The fiercely competitive software giant is positioning its wares for cloud computing with software and services. The company's two cash cows - operating systems and the Office productivity suite - are performing well.

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Tech Ticker: R.I.P. David Bunnell

Tech Ticker: R.I.P. David Bunnell

A rolling update of interesting technology news from around the web. This week: news of the passing of a legend of tech journalism. Also, Obama on why the US can't run like a startup, Apple's car-making plans hit a roadblock, and a normally taciturn NFL coach really doesn't like technology on the sidelines.

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The history of Microsoft's Surface

The history of Microsoft's Surface

Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but the lineup of new Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive. Here's how the brand has evolved.

October 21, 2015 by in Windows 10

Steve Ballmer: The Legacy

This far-reaching discussion between ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and Microsoft columnist Mary Jo Foley explores the Steve Ballmer legacy at Microsoft and Mary Jo's exclusive exit interview with Ballmer.

December 12, 2013 in Microsoft

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