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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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Microsoft just made it harder to break up the company

Latest sales for Surface, Xbox, and Bing present the next CEO with an increasingly tough decision.

By February 11, 2014

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Microsoft CEO search proves again it's still Gates' company

Microsoft's lack of progress suggests a board still deeply divided in terms of what it wants in a CEO.

By January 17, 2014

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Steve Ballmer's replacement needs to make this phone call

If Microsoft's outgoing chief executive had listened to Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's incoming CEO would have a much easier go of it.

By November 27, 2013

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Does fixing Microsoft mean ending Microsoft as we know it?

First, choose Steve Ballmer's replacement for the CEO's hot seat. Then comes the really hard part.

By November 14, 2013

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Tech CEOs 2011: The best and the worst

For some, it was a banner year marked by accomplishment and new vistas. For others, 2011 turned into annus horribilis.

By December 23, 2011

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IBM hands the reins to Virginia Rometty

Virginia Rometty will take over for Sam Palmisano effective Jan. 1. Now women run both HP and IBM.

By October 25, 2011

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Ranking Steve Jobs among the great innovators

There's little doubt the Apple co-founder belongs to a select list of historical businesspeople and tech visionaries. But where should he be on that list?

By October 6, 2011

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HP's top challenge vs. rivals: Continuity

Continuity wouldn't be such a big deal for Hewlett-Packard if it didn't have to compete with IBM and Oracle daily.

By September 23, 2011

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If HP's board calls, don't pick up the phone

commentary Dysfunction, thy name is Hewlett-Packard. CNET's Jim Kerstetter offers Meg Whitman some unsolicited advice if she is asked to run the company.

By September 22, 2011