Microsoft Swears It Won't Read Our Emails Anymore

Tech | Kate Patrick
The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest

But this corporation still might be fishy

Microsoft, we have a problem

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
People walk in front of a screen advertising the Xbox One at an event celebrating the console's midnight launch in New York

Xbox One launches with faulty hardware?

A reason to buy Xbox One that has nothing to do with new games

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
A Xbox One is pictured at the Microsoft Games exhibition stand during the Gamescom 2013 fair in Cologne

Catch the game and play your game at the same time

Protect your privacy from the Xbox One with three metadata-masking tips

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Booth girls stand next to Microsoft's new game console Xbox One at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba
'You decide how personalized Xbox One is to you and your family, including privacy settings, manual or automatic sign-in, and how data is used'

Microsoft, Google and Apple now all want the cookie to die

Business | Business Insider
Characters dressed up as the Cookie Monster and Elmo from Sesame Street stand while waiting to pose for photographs with people for tips in New York

Microsoft is considering an alternative of its own to track users across its devices

5 things Microsoft must do to avoid a replacement worse than Steve Ballmer

Business | Business Insider

Microsoft needs someone better than Ballmer

Dell goes private to the tune of $24 billion

Business | Andrew Sachais
Microsoft-Dell Buyout Negotiations

Takeover represents Mr. Dell’s most drastic effort yet to turn around the company he founded

Cisco challenges Microsoft, Skype merger in EU - AP

Business | admin
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Skype CEO Tony Bates

Wants the European Court of Justice to get the Commission to create open standards for video conferencing

Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8.5 billion - Bloomberg

Business | Paul Conner

Takeover may help Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer narrow Google’s lead in Internet ads

Microsoft co-founder slams Bill Gates in new memoir - WSJ

Business | interns

Billionaire Paul Allen claims he was the driving force behind many of Microsoft’s innovations

Bing! launches a daily deals feature - CNN

Tech | interns

In an effort to win-over those who prefer search other engines like Google, Microsoft has incorporated a thrifty daily deals feature into their search engine, Bing!

Eric Holder's dirty secret

Feature:Opinion | Grier Weeks

The technology to detect and stop child sexual abuse on a massive scale exists. Why won’t Attorney General Holder deploy it?

The FCC risks over-conditioning the Comcast-NBCU merger

Opinion | Randolph May

FCC commissioners should be aware of the limits of their ability to predict future marketplace developments.

Give us your tired, your poor ... and your PhD scientists

Opinion | The Tech Guys

The US needs to attract 100 million new immigrants over the next 20 years in order to stay economically competitive.

In His DREAMs? - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

Dems are pushing for a vote while GOP claims legislation will grant amnesty to 2.1 million illegals

With Kinect, Microsoft aims for a game changer - NYT

Tech | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Kinect arrives with a healthy dose of sci-fi trappings. Microsoft has one-upped Sony and Nintendo by eliminating game controllers and their often nightmarish bounty of buttons

Facebook advertisers can glean private data - NYT

Tech | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Online advertising offers marketers the chance to aim ads at very specific groups of people — say, golf players in Illinois who make more than $150,000 a year and vacation in Hawaii

Google legally skirts top US corp tax; wealth redistributors stunned - Bloomberg

Business | interns

Google takes advantage of Irish tax law to legally shuttle profits into and out of subsidiaries there, largely escaping the country’s 12.5 percent income tax

The five factors powering the Android revolution - ZDNet

Tech | interns

Google Android has been riding a wave of staggering growth in 2010, going from barely a blip on the market share radar to the fastest growing mobile platform on the planet

Media bias: Apple dominates headlines - NYT

Tech | interns

Study finds that, among its competitors, Apple is most covered by media