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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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Microsoft To Eliminate Up To 18,000 Jobs Over Next Year

Microsoft says it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April.

07/17/2014

Satya Nadella (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Reportedly Planning Big Job Cuts This Week

The report, which cites people with knowledge of company plans, indicated that the job cuts could come as early as this week

CBS Seattle–07/15/2014

Bill Gates (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Gates: Eradicating Malaria Easier Than Fixing US Education System

Gates talked about his foundation’s work improving and distributing vaccines across the world. But he says making advances in education is the foundation’s hardest challenge.

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith called on Congress to stop "the unfettered collection of bulk data." (Getty Images)

Microsoft: Future ‘Bleak’ If Government Continues Unlawful Data Collection

Brad Smith called on Congress to stop “the unfettered collection of bulk data”

06/24/2014

Aerial view of Microsoft headquarters building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris. (BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Fights U.S. Warrant For Customer Data Stored Overseas

Microsoft says the governments demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty and trust. U.S. says it’s an essential tool for law enforcement.

06/12/2014

Steve Ballmer (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Making Sense Of The Clippers Sale: What Does It Mean For Seattle?

Ballmer is even richer than Sterling — with a net worth estimated at nearly $20 billion — but there’s no way he was thinking in dollars and cents when he made his offer for the Clippers. Is this all part of a longer-range plan to get his hands on a franchise that could be moved to his adopted home in Seattle sometime down the road?

CBS Seattle–05/30/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors, on April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorney: Donald Sterling ‘Is Not Selling’ The Clippers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it’s up to others whether the deal goes through.

05/30/2014

Nintendo blames slow sales of its premiere product, the Wii U, for its financial struggles. (Getty Images)

Nintendo Posts $457 Million Loss Thanks To Slow Sales Of Wii U

Nintendo executives blame the slow sales of its premiere product for 3 years of financial losses.

05/07/2014

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