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Microsoft Moves Away From Shadow of Gates, Ballmer

It has been over a year since Steve Ballmer left Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) after his decade-long reign as chief executive. Bill Gates no longer sits in the chairman's chair ...
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Global PC Sales Fall as Lenovo Takes Lead

Years after buying the pioneering personal computer (PC) division of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Lenovo has turned the company into the largest PC manufacturer in the world. Despite ...
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Windows 10 to Release in 111 Languages

As expected, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to release Windows 10 this summer. The launch includes several large partners, which should help accelerate the use of the new operating system. ...
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PC Sales to Drop, Rock Chip and Windows Sales

As investor anxiety about Intel Corp.'s (NASDAQ: INTC) revenue rises, new research claims that personal computer (PC) sales will falter this year. If the forecast is accurate, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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MacBook vs. Surface Pro 3: Who Wins, and at What Cost?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced the release of its new MacBook on Monday, along with the release of its much anticipated Apple Watch. This could mean bad news for Microsoft ...
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Short Sellers Flee Microsoft

Based on the latest short selling data from Nasdaq, investors moved out of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) in droves. The short interest in shares fell 23% to 67 million. Perhaps ...
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Microsoft’s Latest Quarter Belongs to Steve Ballmer

Satya Nadella may be the CEO of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) now, but the fingerprints on the company's most recent quarterly results belong to former CEO Steve Ballmer. Virtually every ...
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Windows 10 Hope: Unified Robust Platform Without Windows 8 Mistakes

The news that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has unveiled its next version of Windows did not exactly command the same amount of fanfare as past operating system releases. The updated ...
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Microsoft Shares Up 43%: Can They Move Higher?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares have risen 43% in the past year, compared to 21% for the Nasdaq. Will the market buy into its new CEO's vision enough to keep ...
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China to Launch OS, Challenge Microsoft and Google

In what is likely to become a major challenge to Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows and Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android, China will release its own operating system. According to ...
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Will Windows 9 Transform Microsoft? More Windows 8 vs. Back to Windows 7

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has had two things going for it since Satya Nadella took over the role of Chief Executive Officer from Steve Ballmer. The most obvious is that ...
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Intel Stock Surge Good News for Microsoft and HP

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) reached a 52-week high after it announced its sales would be better than it had anticipated earlier in the year. Intel's news is almost certainly good ...
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Microsoft Is Bringing Office to Google’s Android

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is planning to release a version of its Office software suite for Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android operating system, according to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley. Notably, this version ...
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Google’s Dirt Cheap Laptops Are Coming to Nine More Countries

Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Chromebooks, the low-cost laptops powered by Google’s web-dependent Chrome operating system, are coming to nine more countries. Google announced, via poem, that Chromebooks would soon be available ...
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Ballmer Replaces Gates As Microsoft’s Biggest Shareholder

There may be one or two institutions which own larger blocks of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) than Steve Ballmer does, but for the first time in history, Ballmer owns more shares ...
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