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Microsoft tried to buy Salesforce for $55B, report says

The world's largest software maker was poised to make its biggest acquisition to date, but talks fell through, according to CNBC.

By May 22, 2015


Men's Wearhouse founder looks to marry tech and tuxes

After being ousted from the suit retailer, George Zimmer is re-creating himself as a tech entrepreneur. He's launched two startups this year, including tuxedo rental site Generation Tux.

By September 23, 2015


YouTube CEO talks diversity, computer science and charging Google's founders for rent

Susan Wojcicki thinks computer science should be a required class for everybody. Her message to women in technology: "We're hiring."

By September 17, 2015


Uber CEO wants every car to be an Uber car

The ride-hailing service is already in more than 300 cities in 60 countries, but Travis Kalanick wants it everywhere.

By September 16, 2015


Where the tech elite go to eat

For Road Trip 2015, CNET uncovers where tech workers -- everyone from programmers to CEOs to venture capitalists -- line up for lunch in downtown San Francisco.

By August 27, 2015


Tech money drives San Francisco building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how new skyscrapers are defining a new era in the City by the Bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.

By August 24, 2015


Microsoft to drop $320 million in cloud security company Adallom -- report

The acquisition would represent further investment by Microsoft in the cloud as it looks to make good on Satya Nadella's promise of being a "mobile-first, cloud-first" company.

By July 20, 2015


From steam engines to the speed of thought

It won't be long before we wonder how the world got along without solar and bio-based power, technology-enhanced vision and driverless electric cars.

By July 16, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015


Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014