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MID-DAY UPDATE: Chevron's $9 billion fine; NYSE merges with Deutsche Boerse; daily deal overdose

Feb 15, 2011
An Ecuadorean judge has fined American oil company Chevron for more than $9 billion in a case that has spanned a decade. The lawsuit began in 1990s...
Posted In: apple, Chevron, Ecuador, Finland, groupon, Jobs, labor, Microsoft, mid-day update, nokia, polution, sustainability, Texaco

Nokia goes with Microsoft

Feb 11, 2011
Sort of a dog-bites-man story here, the thing happened that everyone thought would happen. Nokia has made a deal with Microsoft to have Windows...
Posted In: android, business, Google, manufacturing, Microsoft, nokia, windows phone 7

"App Store" shouldn't belong to Apple, says Microsoft

Jan 12, 2011
Apple is in the process of trying to trademark the term "App Store" but Microsoft has stepped forward to try to block that move. Microsoft has...
Posted In: apple, apps, business, gadgets, Microsoft

Ballmer gives keynote at CES

Jan 6, 2011
The Microsoft CEO really focused on what was happening with the Kinect system. What's happening is huge sales. Ballmer says the company has moved 8...
Posted In: hulu, kinect, Microsoft, netflix, xbox

Kinect spells 'Red Ring of Death' for some older-model Xbox 360 users

Jan 6, 2011
Kinect, the new controller-free motion gaming system for Xbox 360, lures some of its owners into the Red Ring of Death. And as the name suggests,...
Posted In: kinect, Microsoft, video games

Tablet boom, tablet consolidation at CES

Jan 5, 2011
The big Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off tomorrow (though unofficially it's more like today) and around 100 new tablet computers are...
Posted In: business, gadgets, Hp, iPad, manufacturing, Microsoft, samsung, tablets

Kinect for PC

Jan 4, 2011
Asus has licensed Kinect technology from Microsoft and will debut a version of Kinect to run on PCs. It's called WAVI Xtion (catchy name, guys!)...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, gadgets, kinect, manufacturing, Microsoft, Web Culture

Microsoft to announce set top box

Jan 4, 2011
This is kind of a weird one. Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is giving the first big speech of CES and will apparently announce a set top box with...
Posted In: apple, Entertainment, gadgets, itunes, kin, manufacturing, Microsoft, tv, windows phone 7, xbox

Hotmail emails vanish

Jan 3, 2011
Usually the only time I think about Hotmail is when I'm admonishing my wife to drop her clunky old Hotmail account and switch over to something...
Posted In: hotmail, Microsoft, privacy, Web Culture

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