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Bill Gates confesses: CTRL-ALT-DEL was a mistake

Sep 26, 2013
Gates says he wanted a single button, but the IBM guy wouldn't give it to them.
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Microsoft's Surface 2 wants you to be productive

Sep 24, 2013
The Surface 2 tablet launched yesterday in New York.
Posted In: Microsoft, Surface, Surface 2, tablet, Entertainment, productivity

The role taxes played in Microsoft's purchase of Nokia

Sep 10, 2013
Taxes may help explain Microsoft's recent purchase of much of Nokia.
Posted In: Taxes, Microsoft, nokia

Microsoft's Nokia deal: Modeled on Apple comeback?

Sep 3, 2013
Microsoft acquires Nokia in a $7.2 billion deal that aims to make Microsoft a player in the mobile-phone market.
Posted In: Microsoft, nokia, apple, smartphones

Microsoft buys Nokia's devices for $7.2 billion

Sep 3, 2013
The tech giant is paying $ 2.2 billion to license Nokia patents.
Posted In: Microsoft, nokia, cell phones, windows, software

Help wanted: New Microsoft CEO

Aug 23, 2013
Mark Zuckerberg probably has enough on his plate that he won't apply to succeed Steve Ballmer.
Posted In: Microsoft, Facebook, bill gates

Microsoft stock soars as CEO Steve Ballmer steps aside

Aug 23, 2013
Ballmer has led the company at a difficult time for the tech giant, which has struggled to transition its products out of the PC era.
Posted In: Microsoft, Steve Ballmer

Xbox gets into show business

Aug 15, 2013
We can now add Microsoft to the list of companies trying to woo users by producing original TV shows.
Posted In: xbox, Microsoft, television, video games

Encryption works? Microsoft helps NSA break through its own data protections

Jul 15, 2013
New documents, leaked by Edward Snowden and reported in The Guardian newspaper, show how the NSA got Microsoft to circumvent its own encryption to intercept Outlook and Skype communications.
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, Edward Snowden, Microsoft, PRISM

Microsoft reorganization is all about unity

Jul 12, 2013
Some say at its heart, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's plan is meant to unify a company that has been more of a group of tech fiefdoms.
Posted In: Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, xbox

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