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Bill Gates no longer Microsoft's largest individual shareholder

Stock sale puts Gates in second, behind fellow former CEO Steve Ballmer.

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Cortana shows her sassy side (pictures)

Dive a little deeper into Cortana's anthropomorphized personality with these questions and commands.

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Microsoft's 3 year journey to an open-source .Net

Microsoft's decision to open-source more of its .Net platform didn't happen overnight, or even in the past few weeks. It was a move years in the making.

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Microsoft's vision for Cortana extends beyond the phone

With Microsoft's digital assistant getting her debut, it's worth remembering that the company has big plans for Cortana.

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Nadella's pitch to Microsoft developers: Stick with us

The new CEO promises developers gathered for annual Build confab in San Francisco that Microsoft can offer them the tools they need to compete in increasingly cross-platform world.

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Microsoft Build keynote: Join us Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. PT (live blog)

Microsoft is kicking off its 2014 Build developer conference with a three-hour keynote extravaganza. New Windows? New phones? Xbox One surprises? Tune in to find out.

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Microsoft brings Office to Apple's iPad

With the long-anticipated unveiling, Microsoft makes a bet that it can appeal to users of Apple's popular tablet computer.

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UNDATED: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this handout from Microsoft, the new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. Nadella will take over for Steve Ballmer who has announced his retirement.  (Photo by Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Why Microsoft CEO Nadella intends to talk lots about Apple

In his first product announcement as CEO, Satya Nadella will send a signal that big changes are ahead as Microsoft seeks growth in a world that's moved on from the glory days of Windows and PCs.

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Microsoft's Nadella to talk cloud, mobile computing: Join us Thursday (live blog)

Join our live coverage of the Microsoft CEO's public debut -- and a potential unveiling of Office for iPad -- at 10 a.m. PT.

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Box builds out platform with first standalone service Box View

Box, after announcing IPO plans, hosts its first developer conference and unveils a new standalone service to attract more customers.

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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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Microsoft's Nadella may reveal Office on iPad on March 27

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may take the wraps off the long-rumored Office for iPad suite at a Microsoft press event focused on cloud and mobile on March 27.

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