US technology giants Google, Amazon, Apple, Intel and Microsoft have all come under the often costly scrutiny of European Union.
The charity foundation of multi-billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates has sued Petrobras and accounting giant PwC's Brazil arm over investment losses due to corruption at the Brazilian oil giant.
Microsoft said it bought an Israel-based cybersecurity startup specializing in defending programs and content in the cloud, as it expands offerings for the enterprise.
Microsoft said that Windows 10 has spread to more than 75 million devices since the new operating system was released less than a month ago.
Microsoft's new Windows 10 computer operating system is out to win the love its predecessor never got.
Microsoft announced plans to cut 7,800 jobs and write down the value of its struggling mobile phone division acquired last year from Nokia by some $7.6 billion.
Microsoft has rebranded its subscription-based music services as part of a ramped-up effort to compete with the likes of Apple, Google Spotify and others.
Microsoft-owned Skype cleared the way for anyone to use a new feature that translates video chats or instant messages in real time.
Microsoft made a new pitch to app makers, promising an audience of more than a billion people if they develop services for the upcoming Windows 10 operating system.
Microsoft said it has purchased the office mobile app LiveLoop, which allows multiple users to collaborate on PowerPoint presentations simultaneously.
Microsoft announced that it has acquired hit mobile calendar application Sunrise in a deal reported to be valued about $100 million.
Samsung and Microsoft said they had ended a patent dispute that had seen the US software giant sue the South Korean conglomerate for breaching a 2011 licensing contract.
Microsoft reported that its quarterly profit dipped but revenue increased in a sign that it is adapting to lifestyles centered on mobile devices and cloud services.
Google and Microsoft joined forces with Sony, using their online might to release "The Interview" film to online audiences despite threats from hackers.
Microsoft began Thursday letting US shoppers at its online Windows Store pay with digital currency Bitcoin.
Microsoft argued in a court brief that an order requiring it to give US prosecutors data stored in Ireland could "put all of our private digital information at risk."
Microsoft said it was buying the mobile email management application Accompli, in a deal reported to be worth more than $200 million.
Microsoft released a test version of Skype that lets people make Internet calls from web browsers, eliminating the need to install special applications.
US stocks capped a strong week on a high note as good earnings from Microsoft and others overshadowed a poor report from Amazon
Microsof reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.