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A Black Friday shopper navigates Pepper, a robotic concierge stationed at Westfield Mall in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco talks robot tax

Following the recent advice of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Supervisor Jane Kim…

 

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a U.S.-China business roundtable, comprised of U.S. and Chinese CEOs, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Pool)

Xi says ‘without reform’ no progress for business in China

SEATTLE — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday addressed Amazon founder Jeff…

 

A Dell laptop computer running Windows 10 is on display at the Microsoft Build conference in San Francisco. (Jeff Chiu/AP File Photo)

Microsoft releases Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft debuted its new Windows 10 operating system Wednesday,…

 

Amazon's Echo, a digital assistant that can be set up in a home or office to listen for various requests, such as for a song, a sports score, the weather, or even a book to be read aloud, is shown, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in New York.  (Mark Lennihan/AP)

Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities…

Amazon's Echo, a digital assistant that can be set up in a home or office to listen for various requests, such as for a song, a sports score, the weather, or even a book to be read aloud, is shown, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in New York.  (Mark Lennihan/AP)
Paul Sakuma/ap file photoInvestors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold.

Salesforce stock soars on takeover talk centering on Oracle

Investors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold,…

Paul Sakuma/ap file photoInvestors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold.
AP Photo/GoogleThis product image provided by Google shows the Haier Chromebook 11

Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at…

AP Photo/GoogleThis product image provided by Google shows the Haier Chromebook 11
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Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results

Microsoft's latest earnings report shows CEO Satya Nadella is making progress in…

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Microsoft CEO: Women don't need to ask for raise

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says women don't need to ask for a…

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Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows

Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this…

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AP Photo/Markus SchreiberA man shows the new Lumia 830

Season's new phones are all about selfie image

Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups…

AP Photo/Markus SchreiberA man shows the new Lumia 830
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Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board,…

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Microsoft-NFL partnership a game-changer for teams, fans

With the Buffalo Bills-New York Giants Hall of Fame Game on Sunday…

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Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity

The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival…

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AP Photo Ted S. WarrenThis photo taken with a fisheye lens on July 3

Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs, signals new path

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will…

AP Photo Ted S. WarrenThis photo taken with a fisheye lens on July 3
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Tech Tips: A guide to upgrading, using XP computer

Microsoft retires its 12-year-old Windows XP operating system on Tuesday. Even so,…

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End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday,…

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AP Photo/Eric RisbergMicrosoft corporate vice president Joe Belfiore

Microsoft reveals Siri-like Windows Phone feature

Microsoft is showcasing a new virtual assistant as part of an upcoming…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergMicrosoft corporate vice president Joe Belfiore
AP Photo/Eric RisbergMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures while speaking during a press briefing on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing Thursday

Review: Office for iPad is pretty and functional

Microsoft Office fans who've spent the last nine months using the software's…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures while speaking during a press briefing on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing Thursday
AP Photo/Eric RisbergMicrosoft General Manager Julia White gestures while talking about the Office 365 app during a press briefing Thursday

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Office for the iPad, a software suite that…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergMicrosoft General Manager Julia White gestures while talking about the Office 365 app during a press briefing Thursday
Reuters/James PomfretPolice and security guards stand outside a gate of a Nokia factory during a protest of around one hundred factory workers in Dongguan

Hundreds of Chinese Nokia workers protest at Microsoft deal

Hundreds of workers massed outside a Nokia factory in southern China on…

Reuters/James PomfretPolice and security guards stand outside a gate of a Nokia factory during a protest of around one hundred factory workers in Dongguan