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2008-07-24 15:10:00

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer is taking direct control over two of the company's most important businesses -- including competition with Google -- in a significant reorganization announced late Wednesday afternoon.

2008-07-24 12:00:17

With its bid to acquire part or all of Yahoo! (YHOO) looking less likely, Microsoft (MSFT) announced July 23 that one of the top executives who pushed the deal will leave the company.

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2006-03-27 13:06:44

The new head of Microsoft Corp.'s core Windows division will bring a cultural change to the business responsible for the largest portion of the software giant's revenue and profit, a senior company executive said on Sunday.

2005-10-03 13:02:32

Microsoft Corp. said on Monday that the next version of its Office program will be able to save documents in the PDF format, a popular method of sharing documents between different computers and software programs.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.