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Welcome to Microsoft Pri0: That's Microspeak for top priority, and that's the news and observations you'll find here from Seattle Times reporter Sharon Chan.

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July 2, 2008 5:11 PM

Independence Day

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

Time to grill. We'll be back on Monday. Here's hoping Microsoft and Yahoo don't do some major deal over the holiday weekend.

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July 2, 2008 10:11 AM

Microsoft selling Office on subscription basis for $70 a year

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

Microsoft in July will begin selling a package of subscription services for consumers and small businesses, including the latest version of its widely used Office suite, previously only available for purchase as a one-time license.

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July 2, 2008 9:21 AM

WSJ: In secret meeting, Microsoft told Yahoo execs to look for the woman with the red umbrella

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

The Wall Street Journal is out today with a major rehash of the Microsoft-Yahoo acquisition saga that includes some great corporate cloak-and-dagger details from the last five months. The news, however, is that Microsoft has been making another round of calls to the usual suspects -- Time Warner's AOL unit and News Corp. -- to find partners for a Yahoo bust-up deal.

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