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The Worst Product Flops Of All Time

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business

The larger the company, the greater its capacity for taking risks. While pouring millions of dollars into market research and advertising campaigns ca...

7 Things Bill Gates Is Probably Also Sorry For

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology

Recently, Bill Gates made a major admission. No, he's not donating some of his fortune to you. During an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaig...

Microsoft Axes Its Failed 'iPod Killer' Brand

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.04.2012 | Technology

Zune, we hardly knew ye. With the announcement of the Xbox Music entertainment service on Monday at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) conferen...


The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

The Zune is dead; long live the Windows Phone. That's a paraphrase of a statement from Microsoft, who quietly discontinued the Zune line by removin...

Users Lash Out At Microsoft Over 'Insensitive' Amy Winehouse Remark

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft is being criticized for sending a tweet that many saw as an attempt to cash in on Amy Winehouse's death this past weekend. Three days af...

Microsoft Will Reportedly Stop Making Zune Devices

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Once touted as an iPod killer, Microsoft's Zune media player is dead. According to Bloomberg, Microsoft will no longer release new versions of the ...

Windows Phone 7 Launch Comes to NYC

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

One of the main points that Ballmer and de la Vega kept driving was that "Windows Phone 7 is your phone." The mobile OS is designed to keep you in touch with the people who mean the most to you.

Bing On iPhone: Apple, Microsoft In Talks To Make Bing iPhone Search Default

BusinessWeek | Peter Burrows and Cliff Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Apple (AAPL) is in talks with Microsoft (MSFT) to replace Google (GOOG) as the default search engine on its iPhone, according to two people familiar w...

WATCH: Zune Review: Zune vs. iPod (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Zune HD, just out this week, is the latest music player from Microsoft--and its challenge to the iPod. The light, metal-plated Zune features a tou...

ZUNE FROZEN, Stuck On Loading Screen -- Everywhere

Mobility Site | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a story that is all over the net already, it appears a strange malady is hitting many if not all first generation Zune 30s. At some point on Dec 31...

Second Gen Zune Released To Little Fanfare

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Microsoft is making a second attempt to take a bite out of Apple's dominance in the digital music business with an overhaul of its MP3 player, the Zun...

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...