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2009-09-11 14:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that James I. Cash Jr., Ph.D., emeritus James E. Robison professor at the Harvard Business School, has decided not to seek re-election to Microsoft's board of directors at the company's 2009 shareholder meeting.

2009-08-10 12:32:54

French communications giant Publicis Group SA said it would purchase Microsoft's digital advertising business Razorfish for $530 million. In a statement, Maurice Levy, chairman and chief executive officer of Publicis, said adding the agency to its roster was another step forward in realizing our strategic

2009-07-29 09:18:34

Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo! Inc. said Wednesday they had reached an advertising partnership deal that puts closure on chances of a Microsoft takeover. Microsoft bid $4.75 billion for Yahoo! last year, but a merger failed to materialize with Yahoo! saying the offer undervalued the company.

2009-07-08 14:34:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today promoted Steven Sinofsky to president of the Windows Division. Sinofsky, a 20-year Microsoft veteran, most recently led the Windows and Windows Live Engineering Group, contributing to the Oct.

2009-06-25 05:50:00

According to Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, the company is still open to a partnership with Yahoo Inc.

2009-06-12 13:32:04

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2009-06-04 05:35:00

On Wednesday, Yahoo chief executive Carol Bartz denied speculation that the Internet search engine needed to make a deal with Microsoft in order to compete with Google.

2009-05-28 15:20:00

Microsoft Corp will introduce its revamped search engine in the coming days in hopes it will attract more users in its bid to challenge the dominance of Google Inc’s search and advertising business.

2009-05-28 06:05:21

Boatloads of money...that’s what Yahoo Inc CEO Carol Bartz said any deal to spin off or combine its Internet search assets will require.

2009-05-26 16:40:00

- SYNC hits million unit milestone; now offers 911 Assist and Vehicle Health Reports - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer takes delivery of a 2010 Fusion Hybrid, America's most fuel-efficient midsize car - Purchase by Microsoft CEO underscores positive partnership of two powerhouse brands, Ford and Microsoft, joining forces to deliver affordable products consumers want SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The popularity of Ford SYNC(R) reached a new milestone today, as Ford Motor Company...

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