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Bill Gates unfussed by Steve Jobs' jab

Microsoft founder Bill Gates coolly parried some harsh criticism from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, in an interview with ABC television Sunday, saying their professional rivalry was positive.

Oct 31, 2011
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Status update: Facebook to go public, raise $5B

(AP) -- Facebook made a much-anticipated status update Wednesday: The Internet social network is going public eight years after its computer-hacking CEO Mark Zuckerberg started the service at Harvard University.

Feb 01, 2012
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Jurors deadlock in $1B lawsuit against Microsoft

(AP) -- A federal jury on Friday failed to reach a verdict in a Utah company's $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. in a case so important to the computer giant that it put Bill Gates on the ...

Dec 17, 2011
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Loss of Steve Jobs makes world 'iSad'

The passing of Steve Jobs left people around the world "iSad" on Thursday, with countless mourners typing out their grief on the handheld Apple gadgets that have transformed modern life.

Oct 06, 2011
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Softbank reports robust earnings on smartphones

(AP) -- Softbank Corp., the only Japanese mobile carrier offering the hit iPhone, said annual profit nearly doubled despite suffering damage from the March 11 quake and tsunami that battered northeastern ...

May 09, 2011
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Apple fans: Company is more than Steve Jobs

(AP) -- Apple fans and would-be customers seemed to agree that while Steve Jobs' charisma and innovative genius is one-of-a-kind, the company he built will survive without him.

Aug 25, 2011
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Juror in Microsoft case at peace with decision

(AP) -- The lone holdout juror who prevented a Utah company from getting as much as $1.2 billion from one-time rival Microsoft Corp. for alleged antitrust violations says he's at peace with his decision.

Dec 19, 2011
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Gates rules out return to Microsoft helm

Bill Gates on Thursday ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft while dismissing criticism by late Apple founder Steve Jobs, who he called "brilliant".

Dec 15, 2011
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