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Today Is the 20th Anniversary of Windows 95
Microsoft

Today Is the 20th Anniversary of Windows 95

Microsoft changed the world with this product.
10 U.S. Companies With Radically Awesome Parental Leave Policies
Benefits

10 U.S. Companies With Radically Awesome Parental Leave Policies

Netflix and Adobe aren't the only major companies strengthening their support for employees with kids.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Netflix Perk That Could Change Everything: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

The Netflix Perk That Could Change Everything: Weekly News

Plus: A beloved, hitchhiking robot learns you really can't trust humans.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Microsoft Offers Up to $100,000 to People Who Identify Security Bugs
Microsoft

Microsoft Offers Up to $100,000 to People Who Identify Security Bugs

Having just released Windows 10, the tech giant is looking to pay out big bucks to bug hunters.
Benjamin Snyder
Female Entrepreneurs Take the Spotlight at White House's First Demo Day
White House

Female Entrepreneurs Take the Spotlight at White House's First Demo Day

Facebook, Airbnb and Microsoft announced new plans to hire more women and minorities. More than 90 startups were represented at the event.
Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level
Uber

Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level

Uber reached an important milestone in valuation three years before Facebook.
Ray Hennessey
Microsoft Launches Windows 10 With an Eye on Mobile Market
Windows 10

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 With an Eye on Mobile Market

The much-awaited operating system has arrived.
Microsoft Posts Record Loss as It Writes Down Nokia
Microsoft

Microsoft Posts Record Loss as It Writes Down Nokia

Also, demand fell for its Windows operating system.
Nokia Says It May Re-Enter Mobile Phone Market Through Licensing
Nokia

Nokia Says It May Re-Enter Mobile Phone Market Through Licensing

The company says it was looking for a partner who would take on the manufacturing, sales, marketing and customer support for the products.
This Is What It's Like to Strap a Microsoft HoloLens on Your Face (VIDEO)
Far Out Tech

This Is What It's Like to Strap a Microsoft HoloLens on Your Face (VIDEO)

Microsoft has released a new video showing doctors and med students manipulating holographic 'cadavers' through the augmented reality headset.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Can We Agree That the Nokia Buy Was a Total Disaster for Microsoft?
Acquisitions

Can We Agree That the Nokia Buy Was a Total Disaster for Microsoft?

After write-offs, an impairment charge, and thousands of job cuts, can Microsoft recoup any value from its $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition? Let the debate begin.
Microsoft Reportedly Planning Major Job Cuts
Layoffs

Microsoft Reportedly Planning Major Job Cuts

The latest job cuts would be in addition to the 18,000 jobs Microsoft said it planned to cut a year ago.
Samsung Caught Blocking Windows Security Updates
IT Security

Samsung Caught Blocking Windows Security Updates

Turns out you may be at risk if you're running Windows 8.1 on a Samsung computer.
4 Lessons Microsoft's Resurgence Can Teach Enterprise-Software Startups
Microsoft

4 Lessons Microsoft's Resurgence Can Teach Enterprise-Software Startups

Once complacent because of the dominance of its software, the company is moving forward in both cloud and mobile.
Tx Zhuo