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Is Microsoft in the Yahoo bidding hunt?

Microsoft (MSFT) is in preliminary talks with private equity firms about helping finance a bid to buy embattled Internet company Yahoo (YHOO), according to media reports. Private equity executives approached

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Earnings season picks up steam this week

Investors are gearing up for a busy week of earnings – and they’ll be looking beyond the numbers. More than 130 companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 are scheduled

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Microsoft expands in Google’s backyard

Microsoft is putting down roots in Silicon Valley. The Redmond, Wash-based tech giant has announced that it will be purchasing and expanding real estate that it has been leasing for

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China launches probe of Microsoft’s data practices, alleging “major problems”

The Chinese government expanded its probe of Microsoft’s business practices in the country, alleging “major problems” in the company’s electronic data. In a statement, China’s State Administration for Industry and

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BlackBerry acquires Good Technology for $425M

A string of acquisitions are giving some technology stocks a push, most notably BlackBerry after it scooped up a company specializing in mobile security.  BlackBerry. Shares are up 2.5% in

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Windows 10 now on 75 million devices

Nearly a month after its launch, Microsoft’s pivotal new operating system has found a home on 75 million devices. Yusuf Medhi, Microsoft’s vice president for marketing for Windows and devices,

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Microsoft’s phone outsells Apple Watch

Apple still won’t say how many watches it sold. But one thing most likely for sure: It was beaten by Microsoft’s phone. Microsoft told investors during last night’s conference call

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Microsoft to bring local TV channels to your Xbox One

You’ll soon be able to play the over-the-air TV game on Microsoft’s Xbox One. Over the last month, a subset of Xbox One users who belong to Microsoft’s Preview Program

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Microsoft doubles down on affordable smartphones

One day after Samsung and HTC unveiled their respective 2015 flagship smartphones Microsoft on Monday announced the latest additions to

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Google pushes Microsoft around using its billions

Google just bought Softcard – one of the only mobile wallets with the partnerships in place to give Apple Pay

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Microsoft latest tech to borrow big

Microsoft Monday filed plans to sell a massive amount of debt, the latest in borrowing by rich tech companies. The

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Microsoft unveils Windows 10

Microsoft unveiled the first details of its Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, which they say will span multiple devices from

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Sony to delay sale of PlayStation 4 in China

Sony Corp will delay sales of the PlayStation 4 gaming console in China, originally scheduled for Jan. 11, due to

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