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Windows 1.0: The flop that created an empire

Two years later than planned, Microsoft's new graphical operating system went on sale November 20, 1985. It wasn't worth the wait. But a bigger story was soon to unfold.

By November 20, 2013

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At 15, Google's ambitions remain unbridled

While youngster Google is ascendant, the elder Microsoft is struggling to recover from missing the mobile revolution. Google would be wise to remember Microsoft's rise and fall.

By September 27, 2013

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Microsoft's CES exodus: Non-event or major moment?

Fourteen years ago, another company's much-publicized exit from a different Vegas tech show had a lasting impact.

By December 22, 2011

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Comdex to be reborn as a virtual trade show

The defunct technology confab is finding new life as a virtual event to take place November 16th and 17th of this year.

By March 4, 2010

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If not Android, then Windows 8?

As Android tries to find its footing in the tablet market, Microsoft may still have a large window of opportunity in 2012 with Windows 8. After ten years of trying, it appears to be on the right track.

By June 26, 2011

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Microsoft names new marketing chief

A week after announcing the retirement of longtime marketing boss Mich Mathews, Microsoft moves quickly to replace her with another company veteran, Chris Capossela.

By April 6, 2011

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Ex-Fortune trio aims to spark new dialogue

Three former Fortune staffers say their new Techonomy conference and Web site aim to transcend traditional tech circles. Some big names have signed on.

By May 24, 2010

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Apple's iPad tablet touches a nerve in Redmond

Microsoft has been pursuing the notion of a tablet PC for a decade now, but its efforts have yet to produce a device most consumers want to carry.

By January 27, 2010

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Whatever happened to...? The tech that never took off

Whatever happened to MiniDisc, SPOT and the first iTunes phone? They were hyped to the heavens, yet they never hit the heights. We salute ten technologies that never took off

By November 10, 2009

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Dell debuts LCD television at Comdex

At Comdex 2003 in Las Vegas, ZDNet's David Berlind takes a look at Dell's new 30-inch liquid crystal display television, an example of how the Texas-based company is expanding into home electronics.

November 1, 2007