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Microsoft and NBC officially call it quits

The software giant will reportedly receive $300 million for its stake in MSNBC.com, which will mirror content on the new NBCNews.com for a while.

By July 15, 2012


Microsoft and NBC to part ways; MSNBC to lose the 'MS'

MSNBC.com will be no more after NBC buys back Microsoft's shares and rebrands the site to NBCNews.com, the Daily Beast reports.

By July 11, 2012


Yahoo, well, Googles its new CEO

Struggling Web pioneer goes to its rival for its new chief, while Microsoft previews Office. Also: Apple patent cases.

By July 20, 2012


The new look of Microsoft Office

Microsoft announces features for the next version of Office, Sprint goes live with LTE, and LinkedIn gets a makeover.

By July 16, 2012


Mom's Facebook humiliation of mouthy teen daughter

A mother, tired of her 13-year-old daughter's mouthiness, decides to post on the daughter's Facebook page a picture of the daughter with a large cross over her mouth.

By April 25, 2012


Facebook adds 12 media apps to its Timeline roster

The Daily Show, MSNBC.com, and MTV News are now readily accessible apps on the social network via Open Graph.

By February 16, 2012


Media crowdsources, live blogs, crosses fingers over Palin's e-mails

Media organizations attempt to use any technological means possible to bring you details of e-mails Sarah Palin wrote years ago. Overkill, perhaps?

By June 11, 2011


Alaska plans to release Palin's gubernatorial e-mails

But Alaska state officials will reportedly withhold 2,415 pages that are personal or otherwise exempt from disclosure.

By June 1, 2011


News sites helped, hurt by Google algorithm change

A CNET analysis of nearly 100,000 search results shows how news Web sites are faring after Google's recent change to its algorithm.

By April 19, 2011


Michelle Obama: No Facebook for my kids

In an appearance on the "Today" show, the first lady says that her kids don't need Facebook and that she isn't a fan of Facebook for young kids.

By February 9, 2011