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Microsoft raises dividend, adds 2 board members

SEATTLE: Microsoft on Tuesday announced the smallest percentage increase in its quarterly dividend since 2009 and appointed new directors to replace two board members who decided not to seek re-election. 301 more words

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India later this month

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be making his first visit to India later this month. The visit, coincidentally, will happen on the day when Microsoft will launch a technical preview of Windows 9. 117 more words

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Windows 9: What we know about Microsoft's next operating system

If you assumed the lackluster consumer reception to Windows 8 would cause Microsoft to rethink its entire OS strategy, think again. The next version, code-named Threshold and likely to be called Windows 9, sticks with the tile-based start screen interface, while adding new features and fixes. 675 more words

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Big on blue? Microsoft expands palette with new Xbox 360 bundle

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is entering its ninth holiday season with a splash.

Starting on October 7, customers who head to Walmart will find a Special Edition Blue Xbox 360 Bundle for $249. 408 more words

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ZTE ZMax has 5.7-inch display, available for T-Mobile starting September 24 (hands-on)

At a New York press event today, ZTE introduced its latest “phablet” device, known as the ZMax. Sporting a whopping 5.7-inch HD touchscreen, the handset will be available online and in carrier retail stores starting September 24. 285 more words

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Microsoft to preview next version of Windows on Sept. 30

It’s official: Microsoft has sent out invitations to a Sept. 30 event in San Francisco, where the company is expected to show off an enterprise technology preview of its next version of Windows, codenamed Threshold. 335 more words

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Round two of Microsoft layoff expected Thursday

Later this week, Microsoft will lay off another group of employees as part of its planned cuts of 18,000 announced back in July, according to sources close to the company. 344 more words

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