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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco on March 27, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Moves Past Exxon, Now World’s 2nd Most Valuable Co. Behind Apple

The bull run in Microsoft’s stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.

11/15/2014

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. (Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Microsoft CEO Apologizes After Saying Women Don’t Need To Ask For A Raise, Have ‘Faith In The System’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says women don’t need to ask for a raise. They should just trust the system—one that at technology companies is overwhelmingly male.

10/09/2014

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Jump On Tomorrow: President Obama In SF Tuesday, Microsoft, Apple Earnings, Soda Tax, And Chevron Refinery

Getting a jump on tomorrow, President Obama arrives in San Francisco Tuesday night, and heads to Los Altos Wednesday; the Richmond city council meets about the refinery expansion, and another city considers a soda tax.

07/21/2014

The Microsoft logo is seen before the start of a media event in San Francisco, California on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, unveiled a version of Office designed for the iPad today. Microsoft is tapping into its software past as it maps its future in the rapidly changing world of Internet technology.

Microsoft Announces Largest-Ever Layoffs; 18,000 Jobs To Be Cut

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.

07/17/2014

A picture taken on January 29, 2013, shows a fake Microsoft Windows 7 computer operating system. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft To End Support For Windows 7

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Microsoft says it will end support for several of its products including Windows 7. Consumers are wondering if there will be a new operating system before then. Back in April we talked […]

07/08/2014

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet, A Hefty-Priced Hybrid

Microsoft’s much talked about Surface Pro 3 tablet is out, but our technology analyst says it could be priced kind of high considering that $899 doesn’t get you the optional keyboard attachment.

06/23/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Alameda County Leaders Pressure Lawmakers To Make Kill Switch Mandatory On Cell Phones

Alameda County leaders are pushing state lawmakers to pass a smartphone kill-switch bill — with the intention of passing their own at a local level should it fail.

06/19/2014

Microsoft X-Box E3 Display (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Microsoft Teases New ‘Crackdown,’ ‘Halo’ At E3

Microsoft focused exclusively on hyping titles coming to its Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles…

06/09/2014

Google's Android And Chrome Chief Sundar Pichai Holds News Event

Massages, Nap Pods, Dance Classes Among Sweet Perks For Silicon Valley Interns

Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world are assigned big-time responsibility at firms such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter.

06/08/2014

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Can Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Tablet Really Double As A Laptop?

Several companies have pitched their tablets as a laptop replacements. Microsoft’s latest, the Surface Pro 3 tablet, was unveiled this week and they’re saying that they got things right this time.

05/20/2014

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