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Report: Microsoft Investors Looking To Show Gates The Door

Three of Microsoft’s top investors are telling the board it’s time for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the company, according to Reuters.

10/01/2013

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Delta Picks Microsoft For Pilot Tablets

Delta Air Lines plans to buy 11,000 Microsoft Surface 2 tablets for its pilots to replace the heavy bundles of books and maps they haul around now.

CBS Seattle–09/30/2013

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Review: New Surface Tablets Make Typing Easy

It almost seems unfair to categorize the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 as tablets. Although they have touch-screen keyboards like regular tablets, they work best when attached to an optional cover with a keyboard on the inside.

CBS Seattle–09/24/2013

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Microsoft Unveils New Surface At NYC Event

Microsoft is introducing new Surface tablet computers and accessories, including a professional model that allows people to use it more like a laptop or a desktop.

CBS Seattle–09/23/2013

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Microsoft Launches Xbox Music On Web For Free

Microsoft is making its Xbox Music streaming service available for free on the Web — even to those who don’t use Windows 8.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2013

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CEO Jeff Raikes Retiring From Gates Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Jeff Raikes announced Tuesday he’s stepping down.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2013

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Nokia Stock Surges On Microsoft Takeover

Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.’s line-up of smartphones and a portfolio of patents and services in an attempt to strengthen its fight with Apple Inc. and Google Inc. and capture a slice of the lucrative mobile computing market.

CBS Seattle–09/03/2013

Gamers check out the new Nintendo video games after Nintendo's news conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Nintendo Cutting Price Of Wii By 50 Bucks To Compete With Sony, Microsoft

Nintendo is cutting the price of its Wii U video-game system as it braces for the fall release of new, competing consoles from Sony and Microsoft.

CBS Seattle–08/28/2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer holds two Windows phones as he speaks during the keynote address during the Microsoft Build Conference on June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Investors Cheer’ As Microsoft CEO Will Retire Within Next 12 Months

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world’s largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.

08/23/2013

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Software Engineers In High Demand In Seattle

As the home of Microsoft, Amazon.com, Google and now Facebook, Seattle is a mecca for software engineers seeking employment.

08/05/2013

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