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  • Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

    September 30, 2014 12:32 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft says the next version of its flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for... more »
  • NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video

    August 3, 2014 11:27 AM

    NEW YORK - Tablets are making their debut on the NFL sideline Sunday. The devices will be used by players and coaches to view aerial photos of previous plays. In the past, those images were transmitted to a printer on the sideline, and teams would review black-and-white pictures on paper.... more »
  • Final arguments today in Sterling trial Play Video

    July 28, 2014 2:28 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan to argue Monday that Shelly Sterling had no right to make... more »
  • LSU campus to host I.T. conference on Aug. 2

    July 24, 2014 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An estimated 600 technology professionals from around the country are expected to descend on the LSU campus on August 2 for a free Information Technology conference and training event. Hosted by LSU since 2009, SQL Saturday Baton Rouge offers courses on vital I.T. topics that are... more »
  • Clippers CEO and Shelly Sterling to testify today

    July 22, 2014 4:46 AM

    LOS ANGELES - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers is set to testify today at the Los Angeles trial to determine whether the sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer can go through. CEO Richard Parsons will be called as a witness to support Shelly... more »
  • Shelly Sterling agrees to sell Clippers to Ballmer

    May 30, 2014 3:01 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Shelly Sterling says she has signed a binding contract to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for a record-breaking $2 billion. Sterling confirmed the agreement made between The Sterling Family Trust and Ballmer in a statement issued late Thursday night. The... more »
  • Microsoft reveals Xbox One

    May 21, 2013 12:27 PM

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company revealed the Xbox One, its next-generation entertainment console, during a presentation Tuesday at its headquarters in Redmond, Wash. It's been eight years since the launch of the Xbox 360. The original Xbox debuted in 2001, and its high-definition successor... more »
  • Reports: Microsoft may invest in Dell buyout

    January 22, 2013 12:03 PM

    NEW YORK - CNBC and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that the discussions to buy struggling computer maker Dell now include Microsoft as a potential investor. If Microsoft joins in a Dell buyout, CNBC and the Journal say the software maker would contribute $1 billion to $3 billion. That... more »
  • FTC: Google to license patents, exclude snippets

    January 3, 2013 12:25 PM

    WASHINGTON - U.S. antitrust regulators say they have found no evidence to claims that Google unfairly favors its own services in search results. The Federal Trade Commission also says Google is agreeing to license patents deemed to be "essential" for rival mobile devices such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad.... more »
  • Microsoft reveals "Surface" tablet in Los Angeles

    June 18, 2012 6:43 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Microsoft has unveiled Surface, a tablet computer to compete with Apple's iPad. CEO Steve Ballmer was on hand to announce the tablet, calling it part of a "whole new family of devices" the company is developing. The 9.3 millimeter thick tablet comes with a kickstand to hold... more »
  • Microsoft unveils new streaming app at E3

    June 4, 2012 1:04 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Xbox 360 is getting a little smarter. Microsoft Corp. unveiled new software called Xbox SmartGlass that will allow Xbox 360 users to share content across smartphones, tablets and TVs. It also announced it was bringing its Internet Explorer browser to the console. The app was demonstrated... more »
  • Gamer Blocked by Microsoft gets Apology

    September 8, 2010 7:48 PM

    In these days of political correctness, Microsoft went too far because executives don't know geography. Microsoft banned Josh Moore from its Xbox line service for listing his location as Fort Gay, a name the company considered offensive. Xbox Live provides multiplayer gaming over the web. Turns out Moore lives in... more »
  • Windows 7 boosts computer sales

    October 25, 2009 7:04 PM

    Microsoft's newest computer operating system, Windows 7, is creating major buzz among computer users. "It's increased sales by a drastic amount," said Jamal Crump an employee at a computer retailer, "everyone wants a new PC because of Windows 7 and it's also increasing questions about Macs too, because now... more »

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