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Local Tech Wire
Microsoft reportedly considers Qualcomm exec as new CEO
Microsoft's board is considering Qualcomm Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf among candidates to replace Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, said people familiar with the matter.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Nokia Wants to Transfer Factory to Microsoft
How desperate? The phone maker is willing to pay Indian tax authorities $487 million in order to let Microsoft Corp take over the plant, Bloomberg reported.
Google, Apple, Microsoft: Best Tech Bet For 2014
Looking for the next big thing in the stock market is a dangerous game. Few could have predicted the exceptional rise of Tesla Moors Inc this time last year, and ten years ago fewer would have bet on Apple Inc. to be the most valuable company in the world.
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
San Diego Source
S&P 500 drops most in a month as budget deal spurs stimulus bets
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 129.60 points to 15,843.53, its biggest decline in more than a month.
Google Drive Sheets gets offline document creation and editing,...
Google Sheets isn't quite as capable as its counterpart from Microsoft , but Mountain View's preferred spreadsheet platform just got a bit more powerful with an update today.
Nokia is likely working on an Android phone, despite ties to Microsoft
Nokia is apparently still working on an Android smartphone, according to a leak published by The Verge , and that despite the company being about to get out of the phone business , the project is running "Full steam ahead."
Microsoft wins Cisco European Skype challenge
Cisco was unable to prove to a European high court that Microsoft Corp.'s acquisition of Skype would harm competition.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Don't Overlook the Feature Phone Business that Nokia Brings to Microsoft
With all of the media attention focused on China Mobile and a deal with Apple for the iPhone, investors should not ignore the feature phone franchise that Nokia brings to Microsoft .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Microsoft claims it disrupted 'a rampant botnet'
In conjunction with Europol's European Cybercrime Centre and the FBI , Microsoft said its new Digital Crimes Unit disrupted the Sirefef botnet, also known as ZeroAccess, which targeted search results on Google , Bing and Yahoo search engines, and is estimated to cost online advertisers "The ZeroAccess case is part of an extensive cooperative effort ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Are Apple and Microsoft 3D Printing Companies?
What is it about 3D printing companies these days? It seems like another 3D printing company crops up daily.
Microsoft CEO flurry: Mulally says he loves working at Ford
Alan Mulally - rumored as a favorite to be Steve Ballmer's successor at Microsoft - told TV interviewers Tuesday that he loves working at Ford.
Amazon drone team has ex-Microsoft flair
More than half of the team responsible for creating Amazon.com Inc.'s planned drone delivery system have backgrounds working at Microsoft Corp. According to the Wall Street Journal's All Things D , the Amazon drone unit is headed by Gur Kimchi , who used to be at Microsoft but has headed the Amazon drone team for a year.
Local Tech Wire
Microsoft to expand use of encryption to protect users
Microsoft says it will expand the use of encryption to protect customer information, following reports that governments are intercepting data traveling between users and servers or between company data centers.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Symantec replaces technology chief as CEO Bennett leads overhaul
Symantec, the biggest maker of computer-security software, is replacing its technology chief with a Microsoft veteran as Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett seeks to overhaul the company's offerings.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Microsoft will be huge in 2014
A jogger runs past signage displayed at the Microsoft Corp. campus in Redmond, Washington, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept.
Euronews: UK Doubles Down on 'Bill Shock'
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad adds 4G to the cut-price mix; US gives all-clear to Microsoft's Nokia buy; Firefox OS reaches Italy.
Tech Giants Tout Retail Chops
About 10 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine Comcast hosting any kind of "consumer experience" other than a tech support call.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Microsoft Corp.
Shares of Microsoft Corp. was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Local Tech Wire
Microsoft reportedly narrows its search for new CEO
Microsoft's board is focusing on Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally and internal executive Satya Nadella as part of a group of more likely candidates to become the next CEO of the world's biggest software company, according to people familiar with the matter.