Microsoft CEO Tells Women Not to Ask For a Raise at Women in Tech Event

Congratulations to new CEO Satya Nadella for making people give a fuck about Microsoft for the first time in years. Nadella achieved this emotional engagement by offering up the most deplorable and incorrect advice to women in the workplace since Joan Holloway told Peggy Olson to wear something that showed off her… » 10/09/14 5:50pm 10/09/14 5:50pm

Report: Microsoft Will Soon Unleash a 'Selfie Phone'

The end times are upon us: Microsoft will soon release a phone designed to take perfect selfies. Talk to your teens about proper selfie-related decision-making now, before it's too late. » 7/29/14 11:40am 7/29/14 11:40am

Microsoft Understands How Much You Gals Love Weddings

Microsoft spends a lot of time attempting to zing Apple. Their latest try is pitched to the ladies and focuses on the fact Mac laptops don't have touch screens. A pretty simple concept! But just in case, the company decided to explain it in terms of wedding planning. Because ladies love weddings. » 3/03/14 10:25am 3/03/14 10:25am

Microsoft Knows Women Play Video Games Too, Right?

This Christmas is the battle of the console gaming systems, as Xbox One and the PS4 duke it out for users. For its latest marketing effort, Microsoft decided to create a customizable form letter for those who'll have to convince mom, roommate or significant other before getting one of these $500 toys. » 11/27/13 4:40pm 11/27/13 4:40pm

If You Are a Woman, You Use Your Phone Differently Than a Man

When they're not busy making computer technology and being started by Bill Gates, Microsoft is doing research. Or more specifically, Facebook polling, on things that will better your life and teach you things, like how "both genders see eye to eye on mobile phone pet peeves but differ when protecting their personal… » 6/03/13 7:00pm 6/03/13 7:00pm

Microsoft Ad Proves That Advertisers Are Becoming Totally Cool with…

Another day, another encouraging sign that same-sex marriage has gone totally mainstream: a new ad for Microsoft Outlook features a lesbian wedding, which is paired in the many-people-who-use-Outlook pitch with a stuntman launching his exploding delivery van off of a ramp. According to AdWeek, this ad, along with an… » 3/19/13 10:35am 3/19/13 10:35am

Will Microsoft's New App Help Women Avoid Rape?

Microsoft is drawing some criticism for what some people are calling the "avoid ghetto" feature, which would supposedly let Windows Phone users steer clear of bad neighborhoods. What would this product mean for women's safety? » 1/09/12 4:00pm 1/09/12 4:00pm

Gamer Punished For Living In A Town Named Gay

Microsoft suspended a gamer from Xbox Live for listing "Fort Gay" as his location. But that's a real town, and the whole episode makes Microsoft look pretty bad. » 9/08/10 1:08pm 9/08/10 1:08pm

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Keeping up with the new Wall Street Journal "Journal Women" website has been kind of fun! First there was this story about doing business in Asia, where women often find it a little bit awkward when following about six hours of Crown Royal-soaked karaoke their hosts try to pair them up with "hostesses" as if they are… » 6/10/08 2:00pm 6/10/08 2:00pm