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No softies need apply for Microsoft's big opening

Who's in line to become Kevin Johnson's replacement? The answer may go down as one of software giant's most important decisions.

By July 24, 2008

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Microsoft developers taking their work home with them

News report looks at Redmond's program that has 'Softies taking home the company's digital living room products and seeing how they perform in actual living rooms.

By January 4, 2008

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Windows 8 tops 200M license mark

Microsoft surpasses the 200 million licenses sold milestone with Windows 8, according to Vice President of Marketing Tami Reller.

By February 13, 2014

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Vista's not doing THAT bad

blog While the Windows team has had some bad news on the PR front, a report that it sold only 244 copies of Vista in China in the first two weeks is just plain wrong, the Softies say.

By April 20, 2007

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Microsoft: Never mind that Windows 7 end-of-sales date

Microsoft officials now say the end-of-sales date for PCs pre-installed with Windows 7 is "to be determined," rather than October 30, 2014.

By December 10, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Update 1 coming March 11?

Windows 8.1 Update 1 could include some under-the-hood changes to reduce memory and disk space requirements for cheaper tablets.

By January 24, 2014

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Microsoft wants beta testers for new Win Phone Facebook app

A new version of the official Facebook app is now in the testing pipeline, according to Microsoft officials -- as is Skype video messaging for Windows 7.

By April 30, 2013

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Bye-bye, Ballmer. But who's next as Microsoft CEO?

Microsoft is beginning its search for a successor to CEO Steve Ballmer. Here's who might be on the internal short list of possible candidates.

By August 23, 2013

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Microsoft looks to sell 16M Windows tablets over holidays

According to a new report, the tech giant is aiming to sell 16 million Windows tablets this holiday season. Maybe its alleged $405 million retail Windows marketing budget for fiscal 2014 will help.

By November 2, 2013

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IE10 for Windows 7 inches closer

Microsoft is continuing to test privately the last preview build of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 before releasing it to the Web.

By January 18, 2013