Sales of Windows to computer manufacturers to install on new PCs fell 19% in the quarter.

Microsoft profit and revenue beats expectations

24 Apr Microsoft has reported revenue and profit above Wall Street expectations, as sales of its hardware and cloud-computing services helped to offset a decline in its core Windows business.

Yahoo's revenue, after deducting fees paid to partner websites, fell to $1.04 billion from $1.09 billion in Q1

Yahoo's results miss forecasts as costs rise

22 Apr Yahoo missed revenue and profit forecasts as slight growth in its online advertising businesses was outweighed by higher payments to partners and websites which send readers to Yahoo.

Microsoft's Surface is one of the products which it sells in its stores

Microsoft to build first store outside US

21 Apr Microsoft has said it will open its first flagship store outside the United States in Sydney, as the technology giant expands its physical footprint to take on global rivals Apple and Samsung.

Netflix passes the 40 million member mark in the US and the 20 million mark internationally

Netflix membership surges past 60 million

16 Apr Netflix last night reported an unprecedented jump in subscribers in the first quarter of this year, pushing the streaming television service membership above 60 million.

GameAccount Network's CEO Dermot Smurfit

GameAccount Network's 2104 revenues fall

16 Apr GameAccount Network, the gaming software firm headed by Dermot Smurfit Junior, has reported a loss and a fall in revenues for the year to the end of December.

The European Commission sent a Statement of Objections to Google

EU charges Google with market abuse

15 Apr The European Union has accused Google of cheating competitors by distorting internet search results in favour of its Google Shopping service.

Segways have not become popular with most consumers but have proven a hit in some areas - including police forces

Segway bought by Chinese rival Ninebot

15 Apr A Chinese manufacturer of self-balancing two-wheeled scooters has bought Segway, only months after its US rival filed a complaint alleging it had copied its designs.