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July 29, 2011 at 8:46 AM

True facts about the Microsoft blog: Steve Jobs sneezed

The reader question bag is looking a bit dry and angry this morning. It’s my last day, so I care as much as the honey badger right now. So instead of answering questions, I will share with you true facts about running the Microsoft Pri0 blog. True fact: The best headline I could ever write to get…

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July 28, 2011 at 9:05 AM

Answering your Q: Am I going to work for Microsoft?

It’s my last week covering Microsoft for The Seattle Times and I am spending it answering your questions on the Microsoft Pri0 blog. To submit your question, scroll down to the end of this post. Thursday is your last day to send in your Qs. Q: Are you going to work for Microsoft? -Jim, Maple…

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July 28, 2011 at 8:39 AM

Answering your Q: Why Microsoft’s stock is flat

It’s my last week covering Microsoft and I am answering reader questions in the Microsoft Pri0 blog all week. You can submit your by scrolling down to the bottom of this post. Thursday is your last day to send me questions. Q: Why hasn’t Microsoft stock responded to any of their successes? -Tori, Bellevue A: In the…

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July 27, 2011 at 9:59 AM

Answering your Q: Fallout from critical coverage of Microsoft

It’s my last week covering Microsoft and I am answering questions from readers all week here. To submit your question, scroll down to the form below. Q: Was there any fallout from MS after two of your more controversial (and best) articles: the one a month ago comparing the Skype acquisition to SideKick and the one…

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July 26, 2011 at 8:54 AM

Answering your Q: The most exciting Microsoft news of 2009-11

I’m answering reader questions this week leading up to my last day covering Microsoft Friday. Scroll down to send me a question of your own. Q: What was the most exciting event, announcement, etc. that you covered? -Mark, West Seattle A: Critics say Microsoft is a slow, lumbering comapny, but it pulled off some sneaky, big upsets…

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July 26, 2011 at 7:57 AM

Answering your Q: My predictions for Microsoft

I’m answering questions from readers this week as my time covering Microsoft draws to a close on Friday. Here is our first question. Have one of your own? Scroll down for the question form. Q: I wonder where you see Microsoft in ten years? Still relying on Windows or will that be lost in the…

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July 25, 2011 at 8:32 AM

This is my last week covering Microsoft. Send your Qs

As “Star Trek: The Next Generation” said at the end of its run, all good things … This is my last week covering Microsoft as a technology reporter for The Seattle Times. I will be moving over to the digital side of the newsroom where I will become a producer for mobile platforms and news analytics….

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July 25, 2011 at 7:42 AM

Christina Aguilera, Nickelback played at Microsoft MGX conference

Christina Aguilera and Nickelback gave a private concert to Microsoft employees in Denver on Friday, according to the talk on Twitter. The concert took place Friday in Denver, where the company held its annual Microsoft Global Experience or MGX conference for its sales people. The chatter on Twitter says it was at the Red Rocks concert…

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