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Microsoft Skips Windows 9 To Emphasize Advances

The next version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet services

CBS Seattle–09/30/2014

File photo of the Microsoft logo. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft To Offer Early Look At Next Windows

Now, as Google and Apple are starting to pitch their own operating systems to business users, he added, Microsoft needs to convince business customers that the next version of Windows is worth using

CBS Seattle–09/29/2014

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Microsoft To Buy ‘Minecraft’ Maker For $2.5 Billion

Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones

CBS Seattle–09/15/2014

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Company Headed By Paul Allen Files $2.5M Lawsuit Over World War II German War Tank

A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Bay Area over a World War II-era German tank it says it paid $2.5 million for but never received

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Joins Ebola Fight

Allen’s donation Thursday to the CDC Foundation will be used to build and equip emergency operations centers and train staff in the three most affected countries.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

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Steve Ballmer Debuts As LA Clippers Owner

The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center, exchanging high-fives and clapping furiously

1090 The Fan–08/18/2014

A Chinese government investigation is probably targeting Microsoft's monopoly of the country's operating system market. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Microsoft’s Chinese Offices Raided Over Antitrust Allegations

Chinese officials toured several Microsoft offices in China and took away computers and other papers as potential evidence.

07/29/2014

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Microsoft Gives Employees Sneak Peek At New ‘Selfie’ Phone

Microsoft has plans to launch two new Windows Phone 8.1 devices soon — one of which is being described as a “selfie phone.”

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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Did Nokia Acquisition Hurt Microsoft Quarterly Earnings?

Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

The Microsoft Surface tablet (Photo credit:  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Makes Design Central To Its Future

Even as the company eliminates 18,000 jobs — most of them related to its purchase of Nokia’s devices unit — Microsoft is empowering people like Belfiore and Groene to challenge conventional notions of what Windows devices can do.

CBS Seattle–07/21/2014

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