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Finally, Office for iPad a Fact

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has confirmed that it wants in on the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad. Consumers have been able to use Microsoft's key Office programs on the Mac, ...
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Microsoft Drops Price of Office 365 as Low as $6.99 a Month

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has offered a large tier of pricing in the hopes of driving adoption of its Windows Office 365 software. The latest is the most radical departure ...
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Google Offers $15 for App Referral Sign Ups

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is desperate to get businesses to use its apps. It has gone to a great length to add customers. Under a new plan, it will pay ...
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Windows 8.1 Available Early

Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows 8.1 Update 1, which is not supposed to be available until later this year, can be downloaded now, if PC owners know a very few ...
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Breaking Microsoft Into Two Companies

The discussions about breaking Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) into two companies have gone on for years. As Satya Nadella moves into his role as the giant software company's third chief ...
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Weak Lumia and Asha Sales Create Earnings Worry for Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is buying Nokia Corp.'s (NYSE: NOK) mobile phone and devices business to boost its presence in the ultra-competitive smartphone market. But the question is whether the ...
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Rumors of Windows 9 Release: Microsoft’s Next Gamble

The tech media are awash with rumors that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) will release Windows 9 in early 2015. The code name for the operating system is "Threshold," according to Digital ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Microsoft in 2014

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) surprised many investors in 2013 with an astonishing 44% return. The S&P 500 rose by 29.6% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 26.5%. Both major ...
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Android Surges as iPhone Market Share Falls

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has enjoyed a huge success with the iPhone variations to date. Apple still has the world's most valuable company status, but there is a problem rising ...
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Apple: What Happens When Everyone Knows About a Product Release?

During the Steve Jobs era, outsiders speculated about each new release of a major product, trying to read the founder's public comments. But he was notoriously stingy with the press. ...
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Is Steve Ballmer the Next Bill Gates?

The management changes engineered by Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer are the largest since he became CEO more than 13 years ago. The Windows PC OS business took ...
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Major Risks to Installing Windows 8.1

Almost every product gives consumers a set of warnings about ramifications of its use. Windows 8.1 is no exception. Below is the list Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released: Yes. ...
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Microsoft Joins 3D Printing Revolution

The hard thing to do with a 3D printer is to describe the model you want created in a way that the printing device can understand. Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) ...
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Microsoft Mini-Stores in Best Buy to Push Windows 8

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) have decided to set a deal for the world's largest software company to have a store within a store, ...
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Windows Stores Inside Best Buy, Chasing Apple and Samsung

Sometimes copying a successful proven strategy is far more rewarding than the risks of trying something new that has never been seen before. Remember how Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) did ...
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