12 Jul 2013

Restructure at Microsoft

6:01 am on 12 July 2013

Microsoft is being restructured in its first major overhaul for five years. The software company will be streamlined around devices such as phones, games consoles, and services.

Chief executive Steve Ballmer said Microsoft would be able to react faster to changes in the market.

New divisions include engineering, marketing and business development.

The BBC reports move comes amid a decline in demands for personal computers, as consumers turn to tablets and other mobile devices.