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Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute

Samsung and Microsoft said on Tuesday they had ended a patent dispute that had seen the US software giant sue the South Korean conglomerate for breaching a 2011 licensing contract.

dateFeb 10, 2015 in Business
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Ballmer gets less than 'A' grade in compensation

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was awarded 79 percent of his target bonus for the year through June as the software giant cited falling profits for its Windows division and sluggish sales of the Surface tablet.

dateOct 04, 2013 in Business
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Microsoft to face many questions from analysts

Amid the largest corporate restructuring in its nearly 40-year history, and what is viewed by many as a risky $7 billion acquisition of Nokia Corp.'s mobile-handset business, Microsoft Corp. meets with Wall Street analysts ...

dateSep 23, 2013 in Business
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In Nokia acquisition, Microsoft tries to catch up

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's troubled smartphone business represents a daring $7.2 billion attempt by the software giant and a once-influential cellphone maker to catch up with the mobile computing ...

dateSep 04, 2013 in Business
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Microsoft tears down walls to open up future

When CEO Steve Ballmer announced Microsoft's most sweeping reorganization in years Thursday, he said it was to make the company faster-paced and more collaborative - all the better to advance his vision of turning the software ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Business
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