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Welding growing in popularity as job field seeks more workers

...including accounting, human resources and marketing jobs, topped welding with 1,794 students, but Augusta Tech lumped Microsoft office specialist, medical coder and business technology, administration and management fields into the total."Local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-16/welding-growing-popularity
As Explorer loses ground, Microsoft readies new web browser

...competing against rival web browsers, Microsoft is gearing up to launch its own alternative...once-dominant Internet surfing program.Microsoft has built a new web browser designed...Explorer will still be available, but Microsoft hinted this week that its new - and as-yet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/explorer-loses-ground-micr
Google unveils cheapest Chromebooks yet as Microsoft slashes price on Surface Pro 3 tablet

...priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground...com.Their arrival coincides with Microsoft's rollout of a lower-priced Surface...149 laptops, Google also is attacking Microsoft on other fronts. Later this spring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/google-unveils-cheapest-ch
Microsoft promises Windows 10 will be familiar on all devices, even holographic headsets

REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new...voice-activated answer to Siri. Microsoft is expanding Cortana to serve as a...And in a break from past practice, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-promises-windows
Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens'

REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft has taken the wraps off a new version...it might be available for sale, a Microsoft engineer showed how it could be used...gadget runs on the newest version of Microsoft's flagship operating system, Windows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-shows-windows-10
Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook deal

...ending its commercial agreement with Microsoft for its Nook e-book reader ahead of...to boost shareholder value.In 2012 Microsoft paid $300 million for a 17.6 percent...Noble supplied Nook content and apps for Microsoft's Windows products. On Thursday Barnes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/barnes-noble-microsoft-end
Rants & Raves

...at Peach Orchard and Windsor Spring, but who signed off on that tacky typeface? I could put something better together in Microsoft Paint. A LITTLE LEVITY during the news is fine but acting like a brainless dolt isn't very becoming. A WHITE-ON-BLACK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-07/rants-raves
Nokia in advanced talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

...from Asia.Recently, it has made a turnaround since its 5.4 billion-euro sale of the lossmaking handset business to Microsoft a year ago, with three remaining sectors: networks, mapping services and technologies and patents. It expects growth this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/nokia-advanced-talks-buy-a
Procrastinating on Windows server leads to hacker risk

...panic of Windows XP being discontinued last year? Well, Microsoft is dropping another operating system soon. This one isn't...Kevin Wade, the owner of IntelliSystems. Options? Well, Microsoft has Server 2008 and Server 2012. Amazon pricing had the 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2015-03-01/procrastina
Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft is cutting up to 18,000 jobs, about...it bought in April.The news sent Microsoft's stock up 3 percent in premarket...professional and factory jobs will be cut. Microsoft expects charges of $1.1 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/microsoft-cut-18000-jobs-o