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The White House named a new chief for the nation's cyber security efforts Tuesday, part of a new emphasis on digital threats. A digital security expert weighs in on the realities of cyber crime in the U.S.
In other news, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Intel for allegedly trying to unfairly stifle competition, and the House voted to let the government borrow another $290 billion over six weeks.
Jeffrey Brown speaks with author Ken Auletta about his new book on Internet powerhouse Google called 'Googled: The End of the World as We Know It.'…
In other news, the Federal Reserve indicated that the recession might be easing up but said the labor market remains soft, and Microsoft announced a long-awaited partnership with Yahoo.
After years of courting, Microsoft announced Wednesday that it finally inked a deal with Yahoo in hopes that a partnership could help topple Google from being the Internet search and advertising leader.
Microsoft announced a drop in earnings and unprecedented job cuts, and the Intel Corporation revealed plans to shutter five plants and lay off thousands of workers Thursday. Lee Hochberg examines how the technology industry is weathering the economic crisis.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In another sign of how bad the economy is getting for even the biggest companies, Microsoft Corp. announced Thursday that it is cutting 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months.
By PBS NewsHour
Microsoft Corp made an unexpected bid to buy struggling Internet icon Yahoo Inc. for $44.6 billion in cash and stock late Thursday, raising a new effort to challenge the dominance of search-engine giant Google Inc.
Powerful cell phones with Web and multimedia capabilities - dubbed "smart phones" - are part of a new generation of mobile phones earning a loyal following. Spencer Michels reports on smart phones and how top industry contenders plan to offer…
Steve Ballmer is the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corp. He discussed the company's smart phone technology plans with Spencer Michels.
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