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Former Yahoo & Microsoft exec Blake Irving named CEO of Go Daddy
Bing It On: Microsoft Claims 2:1 Users Prefer Bing's Search Results Over Google's In Blind Test

Microsoft Expanding Surface Sales Beyond Its Own Store Shelves

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Microsoft said Tuesday that it will start selling its Surface RT tablet at additional retailers in the coming days as it aims to boost sales of the device. The company, which has thus far limited sales to its own stores and Web site, said it had planned to expand the...
Microsoft Expanding Surface Sales Beyond Its Own Store Shelves
Save the universe date: Halo 4 to launch on November 6

Microsoft defends Windows RT as necessary disruption

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Microsoft defends Windows RT in an interview with CNET. It's a disruptive technology that will only get better with time, according to Michael Angiulo, corporate vice president. [Read more]...
Microsoft defends Windows RT as necessary disruption
Microsoft's Windows Phone chief doesn't see the need for a Surface Phone just yet

Growing Its Influence, Klout Gets Strategic Investment From Microsoft -- And Serious Bing Integration

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Klout hasn’t just defied influential tech pundits, its social reputation scorecard has won them over. Now the sometimes-controversial startup aiming at search. The startup has just signed a strategic investment and partnership with Microsoft that, on top of new funding, will create a product and business relationship with the Bing...
Growing Its Influence, Klout Gets Strategic Investment From Microsoft -- And Serious Bing Integration

AMD's brimming with quad-core confidence

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AMD (AMD) remains confident that the quad-core Barcelona chip for enterprise servers, due at the middle of this year, will deliver a 40 percent performance boost over what's available today - an advantage Intel (INTC) won't be able to match. I had lunch on Tuesday with Randy Allen, AMD's corporate...
AMD's brimming with quad-core confidence

Microsoft Surface production ramps up as Windows RT models come to retailers in US, Australia

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In line with yesterday’s reports that Microsoft’s Surface distribution strategy will expand, the company has officially announced its plans to ramp up production of Surface, while expanding it to “additional retailers” in the United States and Australia by mid-December. In addition, Microsoft has also shared that its holiday stores will be extended beyond the...
Microsoft Surface production ramps up as Windows RT models come to retailers in US, Australia

Apple vs. Microsoft: War at the store

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One generates lines around the block with every product launch. The other one wants to. A by-the-numbers comparison reveals their differences. FORTUNE — Strolling around the Microsoft Store in Santa Clara, Calif., there’s no getting around the fact that you’ve seen this all before. Like, across the street — where...
Apple vs. Microsoft: War at the store

Microsoft Acquires InCycle's Release Management Service InRelease To Improve Its Team Foundation Server

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Microsoft has acquired InCycle’s release management solution InRelease, a tool for automatically deploying application components to target services in different environments. InCycle is a Canadian company that specializes in application lifecycle management (ALM) and release management solutions on Microsoft’s .NET platform. As Microsoft is only acquiring its InRelease business unit,...
Microsoft Acquires InCycle's Release Management Service InRelease To Improve Its Team Foundation Server

Microsoft sets Windows 8 release time to late October

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Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will be on sale in stores in late October. Tami Reller, corporate vice president and CFO of the company's Windows and Windows Live Division, noted at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto that the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build will arrive in the...
Microsoft sets Windows 8 release time to late October

Apple Director of Graphics Architecture Is Second Chip Executive Hired Away by AMD

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AMD has hired away another executive from Apple, CNET is reporting. Raja Koduri, Apple's former director of graphics architecture, has been rehired by AMD as Corporate Vice President of Visual Computing after four years with Apple. Koduri joined Apple from AMD in April 2009 as part of the electronics giant's...
Apple Director of Graphics Architecture Is Second Chip Executive Hired Away by AMD

Microsoft buys PhoneFactor to protect users from password theft

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Microsoft has been pretty quiet on the acquisition front since its $1.2 buy of Yammer in July. But this week the software giant picked up a small, 11-year-old company Overland Park, Kansas company called PhoneFactor. PhoneFactor, with fewer than 50 employees, specializes in what’s dubbed “multi-factor authentication.” Essentially, it creates a...
Microsoft buys PhoneFactor to protect users from password theft

Latest Exec In Cisco Exodus Was 'Like A Daughter' To John Chambers (CSCO)

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The loss of Cisco's Laura Ipsen to Microsoft is a big blow to Cisco, a source close to the company told Business Insider. She and CEO John Chambers were so tight "she was like his daughter," the source quipped.  Ipsen left to become corporate vice president of Microsoft's Worldwide...
Latest Exec In Cisco Exodus Was 'Like A Daughter' To John Chambers (CSCO)

Windows Blue to hit in late June, Microsoft exec says

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Julie Larson-Green, corporate vice president for Windows says that despite some reports, there won't be any major changes to Windows 8 with the release of Blue. [Read more]...
Windows Blue to hit in late June, Microsoft exec says

ZTE becomes 20th Android device maker to take Android patent license from Microsoft

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Just like one week ago (when Foxconn parent Hon Hai took a royalty-bearing Android and Chrome patent license from Microsoft), there's major smartphone patent news out of Asia: Microsoft has announced on its corporate blog a license agreement with ZTE covering Android and Chrome devices. Numerous device makers (including Samsung,...
ZTE becomes 20th Android device maker to take Android patent license from Microsoft

Microsoft’s adds Pegatron to patent-licensing portfolio

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Microsoft just revealed it signed a patent agreement with Pegatron that covers the Windows maker’s patent portfolio for a variety of Android and Chrome-based consumer electronics. The Redmond, Wash-headquartered Corporation now has coverage for eReaders, smartphones, and tablets running Google’s operating system. Both parties admitted Microsoft would receive royalties...
Microsoft’s adds Pegatron to patent-licensing portfolio

Microsoft's Andy Lees Loses President Title, Picks Up New Duties

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Andy Lees, who headed the Windows Phone team until being replaced late last year, has been given a new job as corporate vice president in charge of corporate strategy and development. In the new role he will oversee the corporate development team headed by Marc Brown and the corporate strategy...
Microsoft's Andy Lees Loses President Title, Picks Up New Duties

Blake Krikorian Joins Microsoft's Xbox Team

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Microsoft today named entrepreneur Blake Krikorian as corporate vice president for its Interactive Entertainment Business. Last week Microsoft announced the acquisition of Krikorian’s home-entertainment tech startup, R2 Studios....
Blake Krikorian Joins Microsoft's Xbox Team
Halo 4 sold a record-breaking $220M in its first 24 hours

ASUS supports talk of Android 5.0 as Jelly Bean

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ASUS hopes to be the first to bring out a device running on Android 5.0, Benson Lin, Asus' Corporate Vice President, told TechRadar. Along with embracing the platform, the executive appeared to have inadvertently confirmed the OS' codename, Jelly Bean. ASUS hopes its close relationship with Google will enable it...
ASUS supports talk of Android 5.0 as Jelly Bean

Microsoft hires R2 Studios, Amazon executive Blake Krikorian

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Microsoft said on Thursday that as a result of its acquisition of id8 Group R2 Studios, it has hired technology maven Blake Krikorian to help run the interactive entertainment business for the Xbox gaming console. Krikorian will be the corporate vice president of the group, reporting directly to Marc Whitten,...
Microsoft hires R2 Studios, Amazon executive Blake Krikorian

Microsoft confirms that it has acquired home automation startup R2 Studios for its Xbox division

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Microsoft has today confirmed what was reported last week by the Wall Street Journal: it has acquired home entertainment technology company id8 Group R2 Studios for its Xbox division. What’s more, R2 founder Blake Krikorian is being appointed as corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business. An earlier WSJ report claimed that...
Microsoft confirms that it has acquired home automation startup R2 Studios for its Xbox division

T-Mobile taps ex-Microsoft exec as marketing chief to build 'America's un-carrier'

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Michael Sievert, a former marketing executive at AT&T, Clearwire and Microsoft, has been named chief marketing officer at T-Mobile USA. He starts on the job Monday, filling the shoes of longtime marketing exec Cole Brodman who left the company in May. Sievert most recently held the CEO title at Discovery...
T-Mobile taps ex-Microsoft exec as marketing chief to build 'America's un-carrier'

AMD Hires Apple's Head Chip Designer

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Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices just announced that it has poached the head of Apple’s chip design operations to run its chief microprocessor architect. Jim Keller joined Apple by way of its 2008 acquisition of the startup PA Semi. (That’s Keller pictured at right with PA Semi co-founder Dan Dobberpuhl from...
AMD Hires Apple's Head Chip Designer

As Microsoft scores another patent win over Motorola in Germany, will Google give in and license?

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Microsoft has secured its third patent lawsuit win against Google’s Motorola Mobility in as many months after Judge Voss, representing the Mannheim Regional Court, ruled that Motorola had infringed on Microsoft’s File Allocation Table (FAT) patent. Patent expert Florian Mueller reports that as a result of the ruling — which covers...
As Microsoft scores another patent win over Motorola in Germany, will Google give in and license?

Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

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Microsoft performed its first Windows Phone 8 striptease this morning at a glitzy developer and press event in San Francisco, revealing eight key features for the Windows Phone 8 platform. While the announcements were developer-centric, they also reveal a lot about Microsoft’s plan to wow consumers. From NFC to...
Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

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Facebook’s unveiling of Home yesterday appears to have ruffled a few feathers over at Windows Phone HQ. Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft, has criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s new feature for its underlying similarities with the Windows Phone mobile operating system. In a blog post...
Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal
Twilio and Microsoft partner to bring cloud communications to Azure developers
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