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  • Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant. Ballmer says he plans to devote more time to his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, civic contributions, study and teaching business at...

  • Microsoft co-founder gives $500K to gun initiative

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 to a campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales in Washington state. His Aug. 11 donation to Initiative 594 was made public when it posted on the state's Public Disclosure Commission website Monday...

  • Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows Phone

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K. The company's corporate vice president of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, said Wednesday in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Phones will get the voice-recognizing...



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