How To Stay On Top Of Things: Microsoft Buys SwiftKey

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
Microsoft has been going through a lot of competition lately. It is no longer like the old days where they are always on the top of the heap. Nowadays, many players are trying to challenge them at the top. So the software giant must always be on the lookout for new ways to get that advantage over other companies. In today’s marketplace, it is having as many useful tools available for the mobile market. In order

Microsoft Acquires Enterprise Social Network Yammer

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
Microsoft announced last Monday that it has officially acquired enterprise social network Yammer to the tune of $1.2 billion. Yammer–including its executives and employees–will become part of Microsoft Office division, led by Kurt DelBene. Team Yammer will continue to report to their current CEO David Sacks. “The acquisition of Yammer underscores our commitment to deliver technology that business

Microsoft Interested Anew In Yahoo

Friday, November 25th, 2011
It seems that there is still something that Microsoft finds interesting in Yahoo. That interest is still more than enough to keep the software giant to pursue any means to acquire Yahoo. It has already been spurred before by Yahoo. But now that a lot has changed over the years, Microsoft has renewed its effort to once again court Yahoo into a mutual partnership of some sort. Well just how serious is Microsoft in t

Microsoft Seeking For Yahoo Bid Anew

Thursday, October 6th, 2011
There are reports passing through the online grapevine that software giant Microsoft may be trying to bid anew in order to acquire struggling tech company Yahoo. This report comes at a time when Yahoo is going through a period of struggles that have seen the Internet company experiencing dropping share prices, losses as well the firing of its CEO. The reports, although unconfirmed, have been said to give Yahoo sto

Microsoft Acquires Skype For $8.5 Billion Cash

Friday, May 13th, 2011
It seems that there is no stopping tech giants from even becoming bigger. With Google venturing into other tech businesses to add into its portfolio aside from its profitable online search and ads division, software giant Microsoft may be following the same path. It may also be trying to get into other tech businesses in order to bulk up its revenues and earning capacity in the future. This includes buying other