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Heroes and Villains of Tech

Here's a look at standout good guys and bad guys -- from passionate heroes who balance profit with innovation and social responsibility to money-mad, egomaniac villains who simply cannot be trusted.

Zune Phone Could Fulfill Microsoft's '3 Screens' Wish

Microsoft's mobile play is still a mystery, but reports about WinMo 7 and a Zune-like Microsoft phone provide new clues.


Office 2010: The Pros and Cons for Businesses

An overview of what businesses will enjoy about Office 2010 as well as the potential headaches the upgrade could bring.

Microsoft Aims Windows 7 Pro at Small Businesses

With Windows 7, Microsoft aims to please both consumers and businesses large and small.

Ballmer in 2010: Should He Stay or Should He Go?

Will 2010 be the year the Ballmer era ends at Microsoft?

7 Secret Features in Windows 7

From streaming Netflix movies in Windows Media Center to desktop-theme eye candy to a calculator that does a lot more than just arithmetic, here's a showcase of cool but unappreciated Windows 7 features.