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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

Android for Apple? Sure, says company co-founder Steve Wozniak. (Getty Images)

Co-Founder Says Apple Should Make An Android Phone

Steve Wozniak says building an iAndroid would be a logical extension of Apple’s brand.

02/06/2014

Data chief Satya Nadella is said to be the favorite to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. (Getty Images)

Report: Microsoft To Make Inside Man Its New CEO

Cloud and enterprise president Satya Nadella has emerged as the front-runner.

01/30/2014

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer until early next year. (Getty Images)

Microsoft: No New CEO This Year

A Microsoft blog post says the company hopes to have an announcement in early 2014.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2013

USAID Spends Billions On Afghan Development And Aid Projects

Man Gets Federal Prison Time For Fake Anti-Virus Software Scam

The Department of Justice says a 37-year-old Swedish man has been sentenced to four years in prison for facilitating payments in a scheme that tricked tens of thousands of people into buying useless anti-virus programs

CBS Seattle–12/17/2012

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Coming In 2013: Microsoft Tablet For $899

Redmond based Microsoft’s Surface tablet running a full version of Windows 8 Pro will start selling in January for $899 and up, the company said Thursday. But you’ll have to pay more if you want a keyboard cover and the popular Office suite of software.

11/29/2012

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Where Do I Click, Again? A Guide to Microsoft’s Windows 8

With the launch of Windows 8 from Redmond based Microsoft, people are about to discover a computing experience unlike anything they’ve seen before. Here’s a guide to getting past some of the hurdles.

10/26/2012

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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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Early Look at Windows 8 Baffles Consumers

The release of Redmond-based Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is a week away, and consumers are in for a shock. Windows, used in one form or another for a generation, is getting a completely different look that will force users to learn new ways to get things done.

10/19/2012

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Apple Edges Out Microsoft in Introducing New Tablet

Apple Inc. is set to reveal a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad at an event on October 23, just three days before Redmond based Microsoft releases Windows 8 and new Surface tablet, according to reports on Friday.

10/12/2012

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