After the close on Wall Street yesterday, Microsoft announced its first quarterly loss ever. And Google announced a $2.8 billion profit for the quarter. Two very different situations -- but they might just share a theme.
NBC is reportedly in talks to buy back Microsoft's chunk of MSNBC.com, essentially ending their partnership. Originally the two companies went in together on the telvision news network and the website.
The other day on its website Vanity Fair previewed an article about life at Microsoft. And it details a particular human resource practice that drove employees up the wall: something called "stack rating." What exactly is it?