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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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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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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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Microsoft eyes resellers to deliver Surface tablets

Redmond seems ready to make use of its reseller channel to push its tablets. A distribution program may kick off in Australia first.

By October 9, 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

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Microsoft: Yep, we bought R2 Studios

Redmond says it has purchased R2 Studios, a startup working on home-automation applications, and is folding the new company into its Xbox division.

By January 10, 2013