The company reported that revenue from its "more personal computing" segment, which includes Surface, badly missed estimates.
"[H]ow do you build new capability long before you even have a new idea?" Nadella asks in an interview.
Steve Ballmer says Microsoft has strong products in Azure and Office 365 but the competition against Amazon Web Services will be tough.
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Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, talks about his Microsoft holdings and the company's position in cloud computing.
Microsoft's effort to catch AWS starts with attracting developers, and the company took another step in that direction by acquiring Deis.
After exceeding several hiring goals, Starbucks is ramping up its employment efforts and plans to create 240,000 jobs globally by 2021.
Microsoft just took a direct swipe at Salesforce with a new enterprise-ready version of LinkedIn's Sales Navigator customer relationship management product
Uber has hired Silicon Valley recruiting powerhouse Heidrick & Struggles to help it find a chief operating officer.
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, talks about the use of cloud computing in India and the future of Microsoft under the Trump administration.
It's 2067 and robots have wiped out millions of jobs, AI is rampant, and governments are paying your wages.
In Microsoft's cloud battle with Amazon, the software giant is getting a big boost from connected cars.
Jay Vleeschhouwer, Griffin Securities, breaks down Microsoft's quarterly results and weighs in on the tech giant's Azure cloud service.
As Microsoft's phone sales plunge, Surface tablets are giving some life to the company's devices business.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on after-hours action for Microsoft, including what CEO Satya Nadella had to say on the earnings conference call.
Microsoft Azure — the company's cloud platform which competes with Amazon's AWS — grew revenue by 93 percent year over year.
The company said its major cloud product nearly doubled its revenue year over year.
Analysts expect Microsoft to report solid earnings and continued cloud growth when it reports quarterly results after the close of trading Thursday.
Microsoft will cut about 700 positions across the company as part of its previously announced plan to slash 2,850 jobs by June.
Fears that artificial intelligence will steal jobs are largely unfounded, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty says.