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Ballmer's Microsoft swan song might not be far away

The former Microsoft chief executive and current director says that he's quieter in board meetings now and isn't sure how long he'll stay in that role.

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2014 budget funds graphene research and an Alan Turing Institute

Your taxes are to fund development of 'wonder material' graphene and a big data institute named after scientist and war hero Alan Turing.

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Ballmer: buying Nokia is "very important" to Microsoft

Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer came to Oxford today to give a talk, and he was mistaken for his predecessor Bill Gates.

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Based in Shenzhen, China, Konka Mobile isn't widely distributed around the world, but if you live in India, you've probably heard of this brand.

A look at the Chinese booths at Mobile World Congress (pictures)

Companies from China and Taiwan have a big presence at this year's trade show. Here's a quick look of what we found after walking the halls.

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Why Microsoft named Satya Nadella CEO

In this Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Charlie Cooper discuss Microsoft's new CEO. Hear why Satya Nadella is right for Microsoft's top job and why Microsoft's top job is right for him.

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The cloud storage service is reborn with a new name, LinkedIn users can build followers, and a golden upgrade to the HTC One could be revealed next month.

Goodbye Microsoft SkyDrive, hello OneDrive

The cloud storage service is reborn with a new name, LinkedIn users can build followers, and a golden upgrade to the HTC One could be revealed next month.

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates sat down at his computer on Monday for a Q&A session known as an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. 
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Gates, using the handle "thisisbillgates," opened the session saying, "Hello Reddit – I’m Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Microsoft founder. Ask me anything."</p>

Bill Gates' best AMA answers on Reddit (pictures)

The Microsoft founder answers questions on education, the NSA, and expensive guilty pleasures.

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Satya Nadella takes the reigns of Microsoft, the government pushes for future cars to talk to each other, and the Chromecast is about to get more interesting.

Microsoft looks forward with new CEO

Satya Nadella takes the reigns of Microsoft, the government pushes for future cars to talk to each other, and the Chromecast is about to get more interesting.

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Microsoft names Satya Nadella as CEO

Microsoft didn't have to look far in its six-month search for a new CEO. The company has tapped Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer. Nadella, who has been at Microsoft for 22 years, will become the third CEO in Microsoft's four-decade-long history. As CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports, Microsoft's new chief faces some serious challenges.

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Sega's Dreamcast was an innovative console masterpiece with a great games selection. So why did it fail so hard?

Dreamcast: Sega's heroic failure

Sega's Dreamcast was an innovative console masterpiece with a great games selection. So why did it fail so hard?

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Has Apple lost its edge? That's the question we're asking in the latest episode of Adventures in Tech, so click play on the link below to hear our verdict. We want to know what you think too, but if you need a little inspiration before drawing your own conclusions, click through to check out our snaps of Apple's most significant moments and devices.

Apple's biggest moments (pictures)

We take a look back at some of Apple's most significant announcements, moments and products.

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Education has long revolved around reading, writing, and arithmetic. But Code.org wants to see coding added to the curriculum. CNET's Sumi Das looks at the efforts to introduce computer science into schools.

'Hour of Code' to teach kids as young as 5 to program

Education has long revolved around reading, writing, and arithmetic. But Code.org wants to see coding added to the curriculum. CNET's Sumi Das looks at the efforts to introduce computer science into schools.

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