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Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires

...the top of the magazine's list of the world's billionaires for the second consecutive year. The co-founder of Microsoft Corp. has topped the list for 16 of the last 21 years.In second place is Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/bill-gates-repeats-top-for
Bill Gates tops 'richest' list

...the top of the magazine's list of the world's billionaires for the second consecutive year. The co-founder of Microsoft Corp. has topped the list for 16 of the last 21 years. In second place is Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/bill-gates-tops-richest-list
Box shares soar in market debut

...in a Friday interview.Box is facing intense competition from much-larger companies, including Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., and Amazon.com Inc., as well as a better-known online storage service, Dropbox.Dropbox is considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/box-shares-soar-market-deb
Baby Bell teaming up with Microsoft Corp. on super-speed Internet access

CHICAGO -- Ameritech Corp. is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to offer consumers and small businesses Internet access so fast it takes just 30 minutes to download the entire Encyclopaedia...

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IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division

...shares down 8 percent before the opening bell.The tech sector is under heavy pressure in early trading, with IBM, Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp. and Cisco all moving lower.Privately held Globalfoundries will get IBM's global commercial semiconductor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-20/ibm-pay-15b-shed-its-costl
New iPhones push Apple's market cap past $700B

...does come with an asterisk, however.While Apple is the first S&P 500 company to exceed $700 billion in value, Microsoft Corp., if adjustments are made for inflation, had an even greater market cap about 15 years ago. Its $613 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/new-iphones-push-apples-ma
Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

...companies that have revealed diversity figures this year say women comprise less than one-third of their workforce. At Microsoft Corp., women make up 29 percent of employees.? Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg continues to publicly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/unequal-pay-must-be-lot-go
China fines Audi $40.5 million, Chrysler $5.2 million in auto industry anti-monopoly probe

...investigation include Qualcomm Inc., a San Diego, Calif.-based maker of chips used in mobile phones, and software giant Microsoft Corp.Business groups welcomed the enactment of China's anti-monopoly law in 2008 as a step toward clarifying operating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/china-fines-audi-405-milli
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SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. says it has distributed about 106...LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Microsoft Corp.'s chief executive believes it's...systems from PalmSource Inc. and Microsoft Corp.Also, sales of basic PDAs are slowing...

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Appeal uncertain for Microsoft case

SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. expects a warmer welcome from a...effort. April 3 - Judge finds that Microsoft Corp. violated the Sherman Antitrust Act...Office suite of programs. May 10 - Microsoft Corp. asked a federal judge to throw out...

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