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

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.
Geoff Weiss
Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules
Technology

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Report: Microsoft Picks New CEO, May Replace Gates as Chairman
Technology

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
Technology

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.
Laura Entis
Happy New Year? Snapchat and Skype Get Hacked
Technology

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.
Kate Taylor
Wearable Tech, Marissa Mayer, Entrepreneurs and Innovation: A CES 2014 Preview
Technology

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.
Jason Fell
NSA Reportedly Put Spyware on Consumer Tech Products
Technology

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet
Technology

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?'
Jason Fell
White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra
Technology

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.
Katherine Gray
Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance
Technology

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.
Ray Hennessey
Microsoft and Sony Battle for Gaming Supremacy This Holiday Season
Technology

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.
Benjamin Kabin