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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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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

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CIA admits to spying on Senate committee

After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.

By July 31, 2014

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Have a nose round John Lewis' flagship store on Street View

The entire seven-storey department store has been exhaustively documented in 360-degree panoramic photos and uploaded to Google Street View.

By December 11, 2013

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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Apple continues stealthy buying streak with micro LED startup LuxVue

The iPhone maker just nabbed the 5-year-old company in another example of its discrete acquisition push.

By May 2, 2014

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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By March 11, 2014