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Why Metro now rules at Microsoft

The tile-based user interface created for Windows Phone has moved to the core of Microsoft's consumer offerings. Now, Microsoft has to make sure it doesn't muddy Metro's clear design.

By February 8, 2012

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Microsoft closing the book on Encarta

The software maker decides to shelve its online encyclopedia, no doubt due to the growth of alternatives such as Wikipedia.

By March 30, 2009

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Juror's imprudent iPhone search causes mistrial

Juror hears that defendant in manslaughter case acted prudently. Needing to be sure what "prudent" meant, he checks on is phone and a mistrial is declared.

By September 16, 2010

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School days for Bill Gates (Q&A)

Following a cross-country collegiate jaunt, Microsoft's chairman speaks with CNET's Ina Fried about the tour, the challenges in global health and education, and nostalgia for the software company he founded.

By April 22, 2010

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Microsoft to discontinue MS Money

The software maker has notified financial institutions that it plans to stop selling its long-running personal finance program, CNET News has learned.

By June 10, 2009

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Wales giving up on Wikia Search

Having determined that it can't cut it in search, the user-generated reference company of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales kills its experimental engine.

By March 31, 2009

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The 404 310: Where BOL wishes it was The 404

There's been a lot Buzz Out Loud and The 404 tension going on for the last couple of months, but today, it's all on! We're sick and tired of the "Bore Out Loud" stealing our women--*ahem* Natali Del Conte--and our joke show titles.

By March 31, 2009

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Microsoft transfers RoundTable camera to Polycom

Software maker says that it will stop selling the Microsoft Research-developed panoramic video camera and instead license the technology to Polycom.

By March 31, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 942: Fill up on Confickerdoodles

A new scanner developed by Kaminsky and friends can help find Conficker-infected machines. We're so drenched in Conficker news at this point that I think the Girl Scouts have started selling Confickerdoodles.

By March 31, 2009

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Microsoft loses a Zune retailer

GameStop has stopped selling Zunes, and while I don't think this is quite the end of the road for Microsoft's MP3 player, it's hard to see a silver lining in the news.

By May 23, 2008