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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

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Buyer’s Guide: How to Get, or Avoid, Microsoft Windows 8

Redmond based Microsoft Corp. is releasing a new version of its Windows operating system, one designed to make desktop and laptop computers work more like tablets. There will be several ways to get it — or avoid it.

10/25/2012

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Best New Electronic Gadgets Out this Fall

Attention is turning to Apple this week amid expectations that it’s announcing a new iPhone. Plus, Seattle’s Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers, while Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. Makers of consumer electronics, including Seattle’s Microsoft, are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season.

09/10/2012

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Apple Competitors Trying To Get Head Start Before Next Week’s iPhone Unveiling

Apple’s rivals are hoping that a head start on the buzz will translate into stronger sales.

09/06/2012

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Nokia Patents Tattoo Of The Future

Imagine a tattoo that tells you about incoming phone calls. Though currently science fiction, Nokia is betting it could come true.

03/21/2012