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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.

Amid Download Issues, Microsoft Pulls Windows RT Version of 8.1 Update

The tech giant reportedly removed the update from the Windows Store due to 'a situation.'

A Year Later, Microsoft Finally Releases Windows 8.1 Update to Appease Angry, Confused Customers

The free update offers customers more flexibility and customization, improved security and more robust cloud integration.

Tech Giants Form Another Group to Bring the Internet to the Global Masses

Google, along with several other companies, form the Alliance for an Affordable Internet.

Delta to Replace Flight Bags With Microsoft Surface 2 Tablets

Taking steps toward a completely paperless cockpit, Delta is swapping out its pilots' flight bags for Microsoft Surface 2 tablets.

'Control-Alt-Delete' Is Nothing Compared to These 3 Microsoft Disasters

A look at some of the ways the tech giant has managed to mess up over the years.

Talk of Youth Entrepreneurship Reigns at Clinton Global Initiative

The annual event hosted by former President Bill Clinton is aimed at sparking new ideas and encouraging action. But it also focused much attention on propping up youth entrepreneurship.

Microsoft Adds Battery Life, Business-Friendly Features to New Surface Tablets

Faster, better battery life, improved kickstand: Microsoft's second-generation tablets seek to win over the increasingly on-the-go consumer.

Can't Make That Meeting? Skype Could Have the Solution With 3-D Video Calling

The technology is far off still but could give the niche format wider appeal.

Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal

Outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer agrees to pay $7.2 billion in cash for the Finnish tech company's smartphone business, associated patents and talent.

10 Big Brand Logo Transformations

Some of world's most recognizable logos weren't always so iconic. Check out the transformations that brands from Apple to Yahoo have undergone.

7 Computer Keyboards That Broke the Mold

Microsoft's new Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard is just one of several modern computer keyboards that have piqued the interest of the tech world and business community.

Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

Let us know what you think of Ballmer's tenure as chief of the tech giant.

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

Despite his ouster from H-P, Mark Hurd is the one man with all the skills needed to help Microsoft complete its transformation.

Steve Ballmer to Retire as Microsoft CEO

The tech giant's long-time chief executive expects to step down sometime within the next 12 months.

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

Users can project their desktop onto a flat surface and control it with the Windows Kinect sensor.

How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Microsoft's SkyDrive Trademark Misstep

Follow these expert tips for naming your startup and protecting your brand from trademark infringement.

Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

Microsoft makes a far-fetched pitch to small businesses by calling its new gaming console a presentation tool.

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.

Eric Schmidt Talks Motorola, Microsoft, Immigration and NSA

Google's executive chairman offers his views on the news at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley.

Major Microsoft Shakeup Seeks to Revive Struggling Tech Giant

The software company hopes to revitalize itself as PC sales decline and it struggles to compete in mobile.

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

Don Mattrick's abrupt departure and a possible impending reorganization are among the challenges facing Microsoft's entertainment division.

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.

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