Reporters “Not Invited” as Microsoft Lays Out Its Financial Future on September 19

The company says it will Webcast a Sept. 19 meeting with financial analysts but says reporters will not be welcome as they have in years past.
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Aiming for “Functional Coherence,” Mulling a Different P&L and With Advice From Ford CEO, Microsoft Restructuring Set for Thursday

Get ready for the rumble — and you know Steve Ballmer loves to rumble.
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Exclusive: Microsoft’s Xbox Head Don Mattrick Leaving to Take Top Role — Possibly CEO — At Zynga

A very big hire for the troubled online gaming giant.
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Microsoft Raising the Roof Ahead of Windows Developer Conference

A massive tent, spanning the size of a dozen basketball courts, has started going up on Microsoft’s campus ahead of its developer conference in two weeks.
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Consumer Cellular to Lease Shuttered T-Mobile Call Center, Hire at Least 650 Workers

The small carrier plans to take over a Redmond, Ore., call center being vacated by T-Mobile as part of recent job cuts.
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eBay Is the Most Recent Bay Area Transplant to Seek Access to Seattle’s Talent Pool

The e-commerce giant has joined a growing list of companies willing to brave the rain in order to gain access to a deep pool of technology engineers in Seattle.
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As Skype Skips Through Approvals — What’s the Deal With the Deal?

As the deal officially closes, what’s next?
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Gearing Up for Microsoft’s Big Week

Redmond is due to offer its first detailed look at Windows 8 and make its case to developers and Wall Street at a conference in Anaheim, Calif.
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Liveblogging Microsoft Q4 Earnings: I’m So Excited and I Just Can’t Hide It

Microsoft had a solid fourth quarter, which is why the conference call with Wall Street analysts should be relatively short and sweet. Or sweet, at least.
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Binging in the Holidays (With Donuts!)

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