The Longish Goodbye: Highlights From AllThingsD Staffers Johnson, Del Rey and Cha

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.
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Will Microsoft Name Its CEO Before the New Year? Weary Employees Hope for Even Sooner. (Poll)

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth — and a new leader.
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Lenovo’s Bendy Yoga 2 Laptop Makes All the Right Moves

Last year’s flip-friendly Yoga felt like a PC gimmick. This time around, the Yoga 2 has gone legit.
The Yoga 2 in "tent" mode.

Dell Tablets at Bargain Prices

The Dell Venue 7 is a heck of a buy for a brand-name Android tablet, says Walt Mossberg, but if you can spare more money, you’ll get a better experience in a more expensive small tablet.
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China’s Kingsoft Raises $50 Million, Opens Palo Alto Office in Effort to Crack U.S. Market

The company offers free Microsoft Office-compatible document-editing software for PCs and mobile devices.
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New Acer CEO Ousted in Ongoing Game of Musical Chairs

And founder Stan Shih returns.
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Is This “The Last Console Generation”? And Nine Other Questions for Sony’s Jack Tretton.

The CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America talks about the launch of the PlayStation 4 and how it stacks up to competitors — both in the living room and in gamers’ pockets.
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Lenovo Group’s Profit Jumps, Beats Expectations

Chinese personal-computer maker Lenovo once again beat expectations, posting a 36 percent increase in its quarterly net profit.

Nvidia’s Solution for “Not Enough Games” on Shield: We’ll Do It Without the Developers

One of the advantages of controlling a device’s hardware: You can easily do stuff it wasn’t originally intended to do.
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PC or TV? No Need to Keep Asking.