Bill Setten

Bill Setten

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Microsoft

Employees: 90000

Founded: 1974

Website: http://www.microsoft.com

Twitter: @Microsoft

Microsoft, founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, is a veteran software company, best known for its Microsoft Windows operating system and the ... More » Microsoft, founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, is a veteran software company, best known for its Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software. Starting in 1980 Microsoft formed a partnership with IBM allowing Microsoft to sell its software package with the computers IBM manufactured. Microsoft is widely used by professionals worldwide and largely dominates the American corporate market. Additionally, the company has ventured into hardware with consumer products such as the Zune and Xbox. Microsoft has made a presence on the Web with the MSN internet portal and Bing Search Engine. [ CrunchBase ]

Microsoft shares Dell: a smart bet - Inside China | Inside China

Microsoft - Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei (Greg Maffei), “Microsoft has been demonstrated as a shrewd investor’s ability to achieve strategic goals through investment in Apple.” when negotiating with Apple, Maffei served as the chief financial officer of Microsoft...

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4 Things CIOs Need to Know About Microsoft's Reorg - Cloud Computing | Infrastructure services, Wind...

Microsoft - When CEO Steve Ballmer wrote in his memo to the troops that this was a reorganization "that will enable us to innovate with greater speed, efficiency and capability in a fast changing world," he wasn't kidding about the greater speed part. You've probably noticed by now that the ...

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Microsoft's $7.2B Nokia Mistake - Forbes

Microsoft - NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 05: Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop (R) stands with Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, during the introduction of the new Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Windows smartphones on September 5, 2012 in New York City. (Image credit: Getty Images via ...

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Strange bedfellows: Microsoft could bring Android apps to Windows | The Verge

The Android decision will ultimately fall on the shoulders of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. It’s remains unknown whether Intel or BlueStacks are in active partnership discussions with Microsoft. A BlueStacks representative refused to provide comment to The Verge, but sources familiar with ...

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Explaining to the Employees of Yammer Microsoft How They’re Not Really “Giving Back” to the Mid-Mark...

Microsoft - Microsoft designates Jason Rodrigues as the community liaison. Jason can be reached at jason@yammer-inc.com. Evaluation & Reporting The legislation authorizing the Central Market and Tenderloin Payroll Tax Exclusion requires the City Administrator to report on an annual basis on ...

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Microsoft aims to simplify with Windows 8.1 - Las Vegas Sun News

Microsoft - The redesigned search tool is meant to provide Windows 8.1 users with "pure power and instant entertainment," said Jensen Harris, Microsoft's director of user experience for the operating system. Applications also can be found by sorting them by letter or category. Other new features in ...

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Five people who could replace Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO - Forbes

Microsoft - She stepped up to fill the void when Steven Sinofsky abruptly left. As executive vice president of devices and studios, she is in charge of hardware platforms like Xbox and the Surface tablets. Recent history might suggest that those aren’t stellar success stories for Microsoft, but ...

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T-Mobile Network Advancements Enrich Customer Experience with Nationwide HD Voice and Enhanced 4G Co...

Microsoft - (Credit: Josh Miller /CNET) Sprint announced today that it will unveil two Windows Phone 8 devices by this summer... Full Article at CNET LAS VEGAS--Sprint Nextel ( NYSE :S) confirmed that it will launch LTE smartphones running Microsoft's ( NASDAQ :MSFT) Windows Phone 8 by the summer. ...

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Top tech show to see changing of guard - Inside China | Inside China

Microsoft - So important, and yet so unknown.” With mobile devices gaining ground, “folks are interested in the services that are attached to consumer electronics at the show,” said Kevin Spain of Emergence Capital Partners, among the venture capital firms attending. Spain said delivery of ...

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Did Microsoft Just Announce the Next Xbox with a Countdown? Probably. | TIME.com

Microsoft - Microsoft’s Larry Hryb, colloquially known by his Xbox LIVE handle “Major Nelson,” just threw one up on his blog, and it’s causing precisely the sort of speculative stir the company doubtless intended. “And it’s on…” reads the ultra-austere post, followed by a simple Flash-based timer ...

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