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Robert Scoble: Microsoft Should Give Up Windows Phone, Go Android

Robert Scoble: Microsoft Should Give Up Windows Phone, Go Android

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Remember Robert Scoble? The former Microsoft employee that fires off a controversial statement once a year? He talks deep, though admittedly a lot of his comments make sense. ...

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Senior Qualcomm Executive Peggy Johnson Joins Microsoft

Senior Qualcomm Executive Peggy Johnson Joins Microsoft

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Downsizing your company by 18,000 in one stretch does not mean you cannot hire new faces, and Microsoft has just added a high-profile executive from Qualcomm. Peggy Johnson is ...

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Nadella Is Cleaning Up Ballmer’s Mess, Says Analyst

Nadella Is Cleaning Up Ballmer’s Mess, Says Analyst

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It was about time someone shot it straight. While Steve Ballmer’s reign had its fair share of ups, the way the former Microsoft CEO conducted business during his final few years, ...

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Windows Phone Gains Market Share In South Africa

Windows Phone Gains Market Share In South Africa

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Here is a market you don’t hear too often about, when it comes to mobile telecom. Probably because users in South Africa are still enamored by BlackBerry, which is as of this ...

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Chinese Authorities Raided Microsoft Offices Due To Unfair Trade

Chinese Authorities Raided Microsoft Offices Due To Unfair Trade

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A form of intimidation? Sure sounds like it. Perhaps the most surprising news this week was the report that four Microsoft offices in China were raided by government authorities. ...

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Analyst Foresees More Job Cuts At Microsoft

Analyst Foresees More Job Cuts At Microsoft

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella surprised the world with a massive 18,000 job cut earlier this month, but it appears that this was just the start. The company might announce more ...

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Chinese Government Raids Microsoft Offices In China

Chinese Government Raids Microsoft Offices In China

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An unexpected visit, a much unexpected visit. There is little trouble in big China, as the dispute between Microsoft and Chinese authorities took another turn. For the worse, ...

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Microsoft: The US Government Never Asked Us To Install Backdoors

Microsoft: The US Government Never Asked Us To Install Backdoors

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Finally some official confirmation. Microsoft is one of the companies that has often been named to be involved in spying scandals, while company officials have outright denied any ...

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Here Are The Next 13 Microsoft Store Locations

Here Are The Next 13 Microsoft Store Locations

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Redmond keeps chugging along with its retail plans. We now have details of the next 13 Microsoft Store locations, and rather delightfully, two of these are in Canada. The ...

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Microsoft Explains Stance On Data Privacy And Release Of Information

Microsoft Explains Stance On Data Privacy And Release Of Information

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More politics. Technology companies have not been shy about letting out aggressive remarks against illegal procurement of data by government agencies, but Microsoft has taken the ...

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Worldwide Tablet Market Up By 11% In Q2 2014, IDC

Worldwide Tablet Market Up By 11% In Q2 2014, IDC

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Now here is an interesting reveal. Research firm IDC has just ousted its tablet figures for the second quarter of the year, and they make for some very pleasant reading. The ...

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Chromebooks Now Account For 35% Of B2B Notebook Sales In The US

Chromebooks Now Account For 35% Of B2B Notebook Sales In The US

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Education is one sector where Chromebooks have thrived the most, so much so that many still correlate these budget devices as a perfect match for schools and colleges. And ...

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New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Starts Winning Respect

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Starts Winning Respect

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Outsiders may not notice, but there is a relative air of calmness surrounding Redmond, even with the massive departure of employees in pretty much all company divisions. Satya ...

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Microsoft Questions UK Government’s Decision In Favor Of ODF

Microsoft Questions UK Government’s Decision In Favor Of ODF

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It is not very often Microsoft releases statements on related news happenings, but this is clearly a strong hit for the company. The UK government’s decision to adopt the ODF ...

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Microsoft Loses Out As UK Government Adopts ODF Standard

Microsoft Loses Out As UK Government Adopts ODF Standard

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Redmond has secured some solid wins on the Office front these past couple of years, and it almost seems that all news regarding this side of the business is positive in nature. ...

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The Surface Mini Was Indeed Cancelled, Microsoft Confirms

The Surface Mini Was Indeed Cancelled, Microsoft Confirms

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One of the more anticipated hardware devices from Microsoft, the Surface Mini was heartbreakingly cancelled at the last minute. And now we have official confirmation from the ...

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