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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

Will Microsoft's reorganization work?

Jul 11, 2013
The tech giant plans to revamp its structure and management, as the tech world changes from PCs to mobile devices and cloud computing.
Posted In: Microsoft, Steve Ballmer

Why does Microsoft need a restructuring?

Jul 11, 2013
What does a rumored management shake-up at Microsoft mean for the tech giant?
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Zynga, seeking mobile turnaround, names Microsoft Xbox head as CEO

Jul 2, 2013
Microsoft executive Don Mattrick will become the next CEO of social gaming company Zynga as the company seeks salvation through mobile platforms.
Posted In: zynga, Microsoft, video game, xbox

Microsoft developers say 'start me up, again'

Jun 26, 2013
Microsoft holds its big developer conference and we get the 'start' button back.
Posted In: Microsoft, apple, Google, windows

Microsoft returns to San Francisco for developers conference

Jun 24, 2013
What to expect from Microsoft's developers conference, Microsoft Build.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows 8, windows

The iPhone gets an office, a Microsoft Office

Jun 14, 2013
Microsoft is finally delivering a mobile version of it's Office software to the iPhone today. So what took them so long?
Posted In: Microsoft, windows, iPhone, software

Silicon Valley companies call for greater transparency in PRISM program

Jun 12, 2013
The tech companies' sudden, overt concern about transparency in government surveillance may be as much about protecting themselves as consumers.
Posted In: nsa, PRISM, Google, Twitter, Microsoft, Facebook, transparency

Is your computer part of a botnet? It's hard to tell

Jun 7, 2013
Microsoft worked with law enforcement this week to shutdown a massive network of computers being used by criminals called a botnet. What is a botnet? And could you be part of one?
Posted In: Microsoft, hacking, cybercrime

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