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How Windows 8 Could Save Microsoft's Online Advertising Business

Dean Jayson | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Dean Jayson

If Windows 8 is a success, Microsoft advertising business could become the company's newest bright spot, instead of its perennial black eye.

Microsoft's $6.3 Billion Loss Shows How Brutal The Online Ad World Has Become

Reuters | Alistair Barr and Poornima Gupta | Posted 09.07.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr and Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp shelled out a record $6.3 billion for aQuantive in 2007 at...

Microsoft's Soured Bet On Online Ads Costs It $6.2 Billion

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 09.02.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft is absorbing a $6.2 billion charge to reflect that one of the biggest deals in its 37-year history turned out to be a dud. ...

Bill Gates Talks Web 2.0

USA Today | Byron Acohido | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Eight months from quitting his day job to focus on philanthropy, Microsoft (MSFT) Chairman Bill Gates remains enthusiastically engaged in promoting th...