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2009-01-13 18:28:08

Yahoo! Inc. said Carol Bartz, the former chief executive officer of California software company Autodesk, will take over its reins from Jerry Yang. Bartz led Autodesk, which produces software for architects and engineers, from 1992 to 2006 the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

2009-01-08 10:24:05

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer used the platform of a Las Vegas trade show to announce the availability of Microsoft's latest operating system. At the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show, Ballmer said the beta version of Windows 7, would be available Friday by Internet download for consumers who wanted to give it a test-drive. The new system, which Ballmer said was on track to deliver simplicity and reliability, would be available Jan.

2009-01-08 10:00:00

Microsoft Corp.’s newest edition of the Windows operating system is just about ready to make its public debut.

2009-01-07 20:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a keynote address at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Microsoft Corp.

2009-01-05 07:40:00

Despite the recent recession, the largest trade show in the US will open this week in Las Vegas.

2009-01-02 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. has planned the following press activities for the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Jan.

2008-12-04 15:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that Dr. Qi Lu will join the company as president of the Online Services Group. Dr.

2008-12-01 08:30:00

A key Microsoft executive said that a recent Sunday Times report suggesting the company had reentered talks with Yahoo to buy the US internet company's online search business for $20 billion was "total fiction."

2008-11-28 14:00:00

According to regulatory filings, activist investor Carl Icahn has purchased close to 7 million additional shares of Yahoo Inc, amidst their search for a new chief executive.

2008-11-19 16:10:00

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Wednesday that the company is no longer interested in acquiring Yahoo, but is "very open" to resuming discussions on a Web search partnership.

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