Blogosphere: Microsoft’s ‘Dear Yahoo’ letter

Blogosphere: Microsoft’s ‘Dear Yahoo’ letter

The deadline is approaching. Yahoo Inc. has until next Saturday to respond to Microsoft Corp.’s April 5 letter threatening a...

April 17th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Microsoft girds for Google battle

Microsoft girds for Google battle

Assistant editor Howard Solomon and I were working on a headline for the front page story on Microsoft’s play for...

February 5th, 2008 Dave Webb

Microsoft ‘s ERP biz head Burgum bows out

Microsoft ‘s ERP biz head Burgum bows out

In a surprise move, the leader of Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) Doug Burgum said Tuesday he plans to leave Microsoft...

September 12th, 2006 Elizabeth Montalbano

Dear Dr. Backspin

Dear Dr. Backspin

In the never-ending quest to ensure that our readers are happy, mentally balanced and have their loins girded (with cheap...

August 31st, 2006 Mark Gibbs

Sorgen comes to Microsoft Canada

Sorgen comes to Microsoft Canada

It’s going to be a busy year for new Microsoft Canada president Phil Sorgen, with new releases of Internet Explorer,...

March 16th, 2006 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Microsoft opens advertising technology lab in Beijing

Microsoft opens advertising technology lab in Beijing

Microsoft Corp. Friday announced the establishment of a research and development (R&D) lab in Beijing for Internet advertising-related technologies. The...

January 15th, 2006 Sumner Lemon

CEO, Nakisa Inc.

CEO, Nakisa Inc.

Meet Robert Mc Dowell. Thirteen years ago he was hand-picked by Bill Gates to join Microsoft Corp. Today, McDowell deals...

May 15th, 2005 Joaquim P. Menezes

Cutting through the Service Pack noise

Cutting through the Service Pack noise

A few days before this writing, Microsoft released its Service Pack 2 for Windows XP to manufacturing, meaning you’ll see...

August 19th, 2004 Michael MacMillan

Microsoft to hire 7,000 people

Microsoft to hire 7,000 people

Microsoft Corp. recently said it plans to hire as many as 7,000 people in its current fiscal year and increase...

August 2nd, 2004 Joris Evers