Toyota president Akio Toyoda said he has no intention of moving more production overseas in the wake of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, but that Japanese factories will need a couple of months to get completely back online.
By the end of this decade, your smartphone will park your car, make you toast, and, yes, it will do your laundry.
Five people, including four children, were killed after a fire broke out early Saturday in an apartment building in Redmond, Washington, a police spokesman said.
Investigators say five people were killed in a blaze at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington.
Microsoft's no-remote gaming system, called Kinect, has been hacked so it can be used with personal computers or potentially other gaming systems.
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported that its quarterly sales soared, thanks to gains across all of its key product lines.
Microsoft's new smartphone, the Kin, is shooting for a place in the hearts -- and pockets -- of a plugged-in "social generation," the company announced Monday.
Movie audiences have always known the joys of in-seat snacking, but it took the theaters a while to come around.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks to a recovering sex addict and also explores some of the medical opinions about sex addiction.
When Jack Rogers first heard media reports of Tiger Woods' multiple extramarital affairs, the first thing he did was say a little prayer for Woods and his wife. The second thing he did was tally up the number of women who claimed to have had sex with the famous golfer.
The annals of entrepreneurship are full of world-changing ideas, pipe dreams and visionary projects plagued by missteps and skepticism. Then there's the space elevator, which is all of the above on steroids.
Microsoft Corp. will eliminate 800 more positions from its workforce, the company announced Wednesday.
On an April day in Boulder, Colo., Michael Laine sat onstage in front of a large audience, struggling to hold back tears. That afternoon he was supposed to be presenting to the attendees of the Conference on World Affairs, but at the moment, Laine was finding it hard to concentrate. "Two hours ago I lost a $3 million building," he declared to the room. "And now I don't have a place to live."
Google is jumping into Microsoft Windows territory -- and threatening to change the way personal computers work -- with its own version of a computer operating system.
Where have all the high-flying tech CEOs gone?
Microsoft has announced it will offer an online version of the Office suite, but you won't see it until 2010. In the meantime, try Zoho or Google Docs.
Sarah Mues awaits unique surgery to restore hands she lost to a deadly virus
It's been said that the Republican coalition, when it wins, is a perfect intersection of four streets: Main Street (middle class America), Church Street (cultural conservatives), Wall Street, and Easy Street (high-net-worth, birthright Republicans).
Software giant Microsoft Corp. said Monday its board approved a plan to buy back up to another $40 billion of its shares
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer put on his game face Thursday and told investors it was imperative for the company to "ante up" in its struggling online business.
Microsoft Corp. is scheduled to stop selling its Windows XP operating system to retailers and major computer makers Monday
Fewer college students are pursuing computer-related degrees at a time when demand is increasing and thousands of baby boomers are retiring from technical jobs
Microsoft Corp. is abandoning its effort to scan whole libraries and make their contents searchable
Microsoft Corp. may go hostile in its bid for Yahoo Inc., according to a published report
Microsoft Corp. has yet to convince Yahoo Inc. to agree to a friendly takeover, but the software company is already hiring lobbyists to help it convince regulators to let the deal go through
Divorce and out-of-wedlock childbearing cost U.S. taxpayers more than $112 billion a year, according to a study
If you're angling for a raise or hunting for a better-paying job, chances are you've wondered what your peers are earning. Salary Web sites claim to tell you just that, but whether or not you're getting a clear picture of the money depends on who you ask.
Microsoft Corp. is making an unsolicited $44.6 billion offer for Yahoo Inc., in a move to boost its competitive edge against Google Inc. in the online services market
Track increasing sales? What a kick! Track rising expenses? That's usually a thankless, frustrating job for an entrepreneur - and expensive for your company to boot. But help is just a click away, thanks to a flock of companies now offering T&E tracking services to the small-business market. The great innovation of recent years is the on-demand availability of the products, allowing employees to file expense reports and submit receipts via the Internet. Implementation is quick, from several days to three weeks, depending on the needs of the client, and the service is hosted on the servers of the provider, not the customer. Data from the system can easily be integrated into a company's accounting software.
Software dinosaur Microsoft paid millions for a tiny piece of trendy internet property Facebook. But the company needs something to make it hot again
A European court dealt Microsoft Corp. a harsh blow Monday as it rejected the company's appeal of a landmark 2004 antitrust ruling, and upheld a $605 million fine against the world's largest software maker.
For once, my just-back-from-the-cleaners blazer actually matches the blouse underneath, and by 7:30 a.m. I've managed to feed the baby, make two lunches, and find a lost permission slip. The only minor mishap comes when my 6-month-old wipes oatmeal in my hair. But the finish line's in sight, and I dash out the door for the 40-minute drive to work. It isn't until I get to the office and sit at my desk that I glance down and see: right foot, brown shoe; left foot, blue one.
Microsoft (MSFT) ranks no. 49 on FORTUNE's list of America's largest corporations.
Everybody wants to work for Google. After leaping into the No. 1 slot this year on Fortune's annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, the company turns out to be tops with MBA students as well. For the first time on Fortune.com's list of 100 Top MBA Employers, more respondents say they'd rather work for Google than for traditional magnets McKinsey (ending its 11-year reign at No. 1), Goldman Sachs, and Bain & Co.
Microsoft (MSFT) ranks no. 50 on FORTUNE's 2007 Best Companies to Work For list this year. The Redmond, Wash.-based company was ranked 42 on the 2006 list.
Steve Singh may well be the man behind your expense report. (No. 51), used to file travel and expense reports just like everyone else: late. A former software exec, Singh found the task tedious--ev...
Microsoft ranks no. 140 on FORTUNE's Global 500 this year, with $39.8 billion in revenues, up 8% from the previous year. The Redmond, Washington-based company was ranked no. 127 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were $12.3 billion, up 50% from a year earlier. 2005 was a banner year for most Global 500 companies.
Steve Singh, CEO OF Concur Technologies (No. 51), used to file travel and expense reports just like everyone else: late. A former software exec, Singh found the task tedious - everything had to be done by hand, data entered by the accounting department, checks cut weeks later.
Microsoft ranks no. 48 on this year's list of the FORTUNE 500, with $39,788 million in revenues, up 8% from the previous year. The Redmond, Wash.-based company was ranked no. 41 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were $12,254 million, up 50% from a year earlier.
PayPal is getting back to its mobile roots.
Microsoft announced Friday that it will call its next-generation operating system "Windows Vista."
While "Star Trek" fans mourn Wednesday's death of actor James Doohan, who played the role of Montgomery Scott, the Scottish chief engineer on the Starship Enterprise, they can at least know he is receiving a fitting tribute by spending a part of the afterlife in space.
On a shelf in Bill Gates' austere office at Microsoft in Redmond, Wash., sits a crystal ball. It was an apt accouterment for the conversation FORTUNE's David Kirkpatrick had there last month with G...
REDMOND, Wash. -(Dow Jones)- Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) said it is adopting XML technology for the default file formats in the next version of Microsoft Office editions to give users improved data interoperability and dramatically smaller file sizes.
If you love Windows, raise your hand, then shake the hand of Bill Gates.
The Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), at the forefront of corporate gay rights for decades, is coming under fire from gay rights groups, politicians and its own employees for withdrawing its support for a Washington state bill that would have barred discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, the New York Times reported in its Friday editions.
Can a microchip the size of a pinhead revolutionize the retail industry?
Microsoft Corp. reported strong gains in sales and profits for the latest quarter Thursday thanks to robust sales of software for personal computers and servers, but the stock fell Friday morning on disappointment over its outlook.
There's a big company based in Redmond, Washington that you might have heard of. Its name is Microsoft. And it has a nasty habit of barging into new markets and crushing those in its way.
Microsoft Corp. said Friday it will file a court appeal next week against a landmark European Union's ruling that accused the software giant of breaking European competition law.
Microsoft Corp. may fuel more gains for technology shares and the Dow Jones industrials average on Friday as the software maker reported late Thursday higher quarterly revenue on strength in the personal computer sector.
Tod Nielsen and his lovely wife, Allison, were at the front door of their home in Redmond, Wash., greeting guests. Tod was in a sleek one-button tuxedo with silver-and-white bow tie, while Allison...
I've never seen it, but in Redmond, Wash. there's a Microsoft Museum dedicated to the software company's storied history. And prominently displayed in a place of honor is MONEY's November 1982 issu...
Several years and many jobs ago--when job offers were more plentiful than layoffs--Microsoft offered me a chance to move to Redmond, Wash., to help start a Website.
Windows XP, the new consumer PC operating system scheduled for delivery in late summer or fall, represents a long overdue spring cleaning for Microsoft. The Redmond, Wash., software giant is cleari...
This may come as a surprise, but I'm not the kind of guy who likes to reflect. Navel gazing? No, thanks. I'd rather do my laundry. But the other day I found myself in deep thought, and I actually h...
DEAR ANNIE: I'm in my mid-30s and have done well in both sales and management for the past 15 years. But I've always worked for consumer-goods companies, and now I'd like to reposition myself in hi...
Next time you find yourself before your PC waiting for a Microsoft Word file to print, here's a neat little trick. Highlight some text, click the thesaurus tool, and see what you get. The results c...
Like most things Microsoftian, the software giant's recruiting department has taken on mythic proportions. There's the story of the recent college graduate who was asked in a job interview how he w...
Lee and Barbara Jones of Redmond, Wash. (at right) love their house's exterior blend of mauve and purple. But the color scheme could be appropriately called grape of wrath. The homeowners associati...
You asked for it. In response to January's MONEY poll -- ''Which Taxes Would You Be Willing to Pay to Cut the Federal Deficit?'' -- Ron Tuttle of Redmond, Wash. wrote: ''This is no fun at all. Give...
LOOKING AHEAD/COVER STORY 30 BILL GATES' NEXT CHALLENGE His aim: to lead the information revolution of the 1990s. That will land , Microsoft, already the envy of its rivals, in a vast new competiti...
SUCCESSION COGNAC Great cognac requires the perfect balance of grape, barrel wood, and time -- what residents of France's cognac region call rancio charentais. But perfection comes at a price: $3,7...
Unlike most empire-building entrepreneurs, Phil Kirk was dispirited when his commercial-aircraft consulting firm attracted so much business that he needed to hire help. Kirk, 46, was ensconced in t...
Most people rent videocassettes so they can watch movies without commercials. But several major companies think there just might be a lot of folks out there who would love to sit through a string o...