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Microsoft Q1 profit falls 13 percent, weighed down by Nokia unit

In its second quarter after acquiring Nokia, Microsoft is paying the price for layoffs even as its other divisions continue to grow.

By October 23, 2014

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ESPN: NFL's highest-paid player describes Surface as an iPad knockoff

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says, despite Microsoft's NFL sponsorship, that he has no idea who makes the Surface tablets or what they're called, ESPN reports.

By October 14, 2014

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With Windows Threshold, key changes behind the curtain

On Tuesday, Microsoft will offer details about the next version of Windows. Much of what really matters, says ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, lies in how Redmond is building, testing and updating the OS.

By September 29, 2014

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Will this cat video be Microsoft's phone sales breakthrough?

Redmond holds a contest to see who can make the best video using a cell phone. The winner -- filmed, miraculously, on a Lumia 930 -- is a, um, "catz" video.

By September 23, 2014

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Microsoft's new NFL ads for Xbox are very funny

"Very funny" and "NFL" haven't really gone together lately. Microsoft tries to change that.

By October 1, 2014

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Microsoft tries to persuade that Surface isn't iPad (again)

In its latest effort to promote its tablet-PC hybrid, Microsoft features the NFL -- the league whose game commentators have been known to refer to the Surface as "iPad-like."

By September 25, 2014

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Round two of Microsoft layoff expected Thursday

Job cuts will hit nearly all divisions later this week in the second wave of the company's larger plan to cut 18,000 employees, sources tell ZDNet.

By September 16, 2014

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Microsoft celebrates iPhone 6 by denigrating Siri (again)

In a new ad to coincide with the Apple hype, Microsoft presents Siri as a sad little woman with amnesia.

By September 10, 2014

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NFL announcer forgets name, calls Microsoft Surface 'iPad-like'

Despite Microsoft spending a lot of money for its Surface tablets to be used on the sidelines, the product name seems not to have penetrated Fox's announcers.

By September 8, 2014

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Microsoft Monocles? Redmond to make its own Google Glass?

An analyst sends a note to the effect that Redmond will next year become Red-eye-mond. Can this possibly be anything but true?

By April 4, 2013