About MicrosoftFounded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. SOURCE Microsoft Corp.
An operating system that merge Chrome OS and Android could gain a following in the education and low-end consumer PC markets. Business PC buyers could be a tougher sell.
BlackBerry sharply rose after announcing it was getting out of the business of developing and manufacturing smartphones. Amazon trended higher after a favorable research note from Nomura.