June 27, 2011 The last assets of Nortel Networks, the former high-tech giant, are to be auctioned Monday, as it sells off more than 6,000 patents. Google has already aired a $900 million bid for the U.S. and international patents, which focus on mobile video and wireless networks.
May 10, 2011 Now that it's been confirmed that Microsoft is buying Skype for $8.5 billion, everyone's trying to figure out what it will do with the Internet phone service. The early read: Skype will be the "glue" between Microsoft's products.
March 30, 2011 The book's "critical portrait" of Bill Gates "has created a rift" between the men, the newspaper says. Gates says their recollection of events may differ, but he values their friendship and Allen's contributions to their work.
With the Kin One and Kin Two, Microsoft was looking to break into the youth market.
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July 1, 2010 The battle for market share in the red-hot mobile phone market claimed another victim. In less than two months, Microsoft decided to stop shipping its Kin models beyond the U.S.
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