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Microsoft releases diversity stats: How the tech giant sizes up

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella kept his promise and released the tech giant’s federally-mandated diversity numbers to public scrutiny.<p>In mid-December, …

Computer Science

Microsoft: Compared To Apple And Yahoo, We Are NOT Overpaying Our New CEO

It advocated that they vote no on the "say on pay" advisory vote during Microsoft's shareholder meeting December 3.<p>As part of his promotion, Nadella was granted a starter kit of stock valued at about $65 million which won't begin to vest until 2019. Plus, he got another one-time stock grant worth …

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Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Expands Global Startup Accelerator Program In The UK

Microsoft has announced the names of 12 early stage start-ups it is backing through its recently launched London-based accelerator programme next year.<p>Microsoft is launching similar accelerators in ten cities worldwide, including Bangalore, Beijing, Paris, Seattle and Tel-Aviv.<p>The 12-week Microsoft …

Microsoft set to launch original programming for Xbox One in early 2014

Microsoft hopes its first wave of original TV programming for Xbox One will be out in early 2014, the company's president of entertainment and digital, Nancy Tellem, tells <i>Variety</i><i>.</i> At the latest, Redmond is hoping to have its original content out by the second quarter. She admits the initiative has …

Office Remote for Windows Phone steers presentations from across the room

Microsoft has long championed Windows Phone's Office integration, but there has been a missing piece in that puzzle: an official way to control Office <i>from</i> a Windows Phone. The company is filling that gap today by launching its Office Remote app. The Windows Phone 8 client lets users navigate Excel, …