STEVE BALLMER

From Chalkboards To Tablets

Microsoft and the NFL struck a partnership deal last year worth $400 million. But the game plan has led to some fumbles.

Microsoft Agrees To Buy Minecraft Maker For $2.5B

The game could be a much needed “killer app” for Windows Phone, which trails far behind rival mobile platforms Apple iOS and Google Android in the smartphone market—despite Redmond’s $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s handset business earlier this year.

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Satya Nadella

Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs

In a memo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella informed employees on Thursday that the company will cut as many as 18,000 jobs over the next year.
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