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

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
Leadership

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
Leadership

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
Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?
Acquisitions

Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?

Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.'
Laura Entis
Microsoft Releases 'Delve,' A Productivity-Aimed Office Assistant
Microsoft Office

Microsoft Releases 'Delve,' A Productivity-Aimed Office Assistant

Users of Office 365 have been waiting for Delve, which was previously referred to as 'Oslo.'
Jason Fell
Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death'
Microsoft

Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death'

The text from that infamous blue screen on Windows PCs was written by none other than ...
Dave Smith
Microsoft  Accidentally Teases Windows 9, Quickly Deletes Post
Social Media

Microsoft Accidentally Teases Windows 9, Quickly Deletes Post

The unreleased OS was mistakenly mentioned in an online post by Microsoft's Chinese division.
Carly Okyle
Microsoft May Be Developing a Streaming Dongle to Compete With Chromecast
Competition

Microsoft May Be Developing a Streaming Dongle to Compete With Chromecast

The new device will reportedly use Miracast technology to stream audio and video from computers and mobile devices to television sets.
Benjamin Kabin
Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board
Microsoft

Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board

Ballmer said he plans to devote much of his attention to the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, which he recently bought for $2 billion.