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Kids' rubber band instrument plays Bach, nets prize

Contest sponsored by PBS' "Design Squad Nation" challenges young engineers to build big. And they do, crafting a confetti-launching trebuchet, and a solar-powered hot tub, among other creations.

By Sep. 7, 2011


Microsoft's Bach on Natal, tablets and more

In an interview, the head of Redmond's entertainment talks with CNET's Ina Fried about everything from the Xbox to the future of tablets.

By Jan. 6, 2010


Microsoft shakes up entertainment unit; Bach out

In a reorganization, division chief Robbie Bach and CTO J. Allard are both leaving, with Microsoft splitting the entertainment and devices business into parts.

By May. 25, 2010


Microsoft's Bach on Courier, Natal, tablets, and phones

In an interview, the president of Microsoft's entertainment unit answers some (but not all) of our questions on what Microsoft has cooking on the consumer hardware front.

By Jan. 6, 2010


'Godel, Escher, Bach' and Hofstadter

The 1980s physics classic is revisited 28 years later.

By Mar. 7, 2008


Microsoft's Bach on Zune, Natal, and Windows Mobile

The head of the software giant's entertainment unit talks about key efforts in the consumer arena, including getting that movie you bought to play on multiple gadgets.

By Jul. 31, 2009


Computer-modeled Bach on display in Berlin

Most of us envision the composer as an old man with a white, curly wig. Instead, think big bones with a slight underbite and short hair.

By Mar. 4, 2008


Robbie Bach on stores, Windows Mobile, Zune

Microsoft's entertainment unit boss visited a high school and sat down with Seattle-area reporters on Friday, fielding questions on several hot topics.

By Feb. 13, 2009


Microsoft's Bach: We'd do Zune differently

Entertainment and Devices President Robbie Bach insists to financial analysts that, given a second chance, the company would still do the Zune.

By Jan. 8, 2009


Microsoft's Bach not afraid of Google's Android

Entertainment and devices unit chief says Microsoft is more than ready for any competition posed by Google's approach.

By Nov. 7, 2007