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john w. thompson

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014

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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By February 4, 2014

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Watch firefighters blast drone out of sky with hose

In drone versus firehose there is one clear winner. But was the drone controller invading privacy, or are the firefighters guilty of destroying his property?

By June 10, 2015

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OMG! Oh My Gold! Beyonce has a special gold Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: Time stood still today, as Beyonce posed on her own Web site wearing an extraordinary Apple Watch.

By April 20, 2015

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As April Fools' arrives, Google flips out and T-Mobile goes to the dogs

The search giant pulls an about-face and the wireless carrier puts on a dog-and-pony show for April Fools' Day. Also: Microsoft's MS-DOS Mobile, Motorola's premium selfie stick and Samsung's smart knife.

By March 31, 2015

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Do you remember your first speaker?

What was your first speaker you had a long-term relationship with?

By February 21, 2015

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DIY: Make a mini boombox

Not satisfied with the portable speaker options out there? Here's how to make your own with a little hacking and crafting.

By November 2, 2014

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Pressure is on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

The split is a logical progression for PayPal, but eBay needs to show that it's also a smart decision for its core e-commerce business as Amazon lures away sellers.

By October 1, 2014

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New Zealand secretly built spying program, report says

The New Zealand government constructed a mass surveillance program as part of the 'Five Eyes' international data-sharing network, despite public denial of the surveillance, says Edward Snowden.

By September 15, 2014

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Ballmer steps down from board, cuts last official tie with Microsoft

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief for 14 years before resigning in February, has now also stepped down as a member of the company's board of directors.

By August 19, 2014