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Allison Linn

Allison Linn

    Microsoft makes way to pay for PC by the hour
    Microsoft makes way to pay for PC by the hour
    Microsoft has developed technology for people to pay by the hour to use a computer in their own homes, similar to the way many people use pre-paid...
    Researchers take Microsoft flaws into own hands
    Researchers take Microsoft flaws into own hands
    When Microsoft researchers learned recently that a software flaw had been made public and could prompt internet attacks, the company ordered a team...
    Amazon plans webcast series to draw customers
    Amazon plans webcast series to draw customers
    Amazon.com plans to broadcast on its website an original show hosted by Bill Maher and featuring performers and authors touting new releases...
    Boeing on track to deliver 112 new 787s
    Boeing on track to deliver 112 new 787s
    Boeing says it plans to deliver 112 of its new 787 airplanes in 2008 and 2009, and is still on track to get the plane into service in the early...
    Google, AOL deal leaves Microsoft spurned
    Google, AOL deal leaves Microsoft spurned
    America Online (AOL) has sealed a late deal with Google to deepen their relationship, while leaving Microsoft as the spurned suitor.
    New Xbox just the beginning for Microsoft
    New Xbox just the beginning for Microsoft
    Anyone who snagged one of Microsoft's new Xbox 360s at its Tuesday debut will likely see the new video-game console as just that -- a medium for...
    Microsoft expected to expand web-based offerings
    Microsoft expected to expand web-based offerings
    Microsoft is widely expected to announce on Tuesday further forays into software and services that can be accessed over the internet -- a growing...
    Boeing shuts down jet assembly as machinists strike
    Boeing shuts down jet assembly as machinists strike
    Machinists at Boeing voted overwhelmingly to strike, rejecting a three-year contract proposal their leaders had deemed "insulting".
    Amazon.com income helped by tax benefit
    Amazon.com income helped by tax benefit
    Amazon.com said on Wednesday that earnings for its all-important fourth quarter rose more than fourfold, but the internet retailing giant was...
    Spyware could bungle Windows security update
    Spyware could bungle Windows security update
    Though Microsoft's new security update package is all about protecting systems from worms, viruses and spyware, it can't do much about what's...
    Microsoft launches online music store
    Microsoft launches online music store
    On the face of things, Microsoft's online music service looks a lot like the market leader, Apple Computer's iTunes.
    Microsoft aims to take bite out of iTunes
    Microsoft aims to take bite out of iTunes
    Microsoft, hoping to take a bite out of Apple Computer's highly popular online music service, is gearing up to launch its own website for selling...