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  • NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Oct 25- Microsoft Corp put its Surface tablet center stage at its Windows 8 launch event, hoping the sleek new device will spark a fightback against Apple Inc and Google Inc in the exploding mobile computing market.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 25- Apple Inc delivered another quarter of lackluster results and iPad sales fell well short of Wall Street targets, pushing its stock down more than 1 percent. Apple sold fewer iPads than anticipated as the economy remained weak and consumers waited for the new iPad mini, which will hit store shelves next month.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- Microsoft Corp launched its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet on Thursday in a bid to revive interest in its flagship product and regain ground lost to Apple Inc and Google Inc in mobile computing.

  • Earnings disappointments from Amazon and Apple could make for a sour start for stocks Friday. One analyst expects Amazon shares could take the brunt of it.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- Microsoft Corp launched its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet on Thursday in a bid to revive interest in its flagship product and regain ground lost to Apple Inc and Google Inc in mobile computing.

  • Following its quarterly earnings miss, Apple shares face a variety of new pressures, Colin Gillis of BGC said Thursday on CNBC.

  • Apple Reopens Lower After Earnings Miss

    Apple will resume trading at 4:50pm ET, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray; David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners; Daniel Morgan, Synovus Trust; Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee; and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Breaking Down Apple's Numbers

    Apple reported earnings moments ago, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray; David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners; Daniel Morgan, Synovus Trust; and Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee.

  • Apple Q4 EPS: $8.67 vs. $8.75 Est.

    Apple earnings are out, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray; David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners; Daniel Morgan, Synovus Trust; Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee; and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- Microsoft Corp launched its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet on Thursday in a bid to revive interest in its flagship product and regain ground lost to Apple Inc and Google Inc in mobile computing.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- Microsoft Corp launches its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet in New York Thursday, hoping to revive interest in its flagship product and regain ground lost to Apple Inc and Google Inc in mobile computing.

  • U.S. companies have in general reported better-than-expected profits for the third quarter. Yet some of the biggest U.S. multinationals are exhibiting signs of weakness, prompting concerns that dark times are coming.

  • *Expects more Windows device sales than Apple, Google products this qtr. Microsoft is doubling down on its bet with its own tablet called the Surface, available only through its own stores and website, which will challenge Apple's iPad head on.

  • Microsoft is doubling down on its bet with its own tablet called the Surface, available only through its own stores and website, which will challenge Apple's iPad head on.

  • Microsoft Officially Unveils Windows 8

    Microsoft showed off its upgraded operating system, Windows 8, at an event in New York on Thursday.

  • Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks at a news conference launching the company's Surface tablet computer.

    Microsoft's new Surface tablet trumps its competition because it is the only tablet that can be used for both work and entertainment, said Steven Ballmer, Microsoft's CEO.

  • Frankenfield: Windows 8 Will Be a Hit With Consumers

    Here's what makes Microsoft's Windows 8 so important: It might be the PC's best chance to maintain its dominance in computing.

  • TOKYO, Oct 25- Japan's Nikkei share average was seen moving sideways on Thursday with investors weighing up profit forecast cuts from Nintendo Co Ltd and others as earnings season gets under way, although expectations of further monetary easing by the Bank of Japan should provide support.

  • SEATTLE, Oct 24- Firm sales numbers for Microsoft Corp's Windows 8 and its new Surface tablet will not be available for three months, but it may be clear long before then if it has a hit on its hands.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 24- South Korea's Samsung Electronics, the world's top maker of smartphones, infringed Apple patents to make its smartphones and tablets, a U.S. trade panel judge said in a preliminary decision issued on W edn esday. The full International Trade Commission will decide in February whether to uphold or reject the judge's decision.