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WATCH: Microsoft Executives Channel Steve Jobs As They Unveil The Surface Tablet (MSFT, AAPL)

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In January 2010, Apple unveiled its new tablet, the iPad. Two days ago, Microsoft unveiled its new tablet, the Surface. Don't Miss: Photos of Microsoft Surface > Microsoft's executives took several pages out of Steve Jobs' book when they introduced the Surface. ReadWriteWeb spliced footage from each press event. Watch below....
WATCH: Microsoft Executives Channel Steve Jobs As They Unveil The Surface Tablet (MSFT, AAPL)

There's Some Hope For Windows 8 After All (MSFT)

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Microsoft is getting ready to launch a new version of its Windows 8 operating system, codenamed Windows Blue, this summer that will reportedly fix many gripes people have with the current version. Microsoft's hardware partners are getting ready for the transition too. We've already seen some reports that smaller and...
There's Some Hope For Windows 8 After All (MSFT)

Boot up: selling Bing, Gosling on Android, Apple's malware ratio, mobile's win and more

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Plus how to decide which tax avoidance stories to write, the death of Moore's Law? and moreA quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamTwitter sets its sights on 2 billion users >> CNET News"Everything we are doing is oriented around getting...
Boot up: selling Bing, Gosling on Android, Apple's malware ratio, mobile's win and more

WINDOWS 8 BOSS STEVE SINOFSKY OUT AT MICROSOFT

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Microsoft's Windows boss Steve Sinofsky is out at Microsoft. AllThingsD says Sinofsky left due to tension with other Microsoft executives. The decision for him to leave was mutual. It's a very strange move. Sinofsky was considered by many to be the next CEO after Steve Ballmer. We've pasted the full press...
WINDOWS 8 BOSS STEVE SINOFSKY OUT AT MICROSOFT

WOAH -- Cool New Startup Romotive Brings Ordinary Objects To Life

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In a startup scene filled with boring me-too photo apps, Pinterest clones, and marketing gimmicks, it's thrilling to discover a company that's trying something truly ambitious. After speaking with Keller Rinaudo, CEO and co-founder of Romotive, we think we've found just that. Romotive makes a little robot that lets...
WOAH -- Cool New Startup Romotive Brings Ordinary Objects To Life

Google Admits Microsoft Is Right, Will Begin Serving Answers Instead Of Links (GOOG, MSFT)

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Google is expanding its search engine to present more answers at the top of search listings, instead of the list of links to third party Web sites that the search engine is known for. That's according to a report today in the Wall Street Journal. Google's top search engineer,...
Google Admits Microsoft Is Right, Will Begin Serving Answers Instead Of Links (GOOG, MSFT)

Even Microsoft's Own Staff Don't Believe They'll Stay In The Ad Business (MSFT)

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Adweek published a deep, detailed look at Microsoft's ad business and concluded: According to interviews with a dozen current and former Microsoft executives and others, this may be the beginning of the end for Microsoft Advertising. (We concluded something similar back in July.) Ad execs are pouring out of the...
Even Microsoft's Own Staff Don't Believe They'll Stay In The Ad Business (MSFT)

New Windows Phone 8 Features Gun for Apple & Android

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Microsoft this morning revealed key new features for the upcoming Windows Phone 8 operating system, including the ability to resize and tweak their Live Tiles, one of the flagship features of the Windows Phone operating system. Among other goodies for developers, Windows Phone 8 will include an e-wallet capability and...
New Windows Phone 8 Features Gun for Apple & Android

WHOA: Microsoft DID Try To Sell Bing To Facebook (MSFT, GOOG)

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There's been a wild rumor going around the business press that Facebook might by Bing from Microsoft.  The rumor, which started as a prediction in an e-book written by an "anonymous" marketing executive trying to cash in on Facebook's IPO, turns out to be truer than anyone could have guessed....
WHOA: Microsoft DID Try To Sell Bing To Facebook (MSFT, GOOG)

Machine learning to get its day in the Redmond sun

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Get your buzzword bingo scorecards ready. Machine learning is Microsoft executives’ newest favorite phrase....
Machine learning to get its day in the Redmond sun

Smartphone Makers Turn Desperate

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There are days when I could chuck my smartphone into the Hudson River. Waiting in an empty shuttle to ride across Manhattan from Nokia's Luma 920 launch to Motorola's Razr debut, I felt like a rope in the manufacturers' game of tug-of-war. The battle for mobile supremacy has turned nasty....
Smartphone Makers Turn Desperate

Microsoft's big data boss heads to Madrona Venture Group

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Ted Kummert, a 23-year Microsoft veteran and former corporate vice president of the company’s Data Platform Group, has left Microsoft to become a partner at Madrona Venture Group. Kummert led the development of numerous data products at Microsoft, including SQL Server, Windows Azure data services and the company’s growing portfolio...
Microsoft's big data boss heads to Madrona Venture Group

How Is Windows 8 Going To Do? Microsoft Doesn't Want To Talk About It

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How well does Microsoft expect Windows 8 to do? Oddly enough, the company doesn't want to talk about it. And while maybe the company just being careful, this is not an encouraging sign. On a conference call Thursday afternoon, Wall Street analysts pressed Microsoft executives for specifics about expectations...
How Is Windows 8 Going To Do? Microsoft Doesn't Want To Talk About It

Video: Watch the entire Microsoft Surface tablet unveiling

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You’ve followed the live blogs, seen the highlights and read the posts, but here’s a chance to see and assess Microsoft’s new Surface tablet computer straight from the company itself. Here’s the full video of the company’s presentation yesterday in Hollywood, via Microsoft, featuring CEO Steve Ballmer, Windows chief...
Video: Watch the entire Microsoft Surface tablet unveiling

Windows Server 8 to Be Storage-focused OS

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With the beta of Windows Server 8 to be released in the next few weeks, Microsoft executives said the next-generation OS is focused squarely on storage....
Windows Server 8 to Be Storage-focused OS
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How Microsoft is battling Apple and Google inside public agencies and schools

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Microsoft is meeting with hundreds of public officials in Redmond starting this morning for its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit, trying to make inroads for Windows 8, Office 365 and other new products from the company. Curt Kolcun and Laura Ipsen at Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit. The conference...
How Microsoft is battling Apple and Google inside public agencies and schools

Microsoft: Here's why businesses will want Windows 8.1

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Microsoft said Monday that it will tie Windows more closely to the cloud, a strategy designed to convince its core business customers to adopt the newest version of its operating system. Specifically, Microsoft demonstrated the ability to add an employee's own devices, such as an iPad, Windows tablet, or...
Microsoft: Here's why businesses will want Windows 8.1

Steven Sinofsky Speaks! In The Comments Of A Blog! (MSFT)

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Good catch by Tom Warren at The Verge. Deposed Windows leader Steven Sinofsky left a comment on the blog of former Microsoft employee Hal Berenson. Berenson wrote a post saying Sinofsky was tearing the company apart from the inside and he was pushing out other Microsoft executives. This has been...
Steven Sinofsky Speaks! In The Comments Of A Blog! (MSFT)

MICROSOFT TRIES AGAIN: Here's The Next Tablet It Hopes Will Save Its Business

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(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is developing a new lineup of Surface tablets, including a 7-inch version expected to go into mass production later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the company's plans. Microsoft executives felt they needed to keep pace with the growing popularity of...
MICROSOFT TRIES AGAIN: Here's The Next Tablet It Hopes Will Save Its Business
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Daily Report: Sinofsky's Abrasive Nature

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According to several current and former Microsoft executives, several run-ins with other company leaders led to Steven Sinofsky's departure, reports Nick Wingfield in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Sinofsky's Abrasive Nature

At Microsoft, Sinofsky Seen as Smart but Abrasive

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An accumulation of run-ins with other company leaders led to Steven Sinofsky's departure, according to several current and former Microsoft executives....
At Microsoft, Sinofsky Seen as Smart but Abrasive

The Cost of Microsoft's Surface Tablet

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Let's just assume for a few minutes that Microsoft's Surface tablet is as delicious as Microsoft executives made it out to be on Monday night. Does Microsoft then have any hope of competing with the iPad on price? Even if it does undercut Apple, which no serious tablet maker has...
The Cost of Microsoft's Surface Tablet

Seattle, meet the Bing Fund: a hybrid angel fund and incubator

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After some hinting around the edges in recent days, Microsoft today unveiled the Bing Fund, its new tool that will both invest in and incubate startups. The Fund is sponsored by Bing, as you likely guessed. According to its FAQ, the Bing Fund is looking for “startups that are building...
Seattle, meet the Bing Fund: a hybrid angel fund and incubator

Microsoft sets Oct. 25 kickoff event for Windows 8 in NYC

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Microsoft this morning sent out ‘save the date’ notes to journalists for an Oct. 25 “celebration” of Windows 8 in New York City. That’s the day before the scheduled debut of the new operating system, the biggest change to Microsoft Windows since the landmark Windows 95 release. The invite doesn’t...
Microsoft sets Oct. 25 kickoff event for Windows 8 in NYC
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Zuckerberg will soon be worth $6.5 billion more than Yahoo, which once tried to buy Facebook for $1 billion

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Come next Monday, ‘Facebook IPO Week’ will be in full effect, and so it’s interesting to look backwards to see just how we got to where we are today. Here’s some fun numbers, to put the massive incoming Facebook offering in perspective: Yahoo, who once tried to buy Facebook, has a...
Zuckerberg will soon be worth $6.5 billion more than Yahoo, which once tried to buy Facebook for $1 billion
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