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With the Grammy awards coming up quickly, there is no time like the present to get educated on the “who’s who” of award season nominees. Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, helps online searchers find backstage details on the latest...

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Technology

Results released for Safer Internet Day (SID) from Microsoft’s Computing Safety Index (MCSI) found that people still aren’t protecting their personal information as well as they should, leaving them at risk.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

February is "Save Your Vision Month" and the American Academy of Ophthalmology wants to remind Americans to get a painless medical eye exam that could save their vision. Many people wait until they have symptoms to see a doctor,...

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

Microsoft announced worldwide availability of Office 365 Home Premium, a reinvention of the company's flagship Office product line for consumers.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News

Too many times politicians in Washington claim that cutting security spending in any capacity is dangerous and reckless. Responsible defense cuts can and must be a part of any package to avoid automatic sequestration and to...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

If the current trend continues, one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050. In fact, every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with the disease. The American Diabetes Association wants as many Americans as possible to be...

January 2013 | Location: National, New York, Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Texas, Colorado, Utah, California, Oregon, Washington | Category: Health

Since 2010, Americans have withdrawn $362 billion from actively managed stock mutual funds. One investment strategy that can provide some stability, however, is exchange traded funds. Since 2010, $368 billion has poured into...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Finance

Now, five times more of your friends' content on Facebook is searchable - including status updates, shared links, comments, and photos from your friends. Bing is the only search engine where you can find relevant search results...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment

Changes to online services' privacy policies seem to occur daily. After a while, it can be hard to keep up with all of the changes and know exactly what personal information is being shared on the Internet. Microsoft offers new...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

According to the Small Business Administration, since 2003, America's small business exports have grown by about 80 percent. But how does a small business get started in the international market?

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business

Acclaimed director of Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes explores the African American community’s relationship with soul food. In Soul Food Junkies filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out on a historical and culinary journey to learn more...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Entertainment

The poll showed that increasing costs of cigarettes motivated 67 percent surveyed to quit and concerns about the health risks of smoking was a key factor for 58 percent.

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Health

Reportero follows a veteran reporter and his colleagues at ZETA, a Tijuana-based independent newsweekly, as they stubbornly ply their trade in one of the deadliest places in the world for members of the media.

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

What began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer became a fiery and furious struggle that forever changed the nation. Bringing to life the intertwined stories of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison,...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Entertainment

More than 50 million people in America, including nearly 17 million children, are food insecure, meaning they live at risk of hunger. That is one in every six people. During the holiday season, we celebrate the giving spirit. But...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs

In a special edition of its magazine, Consumer Reports is publishing Ratings of 19 Wisconsin medical groups which, combined, serve nearly half the state's patients. Ratings provide snapshot of care based on three major categories...

January 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Health

Microsoft has debuted Windows Phone 8, the latest version of the company's smartphone operating system. Jessica Alba joined Microsoft onstage to share the way she uses Windows Phone 8.

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Technology

Finding gifts for friends and family can be difficult, and getting the correct sizes and preferences can take a lot of work, but Microsoft has made it easy this year. From new tablets, to phones, and new game systems, there’s...

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Technology

In a recent editorial on the Huffington Post, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications and Global Outreach at the White House from 2006 to January of 2009, says while the...

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

Nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are not in school and jobless. This veers them toward a path of chronic underemployment, perhaps even unemployment, and failure to gain the skills employers want in the 21st century.

December 2012 | Location: National | Category: Finance, Justice/Legal

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