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Microsoft's Ballmer disses Dropbox as a 'little startup'

With Office 2013 able to save files directly to SkyDrive, Microsoft's CEO dismisses his cloud-based-rival in an interview with BusinessWeek.

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Molly Wood and Brian Tong torture test the iPad in liquid nitrogen and drop a ton of gadgets from a 9-foot-tall ladder in our epic CES torture test. Plus, a look at gigantic TVs and the future of wearable fitness tech.

Episode 26: The iPad (barely) survives the ultimate torture test

Molly Wood and Brian Tong torture test the iPad in liquid nitrogen and drop a ton of gadgets from a 9-foot-tall ladder in our epic CES torture test. Plus, a look at gigantic TVs and the future of wearable fitness tech.

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Torture-test highlights: iPad gets dunked in liquid nitrogen!

Molly Wood and Brian Tong host an extreme torture test at CES in Las Vegas. See highlights from our 9-foot-tall ladder drop test and liquid nitrogen wild card test.

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Always On's live torture test at CES

Want to see if the iPad can survive liquid nitrogen? Or how about dropping the Surface tablet from a ladder? Molly Wood and Brian Tong torture a slew of gadgets at CES in Las Vegas. See which ones survive and which ones fail.

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Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer introduces the all-new Surface tablet during the company's mystery event in Los Angeles, Calif.

How Microsoft became a control freak with tablet makers

The way Microsoft works with its hardware manufacturers fundamentally changed with the release of Windows RT. Now those longtime partners are figuring out how to deal with it.

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Former Microsoft Windows President Steven Sinofsky in 2012.

Former Windows chief Sinofsky pens new blog

Looking to keep conversation about technology and products alive after his abrupt departure from Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky fires up a writing experiment.

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at the Windows 8 launch event in New York.

Microsoft: Five events that shaped 2012

The software giant rolled out Windows 8, made a tablet computer that competes directly with longtime partners, and saw one of its top executives exit just weeks after shipping Windows.

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Five big tech stories to watch for in 2013

The big stories of this year will continue into the next. But maybe not in the way you expect them to.

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Steven Sinofsky talks up Microsoft's Surface tablet at the company's unveiling event at Chelsea Piers in New York.

Former Windows boss lands teaching gig at Harvard

Steven Sinofsky, who ran the Windows division for six years but left after sparring with some Microsoft executives, tweets that he will return to Harvard Business School to teach this spring.

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2012: A year of patents, mobile fights, and one big IPO

commentary Facebook finally went public, Windows 8 arrived, and Samsung topped Apple in smartphone sales. But nothing dominated the news like the fight over intellectual property.

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New Windows chief Julie Larson-Green.

Why Microsoft redesigned Windows

New Windows chief Julie Larson-Green explains why the company felt the need to rethink the basic interface of its popular operating system.

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Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft's Windows and Windows Live Division, speaking at a developer conference in 2011.

Steven Sinofsky

Windows 8 was the crowning achievement in a distinguished career of shipping quality products for Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky. That's why his abrupt exit right after it launched was so surprising.

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