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Microsoft Launches Windows 10 With an Eye on Mobile Market
Windows 10

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 With an Eye on Mobile Market

The much-awaited operating system has arrived.
Intel to Buy Smaller Chipmaker for $16.7 Billion
Acquisitions

Intel to Buy Smaller Chipmaker for $16.7 Billion

With the acquisition, Intel aims to to boost its data center business.
Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs
Security

Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs

If a hacker can get a Windows user to click on a bad link in an email or on a website, it can essentially hijack communications and steal sensitive information.
Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death'
Microsoft

Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death'

The text from that infamous blue screen on Windows PCs was written by none other than ...
Dave Smith
Mary Meeker: Tablet Shipments Are Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did
Trends

Mary Meeker: Tablet Shipments Are Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did

The venture capitalist and legendary Wall Street analyst released her 2014 internet trends report today at the Code Conference.
Laura Entis
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
'Control-Alt-Delete' Is Nothing Compared to These 3 Microsoft Disasters
Technology

'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.
Jason Fell
Done Deal: A Look at the Long, Contentious Road to Buying Dell Inc.
Technology

Done Deal: A Look at the Long, Contentious Road to Buying Dell Inc.

In this interactive timeline, we look back at how founder Michael Dell's proposal to acquire the company and take it private played out.
Benjamin Kabin
Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Drops Campaign to Derail Dell's Takeover Bid
Technology

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Drops Campaign to Derail Dell's Takeover Bid

In letter to the SEC, Icahn says he's done opposing Michael Dell but just getting started recruiting Twitter followers.
Jason Fell
Dell Founder's New Buyout Bid Wins Initial Shareholder Approval
Technology

Dell Founder's New Buyout Bid Wins Initial Shareholder Approval

The official vote on the bid from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners has been pushed back to September 12.
Benjamin Kabin
Dell Founder Sweetens Offer to Take the PC Maker Private
Technology

Dell Founder Sweetens Offer to Take the PC Maker Private

New offer adds $150 million and calls for a decision to be made by simple majority of shareholders.
Benjamin Kabin
Dell Postpones Buyout Meeting as More Votes Needed
Technology

Dell Postpones Buyout Meeting as More Votes Needed

Dell put off shareholder vote on its founder's $24.4 billion buyout offer, after failing to get enough support to seal the deal.
Dell Founder Stands Firm on Buyout Offer
Technology

Dell Founder Stands Firm on Buyout Offer

Michael Dell will not raise his $24.4 billion bid for the PC maker, even if a vote on the offer is delayed, sources say.
Michael Dell Told to Raise Dell Offer as Carl Icahn Ups the Stakes
Technology

Michael Dell Told to Raise Dell Offer as Carl Icahn Ups the Stakes

The founder has been advised to raise his $24.4 billion offer for Dell, coming under further pressure from billionaire investor Carl Icahn.