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Microsoft End of Windows XP support spells trouble for many End of Windows XP support spells trouble for many (Photo Gallery)
Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the operating system, the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.
Microsoft Microsoft hires veterans, calls it 'an obligation' Microsoft hires veterans, calls it 'an obligation' (Video)
President Obama's 2015 budget Tuesday confirmed plans to dramatically shrink the U.S. Army to the lowest levels since before World War Two. Locally, it will mean a loss of thousands of jobs at Joint Base Lewis McChord, creating a flood of soldiers leaving the military and looking for work.
Microsoft Text of Ballmer's memo on new Microsoft CEO Text of Ballmer's memo on new Microsoft CEO
On Tuesday, Microsoft named Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO. Ballmer had announced in August that he was planning to step down within a year. The CEO appointment is effective immediately.
Microsoft Microsoft names new CEO; Gates leaves chairman role Microsoft names new CEO; Gates leaves chairman role
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
Microsoft Bill Gates: Poor countries not doomed to stay poor Bill Gates: Poor countries not doomed to stay poor
Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates pitched an optimistic future for the world's poor and sick in their annual letter Tuesday, arguing passionately against three myths they say hurt efforts to bring people out of poverty, save lives and improve living conditions.
Microsoft Ford stock up, Microsoft down on Mulally news Ford stock up, Microsoft down on Mulally news
Ford Motor Co. shares rose while Microsoft Corp. stock fell Wednesday morning on news that Ford CEO Alan Mulally won't leave the automaker to lead the software giant.