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It's an unboxing extravaganza: Molly Wood unwraps the new Google Nexus devices, Microsoft's hottest smartphones, plus Jeff Cannata tortures -- and we mean tortures -- the Microsoft Surface tablet by riding it like a skateboard.
Jeff Cannata puts the new Microsoft Surface tablet through a series of crazy torture tests, from cooking an egg on it, to using it as a skateboard. See if it can survive!
As CNET gives thanks this year, we look back at some of the stories we'd rather forget -- the Tech Turkeys of 2012, a memorable list of gobblers, gaffes, and fibs.
Software giant loses longtime Windows boss Steven Sinofsky, while Apple loses a patent foe. Also: Embarrassing e-mail goes to Washington.
The former Microsoft Windows boss responded to charges that he tried to make over the company's Windows Phone division, as well as its developer business.
During a Churchill Club discussion, Microsoft's CEO offers observations on his former lieutenant and on Windows 8, as well as Apple and Google.
"Steven has made one of most amazing contributions anybody will ever make to any company in terms of guiding key activities and engineering systems," Ballmer said.
One of the software giant's head honchos changes gears, going from working with Windows Phone and Windows 8 to becoming the company's head of corporate development and strategy.
Windows chief Steve Sinofsky is out and the rumor mill's buzzing with speculation about what's next for CEO Steve Ballmer and Microsoft. Here's a handy cheat sheet to help you stay on top of the story.
Details of what led to to the abrupt departure of the man who delivered Windows 8 are still trickling out. But sources say Microsoft's CEO knew he had to make a change.
commentary Windows chief Steven Sinofksy and iOS software chief Scott Forstall are being replaced by more collaborative executives. But don't discount the contributions of the hard case.
The company's shareholders are getting their first chance to respond to the news of Windows boss Steven Sinofsky's departure.