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* Is the Consumer Electronics Show, a.k.a. C.E.S., losing its clout? Nick Wingfield over at The New York Times argues the convention, which drew 149,000 people last year, isn't quite the powerhouse it used to be, thanks to product launches at company-only events or smaller conferences. (The New York Times)
* New Yahoo CEO Scott MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 9, 2012 3:30 AM ET
All investors seem to want is a bigger piece of the company's $53 billion cash pile. They'd do better to pay attention to what Windows 8 and Windows Phone really mean.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
FORTUNE -- Microsoft's obituary has been written plenty of times. There was no place for the software mammoth in a tech world designed -- and dominated -- by Apple. CEO Steve Ballmer was unable to steer the MORESep 20, 2011 10:56 AM ET
Shots were fired in both directions as partisans previewed Microsoft's next tablet OS
A war of words -- blogged, tweeted and syndicated -- broke out at Microsoft's (MSFT) annual developers conference Tuesday when the company distributed Samsung tablets loaded with beta copies of Windows 8, its answer to Apple's (AAPL) OS X and iOS, rolled into one.
Paul Thurrott, the news editor of Windows IT Pro and host of the Windows Weekly podcast, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Sep 14, 2011 8:27 AM ET
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* Microsoft (MSFT) did a big unveiling for Windows 8. The operating system update features a radically different, streamlined user interface heavily influenced by the company's tile-based Windows Phone 7 operating system and optimized performance. (CNNMoney)
* Facebook made its Friends Lists feature smarter with new features like Smart Lists, which automatically creates and MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Sep 14, 2011 3:30 AM ET
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* Microsoft teased Windows 8 yesterday at All Things D's D9 conference, unveiling a versatile user interface heavily inspired by its Windows Phone 7 platform. While users will be able to access the classic Windows desktop experience they'll also experience the Start screen above, which presents users' apps MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jun 2, 2011 10:24 AM ET
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PC manufacturers -- and apparently, some users -- have gotten their hands on early builds of Windows 8, which will include support for ARM chips and features like enhanced graphics, 3-D support, facial recognition, instant-on capability and a Windows app store. Microsoft also looks to MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Apr 4, 2011 8:44 AM ET
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