Meanwhile, institutional ownership of Amazon, Google and Microsoft are near record highs.
FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) is an outlier in a major shift of stock ownership that's unfolded over the past five years, according to a note issued Wednesday by Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty.
She writes that as small investors took their money out of stocks and put it into mutual funds, institutions were picking the slack. Average institutional ownership of the S&P MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 26, 2014 12:18 PM ET
Combination of two enterprise mobility companies could present new challenges to Blackberry.
FORTUNE -- Good Technology, a software company, is expected to announce that it plans to acquire BoxTone, a sometime partner in the growing business of helping companies manage, monitor and secure employees' mobile devices. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
The deal between the two private companies could aid Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Good in its quest to wrest customers MOREStephanie N. Mehta, Deputy Managing Editor - Feb 23, 2014 10:30 AM ET
Fortune talks to Gurdeep Singh Pall, who will lead Microsoft's Lync team once again as the company's comms competition stiffens.
FORTUNE -- Chief executive officer Satya Nadella isn't the only Microsoft (MSFT) exec with a new role. Gurdeep Singh Pall, also a longtime company insider, was recently named head of the Skype and Lync communications products. He makes his public debut later this week at the Lync Conference in Las Vegas.
It's MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 17, 2014 7:47 PM ET
The independent game developer is looking to move the PC out of the office.
By John Gaudiosi
FORTUNE -- Independent game developer Valve Software, which has created bestselling franchises like Half-Life, Portal, and Left 4 Dead, used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to debut the first 13 Steam Machines to the world. The new PCs have been designed for the living room, rather than the office or den. And MOREFeb 12, 2014 11:54 AM ET
Today's chart: iPad vs. Android tablets vs. Microsoft Surface, hour by hour
FORTUNE -- The folks at the Chitika ad network set out last month to test whether Microsoft's (MSFT) Surface -- heavily promoted as the tablet best suited for doing real work -- is actually being used more in work settings than Apple's (AAPL) iPad or all those tablets that run Google's (GOOG) Android.
To find out, they analyzed tens of millions of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 12, 2014 9:45 AM ET
Microsoft's new chairman brings focus and an even keel to its board of directors.
By Verne Kopytoff
FORTUNE -- When John Thompson resigned as Symantec's chief executive in 2009, he figured he'd do like many other retired Silicon Valley leaders: invest in start-ups and sit on a few corporate boards. In short, he wanted a bit of tranquility after years of hard work.
Retirement has been anything but tranquil for Thompson, however. MOREFeb 7, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Before Microsoft selected him as its third-ever chief executive, Satya Nadella showed traits that would catapult him into the company's leading role.
FORTUNE -- The first thing a visitor from Silicon Valley notices in Building 35 on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash. -- until today the domain of new CEO Satya Nadella -- is the silence. This is the stodgy, old Microsoft (MSFT), a warren of offices with doors that MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Feb 4, 2014 3:09 PM ET
Steve Ballmer will step down as chief executive immediately, and Bill Gates will vacate his position as chairman of the technology giant's board.
FORTUNE -- Microsoft (MSFT) on Tuesday named Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer, ending an extended search for a new leader. He's only the third CEO in the technology company's 39-year history, and previously served as executive vice president of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group.
Steve Ballmer, who announced MOREAndrew Nusca - Feb 4, 2014 9:30 AM ET
The software giant soon will name a new leader after a tumultuous seven months of drama. A look back at the upheaval Microsoft's next CEO must address.
By Geoff Colvin and Adam Lashinsky, senior editors-at-large
FORTUNE -- Bill Gates was the star attraction at a private event that included some of Silicon Valley's young luminaries in San Francisco last October, but his planned topic, philanthropy, wasn't the most prominent topic on their MOREFeb 3, 2014 7:00 AM ET
Samsung grew its share 56% from last year, Microsoft by 325%. But still.
FORTUNE -- You could write a headline from the data Chitika released today that drew attention to the dip in Apple's (AAPL) share of North American tablet traffic, from 81% a year ago to 78.2% today.
Or you could focus on Samsung's 56% increase. Or on how Microsoft's (MSFT) Surface tablets more than quadrupled their share year over year.
But MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 27, 2014 11:49 AM ET
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