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To Spin Or Not To Spin: Does Microsoft Need Xbox?

As the company begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years Friday, some critics say Microsoft should spin the gaming unit off. They argue that Xbox distracts management from the company’s fast-growing cloud computing business

CBS Seattle–11/22/2013

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What If Car Boss Mulally Took Over At Microsoft?

Microsoft is reportedly considering Ford Motor Co. chief Alan Mulally as CEO Steve Ballmer’s replacement.

CBS Seattle–10/08/2013

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Microsoft To Unveil Latest Windows Adjustments

Microsoft will use its annual developers conference to release a preview of Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company’s flagship operating system.

CBS Seattle–06/25/2013

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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.