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Microsoft Passes Exxon In Company Value

Microsoft has surpassed Exxon to become the second most valuable company in the world. Exxon’s shares have been falling recently, along with the price of oil.

11/14/2014

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Microsoft Releases Office Apps For iOS

Microsoft is releasing new versions of its popular Office software apps for iPhones and iPads, part of the company’s push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile world.

11/06/2014

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Microsoft CEO Apologizes For Comments On Women

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don’t need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.

10/09/2014

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Windows 10 Blends New With Familiar

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving older features while still attempting to nudge users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

10/01/2014

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Microsoft To Offer Early Look At Next Windows

Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.

09/30/2014

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Microsoft To Buy “Minecraft” Maker

Microsoft will acquire the maker of the hit game “Minecraft” for $2.5 billion as the company invests in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones.

09/15/2014

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Microsoft Revamps MSN To Flow Across Devices

The company says the revamped site fits in with Microsoft’s overall strategy of making mobile phones and Internet-based services priorities as its traditional businesses slow down.

09/08/2014

Master Chief stands guard during the "Halo 4" launch for Xbox 360 on October 30, 2012 in Balzers, Liechtenstein. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Halo by Xbox 360)

“Halo” Makers Discuss Live Action Series

The overseers of the popular “Halo” franchise announced Saturday that the upcoming live action series would take place on an intergalactic locale from the original video game.

09/01/2014

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Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.

08/20/2014

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Bill Gates’ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has accepted the ice bucket challenge from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Watch his elaborate solution and see who he nominates next.

08/18/2014

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Microsoft To Cut Up To 18,000 Jobs

Microsoft is cutting up to 18,000 jobs, about 14 percent of its staff, over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April and cut down on management layers.

07/17/2014

Attendees wait in line to play "Splatoon" in the Nintendo section of the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit:  Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

Despite More Leaks, E3 Still Surprises

E3 is traditionally the place where video game publishers reveal their biggest and boldest creations. That has changed in recent years. But the event still offers plenty of surprises.

06/11/2014

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