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Microsoft tablet risks alienating PC makers

With the unveiling of the Surface tablet, Microsoft is heading into unusual territory: competing with its partners, the very same companies that make Windows PCs. But Microsoft has little to lose, since PC manufacturers have ...

dateJun 19, 2012 in Business
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With tablet, Microsoft takes page from Apple

With its new tablet computer, Microsoft is taking a page from Apple's playbook in an effort to control both hardware and software for computers, in a strategy which carries some risk, analysts say.

dateJun 19, 2012 in Business
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US video game sales drop 25 percent in March

(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories fell 25 percent in March from a year earlier to $1.1 billion. It marked the fourth month of decline as Sony Corp.'s new PS Vita handheld failed to ...

dateApr 13, 2012 in Business
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Smarter computing systems make society better

Smarter computing systems can help give our lives a big boost - in education, healthcare, transportation, security and even the environment. But these computing systems need to be adjusted constantly, to help meet the changes ...

dateMar 27, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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US video game sales fall 34 percent in January

(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories fell 34 percent in January from a year earlier to $751 million due to the lack of new game titles, according to market researcher NPD Group.

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Business
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