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Windows 10 to get 'holographic' headset and Cortana
Jan. 21
  Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will bring its voice-controlled assistant Cortana to PCs


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.25 Xbox and PlayStation online crash
  Xbox and Sony PlayStation online services have been suffering technical problems, amid claims a hacking group has disabled their services
Oct.10 Microsoft boss rues female pay gaffe
  Satya Nadella, has apologised for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have 'faith in the system' Sep.30 Microsoft unveils Windows 10   Microsoft has disclosed the first details of Windows 10 - its next operating system (OS). It will run on a wide range of devices Sep.15 Microsoft pays $2.5bn for Minecraft maker Mojang. Sweden Aug.19 Former Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer leaves firm  Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has said he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect Aug.12  LA Clippers sold to ex-Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer Jul.28 China regulators visit Microsoft offices Jul.17 Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs
  Microsoft is to cut up to 18,000 jobs marking the deepest cuts in the technology firm's 39-year history. The bulk of the cuts will be in its phone unit Nokia
May.29  Microsoft's ex-CEO Steve Ballmer 'wins Clippers bid' Apr.25  Microsoft and Nokia complete mobile phone unit deal Apr.7 Windows XP security deadline arrives  There will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft Mar.3 Bill Gates regains 'world's richest' tag  Microsoft founder has regained the top spot as the world's richest person. Total net worth was estimated at $76bn this year Feb.4 Microsoft names Nadella as new boss
  Indian-born Satya Nadella is currently Microsoft's head of Cloud and Enterprise. He takes over from Steve Ballmer who announced plans to step down


year 2013 Top ^

Dec.9  Tech firms seek US surveillance reform Nov.17 Search engines to block abuse images Sep.17 Microsoft in $40bn share buyback  Microsoft has announced a share buyback worth $40bn and will raise its dividend payout to shareholders by 22% Sep.2  Microsoft to buy Nokia phones unit Aug.23 Microsoft chief Ballmer to retire   Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer is to retire from the technology giant within the next 12 months. Shares in Microsoft leapt 9% on the... Aug.10  Plane crash kills ex-Microsoft exec Jun.19 Microsoft U-turn in Xbox games row  Microsoft has made a dramatic U-turn over its decision to impose restrictions on pre-owned titles on its new Xbox One console Jun.11 Tech firms urge security transparency
  Google, Facebook and Microsoft have asked the government to allow them to disclose the security requests they receive for handing over user data
May.30 Start button returns to Windows 8  Microsoft has confirmed a Start button is returning to the desktop mode's taskbar of its Windows 8 operating system Mar.6  EU fines Microsoft over web browser Feb.22 Hackers attack Microsoft computers  Microsoft has become the latest US technology company to confirm that it has been targeted by computer hackers

year 2012 Top ^

Oct.29 Windows Phone 8 operating system launched Oct.24 Microsoft to make more hardware Aug.15 Bill Gates backs 'future' toilet Jul.19 Microsoft makes first ever loss Jul.5 Android phones 'used for botnet' Jun.18 Microsoft unveils iPad rival Surface

year 2011 Top ^

Oct.7  Europe clears Microsoft Skype bid May.10  Microsoft buys phone firm Skype Feb.10 New Microsoft browser goes live
Jan.5 Microsoft uses mobile phone chips

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Dec.23 Microsoft warns on IE browser bug
Oct.28 Microsoft lifted by record sales Oct.18 Top Microsoft executive resigns Sep.9  China's tycoons shun Gates-Buffett Aug.27 Billionaire sues hi-tech giants Jul.22 Windows 7 boosts Microsoft profit Jul.13 'Virtual human' makes Xbox debut Jul.3 Buffett gives charities $1.93bn May.18 Hotmail makeover targets rivals Feb.25 Microsoft shuts down global spam network Feb.15 Microsoft launches Windows 7 mobile Jan.16  Germany issues Explorer warning

year 2009 Top ^

Nov.16  Microsoft co-founder Allen has cancer Oct.21  Microsoft unleashes new Windows Oct.5  Hotmail accounts 'posted online' Sep.22  Microsoft increases search share Jul.29 Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal
Feb.13 Microsoft bounty for worm creator  A reward of $250,000 has been offered by Microsoft to find who is behind the Downadup/Conficker virus

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.17  Microsoft plans quick fix for IE Oct.28  Microsoft delivers pre-beta Windows 7 Aug.21  Web browser to get 'privacy mode' May.3 Microsoft walks away from Yahoo
  Microsoft has dropped its 3-month-old bid to buy internet firm because the two sides cannot agree on an acceptable sale price Feb.27 EU fines Microsoft record $1.4bn
. European Union Feb.1 Microsoft wants to purchase Yahoo  Microsoft has offered to buy the search engine company for $44.6bn in cash and shares. The offer is 62% above Yahoo's closing share price Jan.25  Bill Gates new project: Farming

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.4  'Kill switch' dropped from Vista Jan.30  Operating system Vista arrives

year 2006 Top ^

Aug.13  Gates: 'Women key to Aids policy' Jul.21 Zune challenge beckons for iPod
Jul.19  Gates gives $287m to HIV research Jun.25  Buffett gives $30 billion Gates Foundation Jun.15 Gates to end daily Microsoft role Jan.27  Davos: Gates triples TB research funding

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.10 Microsoft in $7m spam settlement


year 2004 Top ^

Mar.24  Microsoft hit by record EU fine Feb.12  Microsoft source code leaked out Feb.10  Microsoft admits 'critical' flaw

year 2003 Top ^

Nov.5 Anti-virus fight gets cash boost
Aug.15  Microsoft fights 'flawed' worm Apr.21  Microsoft changes licensing rules Feb.27  Bill Gates again richest man in world Jan.25  Computer worm blocks ATMs

year 2001 Top ^

Dec.20  Fix your Windows, says Microsoft Nov.2 Microsoft reaches anti-trust deal  Washington: Microsoft would be obliged to provide rivals with information about middleware products Oct.25 Windows XP hits the streets  Microsoft has launched the latest version of its main product using a $250m marketing drive Sep.6  Feds drop Microsoft breakup Jun.28  Court vacates Microsoft ruling Apr.21 Gates toppled as world's richest  Microsoft billionaire has been ousted as the richest by Walton, the chairman of the Wal-Mart retail empire

year 2000 Top ^

Apr.4 Microsoft loses antitrust suit
  Washington: Microsoft is confident that it will eventually overturn the decision by a judge that it violated anti-monopoly laws Jan.14 Microsoft CEO Gates Steps Down
  Seattle: Bill Gates is handing the reins to his former Harvard classmate, Steve Ballmer, the company's president