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Microsoft takes write-down to make up for Internet losses

Jul 3, 2012
Bing is no boon, so Microsoft books a $6.2 billion charge and wipes out quarterly profit.
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Microsoft bets $1.2 billion on social networking for behind the firewall

Jun 26, 2012
Microsoft picks up Yammer to add business-friendly social networking software to its Office productivity software
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Microsoft unveils new Surface tablet

Jun 19, 2012
There's a new tablet in town. It's called the Surface, and it's Microsoft's answer to the iPad. But will the new product, complete with a keyboard and running Windows, be able to compete in the tablet market?
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Microsoft announces Surface tablet with few details

Jun 19, 2012
Microsoft's new tablet computer, the Surface, looks kind of like an iPad, but it runs Windows and has a keyboard. It was unveiled yesterday at a very Apple-esque event.
Posted In: windows, tablet, Surface, Microsoft

Microsoft's big reveal

Jun 18, 2012
The company lifts the lid on something new today. But can anything make the tech giant relevant again?
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Microsoft’s Surface: Will it be worth scratching?

Jun 18, 2012
A forthcoming tablet from the makers of Windows and Xbox offers a built-in keyboard and a lot of things that might remind you of the iPad.
Posted In: Microsoft, tablets, apple, iPad, Google, censorship

E3: Video game consoles aren’t just for video games

Jun 5, 2012
As a new generation of consoles looms, current models are being packaged up for movies and socializing.
Posted In: video games, e3, Microsoft, nintendo, xbox, wii u

Giant video gaming conference E3 gets going in L.A.

Jun 5, 2012
And it's all about the game consoles. How will Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony stave off mobile and social games?
Posted In: video games, e3, nintendo, Sony, Microsoft

Microsoft makes 'Do Not Track' the default

Jun 4, 2012
Advertisers are not amused. In the upcoming version of Windows, Internet Explorer will have its "Do Not Track" feature turned on by default. Goodbye creepy ads that seem to follow you around -- hello, more generic ads for great deals on car insurance?
Posted In: Microsoft, web tracking, do not track, tracking, browsers, internet explorer, online advertising, QR code, health care

Barnes & Noble teams up with Microsoft on Nook

Apr 30, 2012
We found out this morning that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble's digital book business. Why would the sometime rivals decide to join together?
Posted In: Barnes & Noble, Nook, Microsoft

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