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Review: Forward To The Past With Windows Update

Many people hated Windows 8 when it came out in October 2012. Microsoft responded a year later with Windows 8.1. With the free update, people can change settings to boot computers directly into the desktop.

CBS Seattle–04/16/2014

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End Of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble For Some

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2014

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Microsoft Reveals Siri-Like Windows Phone Feature

Microsoft unveiled a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices Wednesday as it seeks to gain traction in a highly competitive and lucrative market for smartphones.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

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Windows 8 Updates Expected At Microsoft Conference

Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers’ complaints and other feedback.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

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Review: Windows Phone Innovations Show Promise

In the market for smartphones, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 system is barely there. It’s dwarfed by Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android systems in both attention and sales.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2014

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Microsoft Says It Snooped On Hotmail To Track Leak

Microsoft Corp. acknowledged it had searched emails in a blogger’s Hotmail account to track down who was leaking company secrets.

CBS Seattle–03/21/2014

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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Macs, Makes It Free

The free version of OneNote keeps some functions that give it an edge over the free tier of Evernote, including offline access to notes and the ability for multiple people to work on the same note simultaneously.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2014

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Microsoft Names Head Of Investor ValueAct To Board

Microsoft Corp. has appointed Mason Morfit, the president of activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, to its board of directors.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2014

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Ex-Microsoft Engineer To Challenge DelBene

A former Microsoft engineer has announced he’s challenging former Microsoft executive Rep. Suzan DelBene for her seat in Congress.

CBS Seattle–02/27/2014

Satya Nadella Named CEO of Microsoft (Microsoft handout photo via Getty Images)

Was Microsoft Smart To Play It Safe With CEO Pick?

After compiling a list of more than 100 CEO candidates, Microsoft settled on Satya Nadella a home-grown leader who joined the software maker in the early 1990s.

CBS Seattle–02/06/2014

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