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Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year
Cloud computing

Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year

Amid pricing wars between corporate computing leaders Amazon, Microsoft and Google, industry experts predict that cloud storage may soon become entirely free.
Geoff Weiss
3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech
Commencement addresses

3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
Laura Entis
Never Turn Down a Paying Customer
Leadership

Never Turn Down a Paying Customer

Being selective about your business and your clients is great advice...if you don't mind being broke and miserable.
Steve Tobak
Satya Nadella Proves Even Giants Can Pivot
Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella Proves Even Giants Can Pivot

Just three months into his tenure as Microsoft CEO, Nadella has made peace with Apple and embraced change.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner

If the $2 billion deal is approved by the NBA, it would mark a brand new chapter for the former Microsoft CEO.
Geoff Weiss
Steve Ballmer's Most Awkwardly Hilarious Moments
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Most Awkwardly Hilarious Moments

As he gets ready to buy the LA Clippers basketball team, a look back at the former Microsoft CEO's most unusual public antics.
Jason Fell
Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator
International business

Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator

The new feature can translate German to English and vice versa in near real-time and will be available in beta by year's end.
Benjamin Kabin
How to Negotiate a Better Deal on Enterprise Software
Negotiating

How to Negotiate a Better Deal on Enterprise Software

The best deal may or may not be the cheapest price. Know your needs and your vendor thoroughly, then negotiate value first, price next.
Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Opposition to the proposed rule change is growing louder as one commissioner calls for a delay on the May 15 vote and a public comment period.
Benjamin Kabin
WATCH: Microsoft Tests a Keyboard That Understands Your Gestures
Keyboards

WATCH: Microsoft Tests a Keyboard That Understands Your Gestures

Microsoft's research division released a video that stars a motion-sensing mechanical keyboard prototype.
Laura Entis
An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series
Yahoo

An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series

Yahoo announced two original comedy series -- one about a misfit spaceship crew and one about Las Vegas's first pro basketball team.
Nina Zipkin
8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug
Security

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug

Take these quick, easy steps to fend off hackers taking advantage of a serious flaw in the popular web browser.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft to Create Original TV Shows for Xbox
Television

Microsoft to Create Original TV Shows for Xbox

The tech giant is using Xbox to launch and distribute 12 new original series.
Microsoft's Nadella Envisions Cultural Shift Where Data Is King
Technology

Microsoft's Nadella Envisions Cultural Shift Where Data Is King

In a blog post, Microsoft chief Satya Nadella discusses the importance of developing a 'data culture,' where information is dynamically aggregated across every level of the company.
Geoff Weiss