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How companies can take advantage of the MOOC revolution

The consumerization of employee training.

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The second phase of Microsoft's layoffs is all about focus

Taking a disciplined approach to what Microsoft does is painful for some talented groups.

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The genius of Microsoft's Minecraft acquisition

It isn't just the next Lego. It's an ecosystem.

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End of an era: Red Hat buys BaaS provider FeedHenry

Red Hat scoops up FeedHenry for around $83 million, leaving few remaining independent BaaS providers.

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A more interesting use for Apple Pay

ApplePay probably isn't going to do much about mobile. But it can revolutionize the web.

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What you need to know about Apple Pay

How it works, its security features, and how it's likely to impact the existing mobile payments industry.

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How not to do mobile strategy: Killing the skunk

LG's failed experiment with WebOS has broader implications.

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What these 6 CEOs learned from working at Salesforce

Salesforce launched 15 years ago. Since then, its unique way of working and thinking has spawned a host of fast-growing B2B startups. We talk to six of their CEOs here.

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Want to connect the next billion? Think economics, not heroics

Connectivity in emerging economies is already skyrocketing in the most boring way imaginable: Because demand for connectivity is very high, companies are building infrastructure, and prices are going down.

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Xamarin's goal: To be the leading development platform in the world

An new round of $54 million will fund new tooling and an international expansion.

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Three interesting points about Steve Ballmer's resignation letter

The former CEO steps down from Microsoft's board.

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Why Silicon Valley is suddenly in love with Slack

For all the hype, Slack only really shines in the specific use-case of teams, likely distributed across geographies, who have to share and act on information from multiple sources really, really fast in order to produce something...

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Motorola's sales have more than doubled in the last year

A surprising comeback for the mobile phone company as Google prepares to sell it to Lenovo

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Adatao bridges the gap between data scientists and normal people

Adatao is another startup promising easier data analytics for the masses. It stands out in a few ways.

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Why Microsoft Azure could have the last laugh in the cloud wars

Amazon can't afford an indefinite pricing battle and Microsoft's hybrid-cloud message resonates among large enterprises. The wild card is Google.

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Satya Nadella at six months: Grading Microsoft's new CEO

Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft's CEO six months ago, on Feb. 4, 2014. So how's he doing?

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The most innovative telco in the world sets its sights on the US

France's Iliad, which has bid for T-Mobile, could totally shake up the US telecom market.

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But really -- what IS the point of Windows Phone?

Tech blogger and former Microsoft employee Robert Scoble drew some scorn for suggesting that Microsoft abandon Windows Phone.

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