Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (above) and his company have been awarded a patent that allows people to feel hugs through the internet.

Microsoft Reboots With Sweeping Reorganization

Microsoft Corp. has decided its entire business needs a new operating system.


Google is cutting about 20 percent of Motorola Mobility's 20,000 employees as it consolidates the company.  (Photo by Robert Galbraith-Pool/Getty Images)

Google Cutting 4,000 Motorola Jobs In Consolidation

Google is cutting about 4,000 jobs at its Motorola Mobility wireless phone business and will close or consolidate about one-third of Motorola’s 90 locations.