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Microsoft Targets Global Internet Growth With Cheaper Phones – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) is accelerating its push into mobile software, adding new hardware manufacturers and joining forces with chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to develop cheaper smartphones aimed at markets such as China. Microsoft and Qualcomm …Next Windows Phone update will allow for more low-cost devicesCNETWindows to get remake for those who don’t touchUSA TODAYMicrosoft Teases […]

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Microsoft Said to Cut Windows Price 70% to Counter Rivals – Bloomberg

BloombergEmployees wait for customers at the opening of a Microsoft Corp. store in Bellevue,… Read More. Employees wait for customers at the opening of a Microsoft Corp. store in Bellevue, Washington, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Microsoft Corp. introduced the …Microsoft Reveals Windows Phone 8.1 DetailsPC MagazineMicrosoft Broadens Number of Makers of Windows PhonesWall […]

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Microsoft Seen Testing Insider Nadella’s Will to Revamp Laggard – Businessweek

BusinessweekWhen asked last month what kinds of gadget gifts he would be getting for Christmas, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US)’s Satya Nadella, said to be the board’s pick for chief executive officer, had an easy answer: Microsoft devices. Nadella, 46, in an interview at a …Microsoft Said to Be Preparing to Promote Satya Nadella as CEOSan Francisco […]

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UPDATE 2-Microsoft board preparing to name Nadella as CEO -report – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE Jan 30 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s board is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company’s next chief executive, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources it said were briefed on the CEO search …Microsoft Nears End to CEO SearchWall Street JournalReport: Satya Nadella To Be Named Microsoft CEOPC MagazineWhy You […]

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Microsoft Said to Be Preparing to Make Satya Nadella CEO – Bloomberg

BloombergSatya Nadella, SVP of research and development for the online services division for… Read More. Satya Nadella, SVP of research and development for the online services division for Microsoft Corp., speaks during a Microsoft Search Summit event in San …Report: Microsoft prepares to go with Satya Nadella as CEOUSA TODAYThis Cloud Thing Is Real – […]

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Microsoft to Expand Use of Encryption to Protect Against Spying – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) will expand the use of encryption to protect customer information, following reports that governments are intercepting data traveling between users and servers or between company data centers. The company will also step up its legal …Internet Firms Step Up Efforts to Stop SpyingNew York TimesMicrosoft’s immediate plans against NSA ‘threat’: court challenges, […]

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Microsoft Reports Record Xbox One Sales 11 Days After Debut (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT:US) said it’s selling every Xbox One player it can make, 11 days after introducing the new game console. Sales are setting records, the Redmond, Washington-based software maker said today in a statement, without being more specific.PS4 sales hit 2.1 million worldwide after rollout in 31 more countries [updated]Ars TechnicaSony: PlayStation 4 has […]