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Nokia Lumia 920: Not The Windows Phone For Me
Microsoft: When Steve Ballmer Said Surface Sales Were 'Modest,' Here's What He Really Meant... (MSFT)

Steve-o, No! Mudslide Almost Engulfs Steve Ballmer's Vacation Home

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(Photo: Giant Bomb) Sad news out of the Pacific Northwest today: Geekwire reports that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer almost had his beautiful vacation home destroyed by a rampant mudslide. Why do bad things always happen to good people? The house, situated on Whidbey Island off the coast of Washington, narrowly...
Steve-o, No! Mudslide Almost Engulfs Steve Ballmer's Vacation Home
Microsoft’s Ballmer: Yammer’s ‘viral adoption model’ is key to $1.2B deal
Failed HP Slate 500 behind Microsoft's Surface tablet ambitions

Apple's iPhone Business Alone Is Now Bigger Than Microsoft

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Tech writer MG Siegler just noted a remarkable fact: Apple's iPhone business alone is now bigger than Microsoft. Think about that. The iPhone did not exist five years ago. And now it's bigger than Microsoft.  Not Windows. Not Office. Microsoft. The iPhone also appears to be considerably more profitable...
Apple's iPhone Business Alone Is Now Bigger Than Microsoft

Mozilla Engineer Writes Steve Ballmer; Promptly Takes Foot Out Of Mouth

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Mozilla platform engineer Rob Sayre has probably had better ideas. Hoping Microsoft might allow Firefox on their new Windows Phone 7 Series, Sayre wrote an open letter this morning to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. “Hola, amigo. I know it’s been a long time since I rapped at ya,” is how...
Mozilla Engineer Writes Steve Ballmer; Promptly Takes Foot Out Of Mouth

Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the company's annual Build developer conference emphasizing the momentum of the company's new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems. "In just the last three days, we have sold 4 million Windows 8 upgrades," Ballmer said Tuesday at the conference in Redmond,...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum
Nokia CEO: Surface-branded smartphone would 'stimulate' Windows Phone 8

Microsoft CFO Peter Klein out at end of fiscal 2013, replacement coming from inside company within weeks

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In its announcement of earnings for fiscal Q3, 2013, Microsoft noted that CFO Peter Klein would be out of his position by the end of this fiscal year. Klein has been in the CFO role for four years and with the company for 11 years. Microsoft says that it will be naming...
Microsoft CFO Peter Klein out at end of fiscal 2013, replacement coming from inside company within weeks

Google would like to snag Yahoo search deal from Microsoft

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CEO Eric Schmidt reportedly says at an event in Tokyo that the Web giant would still like to do a search deal with Yahoo. [Read more]...
Google would like to snag Yahoo search deal from Microsoft

Microsoft Earnings Come in on Target

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Microsoft has a lot riding on the success of its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet, so the company’s financials for the second-quarter — the first period to reflect the October launch of those products — are the first real indicator of how its so-called “re-imagining of Windows...
Microsoft Earnings Come in on Target
Microsoft sees Windows 8 as ‘rebirth’

Microsoft: Windows 8 to hit the market at end of October

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Windows 8 is on track to be released to computer makers the first week of August, and it will be generally available to end users at the end of October, the company announced this morning — giving the first official release timeline for the most significant overhaul of the company’s...
Microsoft: Windows 8 to hit the market at end of October

How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

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Perhaps inspired by the speed of the medium, the integration of real-time tweets and other updates into major search engines has happened more quickly than I might have expected. It’s pretty amazing that raw Twitter posts already show up by default right on Google search results pages (they’re a little...
How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

Report: Microsoft cuts Surface RT orders by half

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Upstream supply chain sources have revealed that Microsoft has reduced its orders for the Surface with Windows RT by half. If true, it dovetails with comments made by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer who revealed that the Surface RT had achieved ëmodestí salesí on launch. Although there were signs of sell-outs...
Report: Microsoft cuts Surface RT orders by half

Filing: Microsoft's Sinofsky technically an employee through end of the year

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Steven Sinofsky in Anaheim in September. (Microsoft photo) Just in case you were worried: It looks like Steven Sinofsky will still get his employee discount on Microsoft products for the holidays.  A Microsoft filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission gives the official word on the Windows president’s departure, saying...
Filing: Microsoft's Sinofsky technically an employee through end of the year
Bill Gates awards prizes for eco-friendly toilet prototypes
Microsoft writes off most of its 2007 $6.3B ad business bet

Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs will give the opening keynote at the giant Consumer Electronics Show in January, a logical choice for an event whose focus is increasingly mobile, but one that might not garner the attention of a Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer appearance. This will be the first...
Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

Microsoft Clarifies Ballmer's Claims of Massive Windows 8 Adoption

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Reports earlier this week that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer predicted unprecedented sales of Windows 8 were wrong on multiple counts....
Microsoft Clarifies Ballmer's Claims of Massive Windows 8 Adoption
Microsoft's new Apple-inspired strategy means more devices, better integration

Apple co-founder Wozniak gives Microsoft props for design

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Has Steve Wozniak gone Team Microsoft? As the Huffington Post reports, the Apple co-founder said at an Entel technology press conference in Chile that he is impressed by the design of Microsoft’s new products. He said it’s as if “Steve Jobs came back reincarnated at Microsoft.” Yes, that’s really what he said....
Apple co-founder Wozniak gives Microsoft props for design

Steve Ballmer's island home on outer edge of massive mudslide

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Photo via our news partner KING5. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer nearly lost his Whidbey Island vacation home yesterday due to a scary mudslide that forced evacuations and damaged one house. About 90 minutes north of Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, a massive 500-yard landside hit at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, bumping...
Steve Ballmer's island home on outer edge of massive mudslide

This Man Is Building Microsoft's Next Multi-Billion-Dollar Business -- From Android Devices (MSFT)

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Patents have become such a big business for Microsoft that the company has outsourced its U.S. patent filing work to India, John Weresh, general manager of Microsoft's Patent Operations, told Business Insider. For good reason. Microsoft could be on track to turn patents into a multi-billion business perhaps as soon...
This Man Is Building Microsoft's Next Multi-Billion-Dollar Business -- From Android Devices (MSFT)
Coming to its senses, Microsoft will expand Surface rollout to more stores

No, half a billion people won't be using Windows 8 next year

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's words were misconstrued earlier this week when a report claimed he said there would be 500 million Windows 8 users next year. [Read more]...
No, half a billion people won't be using Windows 8 next year

Microsoft CEO Ballmer still thinks iPhones are too expensive, opens door to Microsoft doing their own phone

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been making the rounds following the launch of Windows 8 and Surface, and yesterday sat down for an interview in Santa Clara with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman. TechCrunch pointed us to audio from the interview (embedded above), where Steve is asked about the role...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer still thinks iPhones are too expensive, opens door to Microsoft doing their own phone

Zuckerberg's net worth sinks; Gates remains richest American

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Oftentimes the leader of a newly public company experiences a substantial increase in net worth, but Facebook’s shrinking share price has had the opposite effect for Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO’s net worth came in at $9.4 billion in the latest calculation by those list-keepers at Forbes, down from an...
Zuckerberg's net worth sinks; Gates remains richest American
Big Tech: Microsoft Strengthens Patent Arsenal With Purchase of Perceptive Pixel
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