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After gaffe, Microsoft board to look at gender pay gap, male culture

By Bill Rigby and Sarah McBride SEATTLE/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A well-known picture in tech circles, taken in 1978, shows the first 11 employees at Microsoft. Two are women. One of them left two years later after a pay dispute. … Continue reading

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Microsoft chief’s pay comments attacked

Software group chief moving to damp controversy over remark in email sent to staff Asia homepage

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Microsoft CEO criticized for suggesting women not ask for raises

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp's chief executive officer suggested on Thursday that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the system, bringing a torrent of criticism and causing the executive to backtrack after the statement. … Continue reading

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Samsung brings arbitration against Microsoft after royalty lawsuit

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd initiated an arbitration proceeding in Hong Kong against Microsoft Corp on Tuesday, amid ongoing U.S. litigation over smartphone patent royalties. The arbitration was disclosed in a court filing as … Continue reading

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Microsoft earned $1 billion from Samsung Android patent licensing last year

Microsoft has a vast number of Android patent licensing agreements with device makers worldwide, but a Samsung court case has put a figure on exactly how much money the software giant makes from Android. Samsung paid Microsoft $ 1 billion in patent-licensing … Continue reading

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Microsoft turns Cortana into a Klingon-speaking Starfleet officer

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Microsoft says Samsung owes $6.9 million in unpaid interest

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is demanding $ 6.9 million interest from Samsung Electronics in a dispute over smartphone patent royalties, according to a lawsuit unsealed by a New York federal court on Friday. Microsoft is asking the court … Continue reading

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Microsoft names next operating system ‘Windows 10′

By Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp announced its 'Windows 10' operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward a new system aimed at unifying computing and … Continue reading

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Norwegian Instagram rival to launch child safe tablet with Microsoft

OSLO (Reuters) – Kuddle, a Norwegian picture sharing app designed for children, plans to launch a child safe tablet with Microsoft on Dec 1, and expects to sign funding deals with several venture capital firms within weeks, its chief executive … Continue reading

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Microsoft boss Nadella promises cooperation in Chinese antitrust probe

BEIJING (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp chief executive Satya Nadella promised to cooperate fully with Chinese authorities in their antitrust investigation into his company during a meeting with a top regulator in Beijing, the Chinese government said. Microsoft has been ensnared … Continue reading

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