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Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Opera Mini becomes default browser for Microsoft's fading feature phones   —  Users will be ‘encouraged’ to replace stock Xpress browser with Opera Mini starting this fall  —  Opera Software and Microsoft have struck a deal that will replace Nokia's Xpress browser with Opera Mini on Microsoft's dying line of feature phones.
Aug 21, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Chris Kanaracus / Computerworld:
Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board expected, boosts Nadella's standing, analysts say   —  The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation  —  It's not surprising that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer abruptly gave …
Aug 19, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Microsoft's Q2 loss on Surface estimated at $363M, total since launch two years back $1.7B   —  Surface damage mounts at Microsoft as red ink reaches $1.7B  —  The tablet business has lost money each quarter, and each fiscal year  —  Microsoft continued to lose money on its Surface tablets throughout …
Aug 6, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Grant Gross / Computerworld:
Senate committee unanimously approves mobile phone unlocking bill   —  The legislation would overturn a Library of Congress decision to remove legal protections for unlocking  —  The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve legislation that would allow mobile phone owners to unlock …
Jul 10, 2014, 4:25 PMIn context
JR Raphael / Computerworld:
Google offering $150 credits to make up for Chromebook data debacle   —  Some good news for owners of Google's LTE Chromebook Pixel: Following my report that data plans for the device were being disconnected prematurely, Google is stepping up to make things right.
Jun 24, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
JR Raphael / Computerworld:
Verizon stops providing free data for Chromebook Pixel buyers one year into 2-3 year agreement   —  Broken promises: Verizon, Google, and the Chromebook data debacle  —  When a company promises two years of free mobile data service with a device, you expect them to deliver.
Jun 23, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Update: Skype to retire recent editions for Windows, Mac; upgrades mandatory   —  Not clear whether that means everyone must upgrade or lose access to the calling and chat service  —  Skype today said it would retire older versions of its desktop Internet calling application …
Jun 21, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Scot Finnie / Computerworld:
After a 47 year run, Computerworld will publish its last print edition on June 23   —  The continuing evolution of Computerworld  —  On June 23, we will publish the last print issue of Computerworld.  —  It was 47 years ago, almost to the day, that Computerworld's very first issue rolled off the presses: June 21, 1967.
Jun 20, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Loek Essers / Computerworld:
Google plans international acquisitions worth up to $30B, it tells SEC   —  Google passed on a potential acquisition of a non-U.S. company worth up to $5 billion, it said  —  Google plans to spend $20 billion to $30 billion of its of its accumulated international profits to fund potential acquisitions …
May 21, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context
Jaikumar Vijayan / Computerworld:
Senator seeks answers on Samsung's fingerprint scanner for Galaxy S5   —  Technology poses security concerns, says Franken  —  A U.S. senator Tuesday questioned Samsung on the privacy protections the company has in place for the fingerprint scanning technology on its recently released Galaxy S5 smartphone.
May 13, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context

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