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Microsoft adds activist investor to board
ValueAct, which owns about 1 percent of Microsoft shares, was expected to gain a member on Microsoft's board.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Console Wars Heating Up
With Nintendo's Wii U now more than a year old, the two remaining members of the triopoly of video game console makers - Microsoft and Sony - are now vying for market share with the latest versions of their signature consoles.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Audio: Microsoft pulls plug on XP system service
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Partovi twins, early Facebook and Dropbox backers, quietly emerge as...
Ali and Hadi Partovi may not be household names, but the twins have quietly helped launch some of Silicon Valley's biggest startups of recent vintage.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Microsoft expanding its data base in San Antonio
Westover Hills has proven to be a leading hub for data centers. Now, it will be home to yet another project.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Flipboard buys Zite news app from CNN
According to a person familiar with the situation, the deal was an all-stock transaction for Zite.
Ballmer talks about Microsoft regrets
In today's "Movers & Shakers," Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports on former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's lament that the company didn't succeed with a phone on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Google concerned about Microsoft's move for Nokia unit
Marc Andreessen, co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz, speaks at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2013.
Microsoft makes some top exec changes
Microsoft Corp. is making some changes at the top executive levels, including naming former Clinton adviser Mark Penn its chief strategy officer.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
IT Blogwatch: Microsoft taking chance on free Windows 8.1 giveaway?
This is not a Nigerian "419" scam, a method to earn millions browsing the web from home, or an attempt to sell a bridge in Brooklyn.
Microsoft Receives New Coverage from Analysts at B. Riley
The firm set a "neutral" rating and a $39.00 price target on the stock. B. Riley's price target would indicate a potential upside of 1.80% from the stock's previous close.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Microsoft alums to battle in First Congressional District
Ex-Microsoft executive Suzan DelBene will face another ex-Microsoft employee in the race for Washington state's First Congressional District.
Microsoft warns Windows XP users
Microsoft is warning users of Windows XP that there could be "serious problems" after it ends support on April 8. Microsoft Corp. is warning users of its Windows XP and Office 2003 that when it ends support of those systems on April 8, there could be "serious" problems.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Positive News Flow Propelling BlackBerry Higher
BlackBerry Messenger competitor WhatsApp got bought by Facebook for an out-of-this-world price of $19 billion .
Mon Feb 24, 2014
WhatsApp takes aim at the phone call: App set to add voice messaging within months
Salma Hayek's younger brother kills passenger, 43, after crashing his $165,000 sports car into a truck on Sunset Boulevard in ritzy Bel Air RFK Jr defends sister Kerry as her drug-driving trial begins by claiming she has 'freed hundreds of political prisoners around the world' The Middle East's most wanted: Hunt for the terrorist nicknamed 'The ... (more)
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Nokia succumbs to Android appeal in low-cost phone battle
Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop gestures during a presentation at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 24, 2014.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
2014 Overview: Mobile a Disaster for Microsoft
In recent years, Microsoft - as the world's largest software company - has somehow been associated with the terms "disaster," "debacle," "embarrassment," and "failure."
The $6.8 Billion Man: WhatsApp CEO's Path from Poverty to Riches
Tech luminaries are often drawn from the ranks of the already affluent. Mark Zuckerberg was the son of an upper-middle-class dentist.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
LinkedIn will now let anyone influence Influencers
Launched in 2012, the Influencers program has boosted LinkedIn's engagement numbers by offering long-form articles authored by about 500 well-known business executives like Microsoft's Bill Gates, Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson and home and lifestyle diva Martha Stewart.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Goodbye Windows XP, hello cyber threats?
In just a few weeks, Microsoft Corp. will discontinue support for its Windows XP operating system, which means a great deal of small businesses still using the 13-year-old system will become increasingly susceptible to cyber attacks.