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Did Microsoft hand Nokia second-guessers a new reason for old critique?

Microsoft says its newly acquired Nokia handset business is on track to hit breakeven by fiscal 2016. In the meantime, it's the proverbial work in progress as management looks to cut costs.

By July 23, 2014

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Why Jakob Nielsen's Windows 8 critique is old-school thinking

commentary The usability expert branded Microsoft's new operating system "disappointing." But his approach would lead to the kind of incremental improvements that have dogged Microsoft for years.

By November 21, 2012

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John Oliver to FCC chairman: Prove you're not a dingo

Insisting he'd only compared the FCC's Tom Wheeler to a dingo, the comedian says Wheeler is being too defensive about claiming not to be one.

By June 16, 2014

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As 'Gangnam Style' hits 2B YouTube views, music fans should cheer. Really

Psy may be the first to reach that landmark, but YouTube is already planning for a world in which thousands of videos reach billions of views.

By May 30, 2014

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Silicon Valley's app culture eroding US ability to make serious software

[Q&A] Decidedly old school and proud of it, Pegasystems CEO Alan Trefler says the current app culture has abandoned the concept of customer-centricity with serious consequences for the US' ability to make software.

By April 8, 2014

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Corning exec slams sapphire -- rumored for Apple device

A Corning Glass executive does not think very highly of sapphire crystal as a protective material for displays. That was made crystal clear at a Morgan Stanley conference.

By March 4, 2014

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Muppets skewer Web commenters during Golden Globes

The misspellings, the illogic, the ignrence (sic) oh, they're all there in the "Muppets Most Wanted" trailer.

By January 12, 2014

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Snowden revelations spook Hightail's cloud-computing customers

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of the collaboration and data-sharing service, says customers' data-security worries slow their purchasing. And Hightail has had to change its own business.

By December 11, 2013

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Wearable device punishes inactivity

A wearable set of sensors can tell when you stop moving or thinking and prods you back into activity with a series of unpleasant sensations.

By December 9, 2013

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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