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Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

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Let us know what you think of Ballmer's tenure as chief of the tech giant.
August 26, 2013 in News and Trends
6 Reasons Why Mark Hurd Should Be Microsoft's Next CEO

6 Reasons Why Mark Hurd Should Be Microsoft's Next CEO

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Despite his ouster from H-P, Mark Hurd is the one man with all the skills needed to help Microsoft complete its transformation.
August 23, 2013 in Leadership
Steve Ballmer to Retire as Microsoft CEO

Steve Ballmer to Retire as Microsoft CEO

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The tech giant's long-time chief executive expects to step down sometime within the next 12 months.
August 23, 2013 in News and Trends
This New Software Lets You Turn Any Surface Into a Touch Screen

This New Software Lets You Turn Any Surface Into a Touch Screen

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Users can project their desktop onto a flat surface and control it with the Windows Kinect sensor.
August 19, 2013 in Office Tech
How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Microsoft's SkyDrive Trademark Misstep

How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Microsoft's SkyDrive Trademark Misstep

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Follow these expert tips for naming your startup and protecting your brand from trademark infringement.
August 5, 2013 in Legal Center
Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

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Microsoft makes a far-fetched pitch to small businesses by calling its new gaming console a presentation tool.
July 18, 2013 in Office Tech
Microsoft Asks U.S. to Let It Disclose Security Requests

Microsoft Asks U.S. to Let It Disclose Security Requests

The software giant says it has asked for more freedom to disclose how it handles requests for customer data from national security organizations.
July 17, 2013 in Security
Eric Schmidt Talks Motorola, Microsoft, Immigration and NSA

Eric Schmidt Talks Motorola, Microsoft, Immigration and NSA

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Google's executive chairman offers his views on the news at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley.
July 12, 2013 in News and Trends
Major Microsoft Shakeup Seeks to Revive Struggling Tech Giant

Major Microsoft Shakeup Seeks to Revive Struggling Tech Giant

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The software company hopes to revitalize itself as PC sales decline and it struggles to compete in mobile.
July 11, 2013 in News and Trends
New Zynga Chief Leaves Hole at Microsoft Ahead of Xbox One Launch

New Zynga Chief Leaves Hole at Microsoft Ahead of Xbox One Launch

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Don Mattrick's abrupt departure and a possible impending reorganization are among the challenges facing Microsoft's entertainment division.
July 2, 2013 in Leadership
Apple Plans Nevada Solar Farm in Clean Energy Push

Apple Plans Nevada Solar Farm in Clean Energy Push

The tech giant plans to build a solar farm with NV Energy, a major step towards having its data centers run on renewable energy.
July 2, 2013 in News and Trends
If You Hated Windows 8, Microsoft's Update Probably Won't Win You Over

If You Hated Windows 8, Microsoft's Update Probably Won't Win You Over

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Despite a list of new features, the major thing that drove people crazy still exists in Windows 8.1.
June 27, 2013 in Apps & Software
Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

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The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant introduces Microsoft Ventures, bringing together its resources for entrepreneurs.
June 26, 2013 in News and Trends
Google Pats Itself on Back for Response to EU Antitrust Probe

Google Pats Itself on Back for Response to EU Antitrust Probe

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The tech giant says it 'did a pretty good job' replying to the European Union's concerns that it blocks competitors in web search results.
June 24, 2013 in News and Trends
NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Promises More Details About U.S. Government Surveillance

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Promises More Details About U.S. Government Surveillance

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In a live Q+A with The Guardian, he hints at new details about the scandal and provides insight into why he went public.
June 17, 2013 in News and Trends
Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook Deny Involvement in Government Spying Program

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook Deny Involvement in Government Spying Program

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The big tech companies claim they haven't heard of the National Security Agency's program called PRISM.
June 7, 2013 in News and Trends
Microsoft Offers Early Look at New Windows 8.1 Features

Microsoft Offers Early Look at New Windows 8.1 Features

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The tech company has released a video previewing the changes it is making to Windows 8.
June 6, 2013 in Apps & Software
Microsoft Integrates Outlook With Google Chat

Microsoft Integrates Outlook With Google Chat

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Outlook users will now be able to use Google Talk without ever using Gmail.
May 14, 2013 in News and Trends
Microsoft Working on Major Update to Windows 8

Microsoft Working on Major Update to Windows 8

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Listening to customer feedback, the tech giant expects to roll out changes to its latest operating system later this year.
May 7, 2013 in Apps & Software
Smartwatch Wars: Microsoft Possibly Developing Wearable Tech, Too

Smartwatch Wars: Microsoft Possibly Developing Wearable Tech, Too

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Samsung, Apple and Google said to be among the other companies building a smartwatch.
April 15, 2013 in Office Tech
Ready for Windows 8? 4 Touchscreen PCs and Tablets

Ready for Windows 8? 4 Touchscreen PCs and Tablets

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Tap into Microsoft's touch-driven operating system with these Windows 8 devices.
April 2, 2013 in Office Tech
The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

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Groupon's former chief executive, Pinterest's edge in ecommerce, Wanelo's funding round and more social-media news.
March 2, 2013 in Social Media
3 Things to Know About Microsoft's New Office 365 for Business

3 Things to Know About Microsoft's New Office 365 for Business

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What to keep in mind if you're considering an upgrade to the latest version of the company's popular software.
February 27, 2013 in Apps & Software
One Big Problem for Windows Phone Users

One Big Problem for Windows Phone Users

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Sure, Microsoft has 75,000 new apps, but are they the right ones?
December 30, 2012 in Mobile
Photos: 8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than the iPad

8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than the iPad

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From its size and specs to the keyboard and more, here's how the Surface tablet stacks up.
November 17, 2012 in Mobile

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