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Microsoft taps Scott Guthrie to head cloud business

In advance of this week's big developer confab, Microsoft also appoints Nokia chief Stephen Elop, who figured as a possible CEO candidate, as head of its device group.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Satya Nadella promises customers a 'people-centric IT'

In his first live comments as Microsoft's CEO, Nadella doesn't offer specifics but pledges to listen carefully to customers, partners, and investors.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Google's smart contact lenses: Could have been Microsoft

Computer-infused contact lenses fit in with the sci-fi ethos of the Google[x] project. But guess what -- Microsoft backed the research three years earlier.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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To attract developers, Microsoft opens up Web-app technology

It may sound perverse, but releasing WinJS as open-source software that works on rival browsers could help Microsoft get more apps on Windows.

By Apr. 3, 2014

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Filling the gaps: Microsoft contest locates new prime numbers

Prime numbers are endlessly fascinating to computing and math fans, and there's an infinite supply of them. A Microsoft contest succeeds in fleshing out the list of primes that aren't actually the largest.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Microsoft unifies programs to boost startups

Microsoft is consolidating a number of its startup outreach programs into a single, new Microsoft Ventures unit.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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Microsoft experiments with fuel cell-powered data center

Using methane-powered fuel cells eliminates inefficiencies in electrical power distribution and improves power supply reliability, Microsoft researchers conclude.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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By Mar. 11, 2006

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Former Microsoft privacy chief no longer trusts company

Caspar Bowden says he was unaware of the PRISM data-sharing program when he worked at the software company.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Microsoft reports revenue of $21.5B, earnings of $6.38B

Now it's Microsoft's turn to show Wall Street just how well it's doing -- and all eyes are on Windows 8 and what CEO Steve Ballmer calls "our big, bold ambition to reimagine Windows."

By Jan. 24, 2013