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Apple knows who it is, but Microsoft doesn't

Satya Nadella's 3,100 words of motivation to his staff shows that even the new CEO can't sum his company up in a few simple words, something that Apple is strong at. Can Microsoft find its personality?

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BlackBerry on list of brands most likely to disappear in 2015

24/7 Wall Street insists that the BlackBerry brand is at death's door. However, it predicted the same thing in 2012.

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Apple tells China it doesn't monitor iPhone users' locations

The company responds to a claim by a state-run media outlet that the iPhone's Frequent Locations feature is a threat to the country's national security.

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Yahoo female executive sued for sexual harassment

A senior director with a key role in Yahoo's mobile efforts is named in a harassment suit by her female subordinate.

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Lyft's NYC debut postponed -- voluntarily or by force?

The ride-for-hire service's move into New York City has been put on hold. But the company says a restraining order wasn't the reason.

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Yahoo buys startup RayV to bolster online video streaming

The Internet portal shores up the technology behind its aggressive push into the online media scrum.

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LinkedIn Connected aims to take work out of networking

A new app from LinkedIn offers a quick way to keep up with connections, Sprint targets business travelers with the LivePro projector hotspot, and a new Google Now command helps correct misunderstandings.

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Satya Nadella, senior vice president of research and development for the online services division for Microsoft Corp., speaks during a Microsoft Search Summit event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010. Microsoft Corp. updated its Bing search engine today, aiming to build on U.S. market-share gains last month as it chases Google Inc. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Microsoft layoffs coming soon, analyst says

Announcement of layoffs ranging between 5 percent and 10 percent expected this month when the company reports its fiscal quarter.

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No phone battery, no holiday, in CNET UK podcast 396

No phone battery, no holiday. Are tough new airport rules sensible precautions or government scaremongering?

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Nadella to Microsoft rank-and-file: It's time to question orthodoxy (Q&A)

Nearing the half-year mark as CEO, Satya Nadella issues a call for change. But he tells CNET News, one thing that won't change is the future of Xbox at Microsoft.

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Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.

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VC funding hits $13.88B in Q2, highest point since 2001

Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.

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