Microsoft Corp. renewed its push to catch up with Apple Inc. and Google Inc. in mobile devices, unveiling updated Windows Phone software with voice-search features and offering it for free for small phones and tablets.
Microsoft Corp. New Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella announced new leadership roles for Scott Guthrie and Phil Spencer, adding to management moves aimed at rebooting growth in cloud and devices at the world’s largest software maker.
Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said he will “hold nothing back” to get the company’s programs across all devices, in a clear departure from the software maker’s longtime focus on its Windows operating system.
Microsoft Corp.’s former Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said he’s sorry he didn’t combine hardware and software development sooner after the company missed out on Apple Inc.’s smartphone success.
Microsoft Corp., under new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, will accelerate a push into mobile software, joining forces with hardware manufacturers and Qualcomm Inc. to develop cheaper phones for emerging markets.
A painting of the New York Stock Exchange in its heyday, depicting men buzzing around trading posts, hangs in the Jersey City office of William O’Brien. An inheritance from his father, it represents a way of life the Direct Edge Holdings LLC chief executive officer has spent a career helping to dismantle.