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This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft
Tech Startups

This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft

Is Microsoft's productivity empire vulnerable? The founder of CloudOn thinks so.
Erin Griffith
Meet Microsoft Band, the $199 Fitness Tracker That Also Works With iOS and Android
Wearable Tech

Meet Microsoft Band, the $199 Fitness Tracker That Also Works With iOS and Android

Here's a look at the tech company's first major wearable fitness device.
Dave Smith
What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money
Money Management

What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money

If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.
Google Beefs Up Gmail Security and Microsoft Nixes Nokia: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Google Beefs Up Gmail Security and Microsoft Nixes Nokia: Weekly News Roundup

Check out the news innovators and business owners need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Microsoft Ditching the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' Brands for 'Microsoft Lumia'
Microsoft

Microsoft Ditching the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' Brands for 'Microsoft Lumia'

The new name and branding will be rolled out in the next coming weeks, beginning with France.
Benjamin Kabin
Microsoft Finally Makes a Move in the Smartwatch Sector
Smartwatches

Microsoft Finally Makes a Move in the Smartwatch Sector

It has been reported that in the next few weeks Microsoft will be debuting its smartwatch. But does anyone care?
Laura Entis
Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment
Asking For a Raise

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.
Geoff Weiss
After Gaffe, Microsoft Board to Look at Gender Pay Gap, Male Culture
Income Inequality

After Gaffe, Microsoft Board to Look at Gender Pay Gap, Male Culture

Board member on CEO's controversial comment: 'I think it's going to take us all to a better place.'
Microsoft's CEO Apologized, But He Was Actually Half Right
Gender gap

Microsoft's CEO Apologized, But He Was Actually Half Right

Satya Nadella took a big step toward a real solution in perceived gender bias. Then he backtracked.
Lindsay Broder
Microsoft CEO Criticized for Suggesting Women Not Ask for Raises
Women in Business

Microsoft CEO Criticized for Suggesting Women Not Ask for Raises

Satya Nadella suggested that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the "system," bringing a torrent of criticism.
Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'
Bitcoin

Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'

That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because it's 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Blending New and Old, Microsoft Unveils Windows 10
Microsoft

Blending New and Old, Microsoft Unveils Windows 10

The new operating system will work on a broad range of devices including phones, tablets and PCs.
Benjamin Kabin
In Risky Move, Microsoft to Open NYC Flagship Right Near Apple's
Location

In Risky Move, Microsoft to Open NYC Flagship Right Near Apple's

The software company's first Manhattan store will be located at 677 Fifth Avenue, a few blocks south blocks from Apple's flagship store.
Laura Entis
Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?
Founders

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?

The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out.
Laura Entis