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Apple, Google, and Microsoft Blackmail the Government to Avoid Paying Taxes

America’s largest global corporations are holding $1.5 trillion dollars in profits overseas in order to avoid US taxes. “Apple has $12 billion waiting offshore, Google has $17 billion and Microsoft, $29 billion,” reports the New York Times. These corporations claim that if we reduce their tax rate on that cash from 35 percent to 5.25 percent (which is ...

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Microsoft vs. Apple | Birth Til Today [INFO-GRAPHIC]

Every since birth, Microsoft and Apple have had a bitter rivalry. The words exchange about the competing brand by Microsoft and Apple co-founders Bill Gates and Steve Jobs rivals fighting words that even Pro Wrestlers couldn't think up. Checkout this info-graphic for a detailed look at the bitter rivalry between Microsoft and Apple from birth til today.

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Apple Now Worth More Than Microsoft, HP, and Dell COMBINED!

"If you look at how Apple fares on the public markets today, compared to other tech powerhouses, you’ll notice that the Cupertino computer giant is currently valued at roughly $301 billion, which is close to the sum of the market cap of three of its closest rivals: Microsoft (~$200.3 billion), Hewlett-Packard (~$72.8 billion) and Dell (~$29.3 billion). Mar...

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Skype Shutdown Globally | That’s What Happens When You’re Owned by Microsoft

What a shocker! Skype fails globally TWICE after being purchased by Microsoft. Could this just be a coincidence or could it be the way business is done at Microsoft? I chose to believe the latter of the two. My opinion is quite biased though seeing as how I absolutely hate Microsoft!

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Apple Gains Market Value Larger Than Microsoft and Intel Combined!

"Apple's market value is now greater than Microsoft and Intel combined. When the market closed on Friday, Microsoft had a market value of US$201.59 billion and Intel had a value of $115.21 billion. Combined, they have a market value of $316.8 billion which is just below the $317.60 billion of Apple. This may the first time Apple has exceeded the portmanteau. ...

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WOW! 71% of Microsoft Employees Disapprove of Steve Ballmer

"Hedge fund manager David Einhorn isn't the only one who thinks Steve Ballmer should go: a lot of employees seem to think so as well. According to Glassdoor's latest quarterly survey as reported by Geekwire, Steve Ballmer's approval rating plunged to 29% during the quarter. That's based on surveys of at least 50 employees during the quarter -- a small sample ...

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How Microsoft Makes Money Off Cell Phones… Patent Trolling

"Microsoft always knew they would be successful in the mobile phone industry. With the Windows Phone 7 not making the splash that they’d hoped, they turned to another business model that seems to be working out just fine for them. With a mere 2 million licenses for WP7 sold so far (compared to 350,000 Android phones activated daily) and with an estimate $15 ...

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Why Microsoft SUCKS! Confessions From an Ex-Employee

Microsoft is so crappy. They remind me of that old guy in the room that always says, "Back in my day..." I can't stand people/businesses who insist on keeping things "business as usual." They never progress or move forward. It's classic Corporate America and it's lame. For the longest time I tried so hard to stick it out with Microsoft and PC's. I felt like ...

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Interesting Facts About Skype I GUARANTEE You Didn’t Know [INFO-GRAPHIC]

With Microsoft's recent acquisition of Skype I thought it would be appropriate to mention an info-graphic with a few tidbits of interesting info about Skype I GUARANTEE you didn't know. Plus, the info-graphic tells the story of Skype's birth, how they came to be, and where they may be headed with Microsoft's acquisition of them. Enjoy! Via: OnlineMBA.com

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Microsoft Says: 1 out of 14 Downloads is Malware

"According to research conducted by Microsoft, about one of every 14 programs downloaded turns out to be malware. PC Mag reports that this rather frightening factoid was revealed in blog post intended to praise the SmartScreen Application Reputation feature — a service which confirms whether a download is being provided by a reputable source — in Microsoft's ...

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