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

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

Google responds to Microsoft's line of anti-Google merchandise.
Laura Entis
How to Create a Successful Local SEO Strategy
Marketing

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.
Jonathan Long
Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website
Technology

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.
Lyneka Little
Will the New Patent Law Kill the Garage Inventor and Startup?
Starting a Business

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.
Bernard Klosowski
Technology

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.
Lyneka Little
Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn
Technology

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.
Laura Entis
Microsoft Axes Its Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Employee-Ranking System
Growth Strategies

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying
Technology

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.
Ray Hennessey
Watch Out, Google: Microsoft Said to Be Testing Glass-Like Device
Technology

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.
Jason Fell
Tablet Wars: Nokia Lumia 2520 vs. Microsoft Surface 2
Technology

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.
Katherine Gray
Amid Download Issues, Microsoft Pulls Windows RT Version of 8.1 Update
Technology

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.'
Jason Fell
A Year Later, Microsoft Finally Releases Windows 8.1 Update to Appease Angry, Confused Customers
Technology

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.
Benjamin Kabin