Gateway Rejects Buyout Offer

Gateway has rejected an unsolicited $450 million bid for its retail business from eMachines founder Lap Shun Hui.

More Layoffs Expected with Intel Overhaul

Speculation is swirling that Intel will be cutting thousands of jobs in its latest restructuring effort.

11th Annual Salary Survey -- In the Money

Salaries have gone up for the third time in as many years, according to the 11th annual survey of compensation and benefits. So, are you getting what you deserve?

Time Is Money

Relocating and long commutes can be a waste of money and morale.

Microsoft Awards Execs with Millions in Stock

Several Microsoft execs received millions of dollars in stock awards as part of compensation program that the company rejiggered several years ago.

Where Did Microsoft Put 10,000 New Employees?

Microsoft hired 10,000 new employees in fiscal 2006, which ended on June 30 -- the most ever in a single year in the company's more than 31-year history.

Anatomy of a Deal: Software ONE Inc. and Softwarepipeline AG

Licensing behemoth and VAR combine services.

Blackboard Scores Key E-Learning Technology Patent

In a move that has shaken up the e-learning community, Blackboard Inc. has been awarded a patent establishing its claims to some of the basic features of the software that powers online education.

ANALYSIS: Impact of Microsoft's Lawsuit Unclear

When Microsoft filed a federal copyright infringement lawsuit against braindump site, many hailed the action. But the suit explores uncharted legal waters, with unpredictable results.

Microsoft Sues Testing Materials Vendor

Microsoft has filed a federal lawsuit against testing materials vendor TestKing, alleging that the company is illegally selling the actual answers to its certification exams.

Ex-CEO Gets Some Credit for HP Surge

Although Carly Fiorina was sacked in one of the most humbling ousters in corporate America, her initial moves to reinvigorate Hewlett-Packard Co. are now paying off in HP's healthy profit and recent stock surge.

New-Generation Exchange 2007 Exams Coming Soon

Microsoft hints at structure of Exchange Admin track of exams, currently in development phase.

High-Profile Developer Jumps the Windows Live Ship

A recent high-profile Microsoft hire, brought onboard to work on Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie's Windows Live vision, has suddenly announced his pending departure, citing a pullback on plans he had signed on to implement.

Microsoft Reorg Continues

Microsoft continued its management reorganization this week as it moved to realign responsibilities within its operating systems group to reflect newly minted Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie's growing influence.

MSRC: Emergency Response, Microsoft Style

When malware strikes Microsoft code, Stephen Toulouse and the MSRC team rush in to extinguish the fire.

Going to the Bench: Can Redmond's Backups Keep 'Em in the Game?

New management team must fill the void left by Gates.

Get a Grip on Those Gripes

From software packaging to lying users, the world can be an annoying place for IT admins.

New-Generation BizTalk Exam Now Live

Microsoft releases exam for business process management experts after a successful beta test last month.

Microsoft To Host Annual Financial Analyst Meeting

Microsoft will host a crowd of financial analysts on campus Thursday for its annual financial analyst meeting.

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