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SEATTLE, July 18- Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings as slow personal computer sales ate into its Windows business and the company took an unexpected $900 million charge for its inventory of unsold Surface tablets, sending its shares down 5 percent after hours.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 11- Microsoft Corp's sweeping re-organization on Thursday creates a company that, more than ever, bears the stamp of Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 11- Microsoft Corp launched its biggest internal overhaul in five years to streamline the development of products from Windows to tablets, hoping to catch nimbler rivals in mobile and cloud computing.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 11- The reorganization Microsoft Corp announced on Thursday represents the most sweeping re-structuring of the world's largest software company since 2008, designed to better align Microsoft's operations with Chief Executive Steve Ballmer's stated goal of becoming a "devices and services" company.
July 11- Microsoft Corp launched its biggest internal restructuring in five years to unify development of its products including Windows, across an increasingly wide spectrum of ways to use them, from mobile devices to the cloud.
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is creating "cross-functional strike teams" to work across the individual engineering divisions to spearhead new ideas, explains CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Brent Thill, UBS, and Ed Maguire, CLSA, discuss how to play the tech giant's realignment plans.
CEO Steve Ballmer announced a "far-reaching realignment of the company," reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
July 11- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Thursday he was streamlining the software and media company around devices like phones and game consoles and services in its first major overhaul in five years.
Microsoft's newly announced restructuring plan could create significant value for shareholders and may change Wall Street's opinions of the company, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Microsoft's restructuring plans. And Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Dennis Berman, WSJ Marketplace, weigh in on what the changes mean for the stock and CEO Steve Ballmer.
July 11- Microsoft Corp said it will deliver multiple devices and services as a single company, rather than a collection of separate divisions, after completing its first major overhaul in five years.
John Fortt and the "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the tech giant's realignment announcement and whether its concept of "One Microsoft" will work.
John Sculley, former Apple CEO, discusses the widely expected launch of Microsoft's restructuring plan and its impact on the company's future.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 9- Microsoft Corp will unveil on Thursday its biggest management reorganization in at least five years, to better compete in a world of mobile devices and Web-based services, according to the technology blog AllThingsD.
Mary Uhl-Bien, University of Nebraska professor, provides perspective on Zynga's new hire and Microsoft's restructuring plan.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made CNBC Herb Greenberg's "worst CEOs" list last year. Greenberg discusses whether the company's reorganization will work.
CNBC's Jon Fortt and Harry McCracken, Time m expect when the tech giant announces major restructuring plan for the company today, including a possible reshuffling of senior executives.
BOSTON, June 25- Oracle Corp, the technology giant losing market share to younger firms that sell software via the Web, has signed a long-term partnership with archrival and cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com Inc. The two companies said on Tuesday that Oracle will integrate some of its cloud-based software programs with Salesforce products.
SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, June 24- Microsoft Corp said on Monday it would support Oracle Corp software on its cloud-based platforms, a tie-up aimed at improving the rivals' chances against nimbler Web-based computing companies chipping away at their traditional businesses.