The software giant may announce a competitor to the iPad, but some of Microsoft's past forays into hardware -- remember the doomed Zune? -- don't bode well.
One bullish analyst says the company is trading at very low levels compared with other tech giants.
Stocks are mixed as elections in Greece fail to significantly calm investors.
Hewlett-Packard and Research In Motion tried but failed in taking on the iPad.
The software giant could unveil a tablet computer, while the pet supply retailer is raising its dividend.
The automaker and the tech giant are battling it out over in-car communication technology.
The Finnish cellphone maker is in deep financial trouble, triggering speculation that Microsoft will swoop in to protect its Windows Phone investment.
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