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It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.
Security

It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.

If your computer still runs on Windows XP, you're about to become an easier target for cyber thieves.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work
Productivity

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Downloading Office for iPad? Get the Right Subscription for You.
Office Tech

Downloading Office for iPad? Get the Right Subscription for You.

There are many tiers to Microsoft's office suite. Know which one is best suited for your company.
Tim Hegedus
6 Ways Startups Can Play Nice With Corporations
Startup Advice

6 Ways Startups Can Play Nice With Corporations

Entrepreneurs who properly leverage the resources of a corporation for their benefit will be at a significant advantage.
Yoram Yaacovi
Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan
Young Entrepreneurs

Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

A little boy discovered a major security loophole in the product, something people 10 times his age didn't notice.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft
News and trends

4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who took the reins two months ago, isn't wasting any time helping Microsoft play some serious catch-up.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Hey, iPad Users: You Can Finally Download Microsoft Office
Microsoft

Hey, iPad Users: You Can Finally Download Microsoft Office

Office for iPad now available in the Apple store
Nina Zipkin
Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP
Office Tech

Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP

If you're still using Microsoft's old operating system after it ceases support, you'll be more vulnerable to viruses, hacks and other issues.
Richard Thompson
Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft
Leadership

Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft

Here are five of the most interesting things that former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer said during his appearance yesterday at Oxford University's Saïd Business School.
Geoff Weiss
The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns
Internships

The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns

A new list ranks companies based on the amount they pay their interns -- and the results may shock you.
Laura Entis
Box CEO Aaron Levie: Microsoft Doesn't Have the DNA to Keep Up
Technology

Box CEO Aaron Levie: Microsoft Doesn't Have the DNA to Keep Up

At a recent meeting with journalists, Box CEO Aaron Levie and former Microsoft Windows Division president Steven Sinofsky offered their views on how cloud technology is fundamentally disrupting the IT space.
Laura Entis
The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat
Leadership

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.
Geoff Weiss
Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime
Technology

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Digital Crime Units helped take down seven major botnets last year.
Edward Jones
Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year
Leadership

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.
Geoff Weiss