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Microsoft Makes Changes to Get Its Products, Services to Sync Better
One Microsoft. That was the subject line of a memo sent from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to the entire company this morning. The software giant has crafted a new strategy, along with a series of leadership changes, all toward the goal of making Microsoft a more cohesive company with products and
Netbooks Aren't Dead, They've Risen as Windows 8 Hybrids
Those Popular Netbooks Aren't Being Made Anymore. Well, at Least Not by Name
Meet the Woman Leading Windows: Julie Larson-Green
Executive Shake-up Has Put This Woman in Charge of all Microsoft Windows Hardware and Software
Black Friday Sales Coming Earlier
Morning Business Memo: Black Friday sales are coming earlier than ever this year. At some big retailers the holiday shopping season starts now. Increasingly, stores are announcing specials to get shoppers in the buying mood as soon as possible. “I think we’ll start to see...
Less Than a Month After Launch, Windows 8 Head Steve Sinofsky Departs Microsoft
Less than a month after Microsoft launched its Windows 8 operating system, Steven Sinofsky, the president of Microsoft’s Windows division, is departing after 23 years with the company. “It is impossible to count the blessings I have received over my years at Microsoft,” Sinofsky said in a...
Apple CEO Tim Cook: Microsoft's Surface Tablet 'Confusing' and 'Compromised'
The Apple vs. Microsoft post-PC war is just getting started. Microsoft has argued why its new software and Surface tablet are better than the iPad, but Apple’s not staying quiet. “I haven’t played with a Surface yet, but what we are reading about it is that...
Windows 8 and New Apps Launched At Microsoft Event in New York
After 1.2 billion hours of testing, Windows 8 is ready. Or at least that’s what Microsoft came to New York City today to tell the media. At an event on Pier 57, the company detailed its new operating system, which is meant for all sorts...
Hi, I'm a PC: How Microsoft Is Setting itself Apart with Windows 8
Architects of New OS Reflect on Apple Challenge, Windows' Advantages, Shock to Users.
Microsoft Windows 8 Requires Combination of Instruction, Willingness to Accept Change
A couple of weeks ago, one of our talented ABCNews.com designers was playing around with a Windows 8 tablet I had lying around the office. At 32 years old, she is no computerphobe. Indeed, she is quite the opposite, spending her days and nights in Photoshop and InDesign. After an hour or so with
Microsoft Surface: An Inside Look at the Newest Tablet
I put on a pair of goggles as I walk into a secured lab. In one room a 3-D printer churns out a mock-up of the back cover. In another room a laser printer spits out a sample layout of the Touch Cover keyboard. In...