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In this handout from Microsoft, the new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. (Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Names New CEO; Gates’ New Role

Microsoft has named a successor to retiring CEO Steve Ballmer. Satya Nadella becomes only the third chief executive in the company’s nearly 40-year history.

02/04/2014

Xbox One (credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

Xbox One: 20 Things You Need To Know

Microsoft’s new console may seem daunting, but here are some key points about the new do-nearly-everything gaming machine…

11/23/2013

The Microsoft Surface tablet computer. (CNET)

Larry Magid: Microsoft’s Dismal Fourth Quarter

Microsoft released a dismal fourth-quarter earnings report today, which missed estimates partly due to poor PC sales.

07/19/2013

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SF Game Developer Zynga CEO Steps Down, Replaced By Microsoft Exec

Zynga says its CEO, Mark Pincus, is stepping down to be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox business.

07/01/2013

Sony Playstation 4 Gaming System (credit: Sony Computer Entertainment)

Sony Takes Aim At Microsoft With Playstation 4

Sony broke out the heavy ammunition Monday against Microsoft, announcing its forthcoming PlayStation 4 will cost $399 – $100 less than the competing Xbox One…

06/11/2013

Microsoft Windows 7 runs on a Fujitsu tablet computer (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Microsoft Rolls Out Two-Factor Authentication

Microsoft is rolling out two-factor security authentication for email, storage and other services.

04/18/2013

Kelly Clarkson, Jerry Rice Kicks Off Microsoft Store Opening

Kelly Clarkson, Jerry Rice Kicks Off Microsoft Store Opening

Singer Kelly Clarkson and former 49ers football star Jerry Rice marked the opening of a Microsoft Store at the Village at Corte Madera…

11/04/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Solving A Swapped-Out Video Game Purchase

An Alameda man was frustrated in a battle with Walmart over a purchased video game that turned out to be something quite different, until he contacted ConsumerWatch.

06/08/2012

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Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker’s 36-year history.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

The Kinect controllers for the Xbox 360 on a store shelf. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Microsoft’s Kinect For Xbox Sells Millions

Microsoft now holds a Guinness World Record for the fastest selling computer device of all time.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/09/2011