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Google scoops up ex-Microsoftie Don Dodge

Microsoft's former director of business development takes a position at Google, evangelizing their technologies to the developer community.

By Nov. 16, 2009


UK's Open University puts a Microsoftie at the helm

Is it a mismatch to pair a Microsoft executive with the Open University?

By Nov. 21, 2008


'Smoked by Windows Phone'? All smoke and mirrors, some beef

A man says he beat Microsoft's Windows Phone speed challenge, but didn't receive a "Hunger Games" Special Edition PC prize "just because." He is not alone.

By Mar. 26, 2012


Controversial Windows boss Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft

The company says the decision was mutual. But reported disputes between Sinofsky and Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer may have strained the relationship.

By Nov. 12, 2012


Meet the design guru trying to make Windows Phone relevant

Former Nike designer Albert Shum joined Microsoft five years ago to infuse design thinking into the software giant's product development process.

By Apr. 8, 2013


What we really don't need to hear from Microsoft at OSBC

Microsoft has a historic chance to say something meaningful. Will it rise to the occasion at OSBC?

By Mar. 12, 2008


CNET News Daily Podcast: Twitter turns a profit, Yelp bails on Google

Twitter is reported to have made money this year, while Yelp is apparently walking away from a huge Google payday.

By Dec. 21, 2009


Nokia Windows Phones coming first to UK and Europe, Dutch exec promises

Nokia's feverishly awaited new Windows Phone handsets will hit the UK and a select few other European countries before anywhere else in the world, according to a Dutch exec.

By Jun. 20, 2011


Microsoft seeks to take crumbs from OpenOffice

Microsoft, not content with 95 percent of the office productivity market, appears to want to take an additional few percentage points from OpenOffice.

By Jul. 22, 2009


Some ex-Microsofties pine to leave the Googleplex

It turns out that Microsoft may actually be a better place to work than Google. Who knew?

By Jul. 2, 2008