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17 min ago | KION 46

Stocks are back in 'vroom vroom' mode

The S&P 500 hit another all time high Tuesday before pulling back slightly. It still gained half a percent for the day.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Life, Food, Dining

1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

LIVE: Microsoft Delivers Slight Beat On Revenue, Misses On Earnings...

It was a miss on EPS, which Microsoft says is due to the Nokia acquisition. Microsoft says the Nokia acquisition accounted for a $0.08 per share loss.

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Related Topix: Startups

5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Microsoft Shutters Xbox Entertainment Studios And Shows Why Content Is So Hard

If you grow up in the Boston area, no good adjective is ever left to stand on its own - "wicked" is the go-to adverb for all occasions.

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Related Topix: Startups, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Microsoft: Time To 'Sell The News'?

When Microsoft rallies a point and a half in one trading session and then attempts to rally nearly another two points in premarket trading the following day, one has to wonder if it is time to sell the news.

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Related Topix: Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Groove Commerce, Sentillion, Stanley

13 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Looking past Windows, Nadella seeks very different Microsoft

As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WinBeta

A history of the Microsoft Flight Simulator franchise: the origins, the end, and a new beginning

With roots that stem back to the late 70's, Microsoft Flight Simulator has since garnered a relatively strong and loyal following, almost cult-like in fact.

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Related Topix: Microsoft Flight, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Computers, Startups, Microsoft, IBM, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology

Bloomberg

Russia to Reduce Reliance on Microsoft, IBM After Sanctions

Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote reports on mounting international pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin over the downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: IBM, Startups, Vladimir Putin, Publishing, Media, News, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Bellingham Herald

Microsoft makes design central to its future

Among them: dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks; a tubular meal that can be pulled with two fingers from a car cup holder base; and a fork that squeezes out sauce.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Dining, Science, Computer Science, Redmond, WA, Computers

BetaNews

Microsoft announces Bing Offers Card-Linked -- enter to win $100

Google is a great search engine, but so is Bing. Many people dismiss Microsoft's offering without even trying it.

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Related Topix: Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

Microsoft will hold next year a new conference that encompasses its enterprise IT products, including the productivity and server Office software, IT management wares and development tools, and replaces several shows that are narrower in scope.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

ComputerWorld

The fatal flaw in Nokia's Lumia 635 Windows Phone: What was Microsoft thinking?

The new Lumia 635 should have been a killer Windows Phone: It's low-cost phone with a solid set of specs and some innovative features.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

TheStreet.com

What to Expect When Microsoft (MSFT) Reports Fourth-Quarter Earnings Tuesday

The consensus estimate calls for Microsoft to report earnings of 60 cents a share on revenue of $23.03 billion.

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Related Topix: Startups, TheStreet, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

Apple Will Murder Microsoft and Bury It With BlackBerry's Corpse

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Apple, Mozilla, Ipad, Science / Technology

Digit Magazine

Google adds better type rendering to its Chrome browser on Windows

Google last week said that it was finally ditching a 30-year-old technology to display fonts on Web pages in its Chrome browser for Windows.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows

Hispanic Business

Gridstore supports Microsoft System Center 2012

Release date- 15072014 - Gridstore's integration with System Center allows for management of all resources via a single console.

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Related Topix: 2012, Startups, Gliese Games, Video Games

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Xbox TV project to be canned

As a part of the layoffs and restructuring announced by new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, the Xbox division will shutter its TV production wing, Xbox Entertainment Studios.

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Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, Startups

International Business Times

Microsoft to Lay Nokia X Series of Phones to Rest Besides Axing 18,000 Jobs

CEO Satya Nadella informed company employees last week that management will have to take some tough decisions with long-term goals in mind.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft

North King County

Things beginning to heat up in election races, issues | Cornfield

DelBene raised $457,939 in the months of April, May and June, and reported $1.1 million in cash on hand at the start of July, according to reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Medina, WA, Startups, Redmond, WA, Opinion

CNet News

Microsoft Layoffs Painful Requirement to Restore Efficiency

NEWS ANALYSIS: By reducing its head count by more than 10 percent, Microsoft will be able to focus on its most promising businesses in its effort to return to robust growth.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Cell Phones, Electronics, Marketing

The Motley Fool

1 Bad Sign for Microsoft Corporation's Tablet Dreams

Making the operating system free for OEMs is one thing, but getting people to actually buy the devices is another.

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Related Topix: Startups, Google, Microsoft, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple

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