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The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

During an open-forum Q&A hosted by Reddit, Bill Gates discussed philanthropy, business advice and even condom design in his first interview since stepping down as Microsoft’s chairman.

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Digital Crime Units helped take down seven major botnets last year.

Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year

Microsoft has set the base salary of its new CEO, Satya Nadella, at $1.2 million, but with incentives and stock options he could earn as much as $18 million during his first year on the job.

Microsoft's Safe Bet: Nadella Named CEO, Gates Appointed Tech Advisor

Microsoft named 22-year veteran Satya Nadella its new CEO, signaling the company will favor staid continuity over the drastic overhaul that an outsider might bring to its beleaguered business model.

Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules

The companies won the right to publish the data after suing the federal government for the right to be transparent.

Report: Microsoft Picks New CEO, May Replace Gates as Chairman

The tech giant will reportedly appoint Satya Nadella its new CEO and is considering replacing founder Bill Gates as chairman.

GoDaddy Teams Up With Microsoft to Offer Small Businesses Office 365

The domain registrar will now offer its small business customers the latest productivity and management tools, courtesy of Microsoft.

Happy New Year? Snapchat and Skype Get Hacked

In just the first day of 2014, Snapchat and Skype were rudely awakened to the need to improve security measures.

Wearable Tech, Marissa Mayer, Entrepreneurs and Innovation: A CES 2014 Preview

A bird's eye view of what's set to take place at the big tech event in Las Vegas next week.

NSA Reportedly Put Spyware on Consumer Tech Products

New revelations about the NSA shed light on the extent of its cyber-exploits and the special hacking unit that can gain access to your whole digital life.

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.

Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra

The tech giant tried to do something similar for men but it just didn't work out.

Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.

Microsoft and Sony Battle for Gaming Supremacy This Holiday Season

Like Sony's PlayStation 4, Xbox One sales exceed one million in first 24 hours.

Tell Us: Are Anti-Google T-Shirts a Good Look for Microsoft?

Google responds to Microsoft's line of anti-Google merchandise.

How to Create a Successful Local SEO Strategy

Local SEO can deliver the most highly targeted customers to your business. But you have to do it right.

Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website

Microsoft has taken its year-long campaign against Google to the next level, selling "Scroogled"-branded merchandise on its website.

Will the New Patent Law Kill the Garage Inventor and Startup?

Congress got it wrong when it harmonized U.S. patent laws with the rest of the world. Now, startups and American inventors are at a disadvantage.

Bill Gates Gets Teary-Eyed Talking About Search for New Microsoft CEO

Microsoft's co-founder had an emotional moment during the company's annual shareholders meeting yesterday.

Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Ahead of an internet safety summit in Britain, the two companies announced their plan to tighten online searches.

Microsoft Axes Its Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Employee-Ranking System

The tech giant hopes to pivot out of its 'lost decade' by ending internal competition for raises and instead fostering a collaborative culture.

Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying

Caught in the controversy over government surveillance, the biggest technology companies ally to get Congress to rein in spying.

Watch Out, Google: Microsoft Said to Be Testing Glass-Like Device

As the wearable tech market heats up, the tech giant is reportedly experimenting with a heads-up device of its own.

Tablet Wars: Nokia Lumia 2520 vs. Microsoft Surface 2

The tablet wars are getting even more interesting, as Nokia unveiled a new device today and Microsoft's latest tablet hit store shelves. Here's how each device stacks up.

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