[Opinion] Few Women Speakers At Microsoft’s “Most Comprehensive Technology Event”

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — What do you do when you discover that Microsoft Ignite – hosted in Chicago, attended by 23,000 people and billed by Microsoft as its “largest and most comprehensive technology event” – had […]


Microsoft founder Bill Gates' home lines the banks of Lake Washington, shown here on May 30, 2001, in Seattle. Despite 37,000 square feet of living space in the home, Gates applied to his local planning council for permission to expand the house, seeking to add an additional child's bedroom, among other changes. At the time, Gates and his wife Melinda were expecting their third child. Before the renovation, the home had 24 bathrooms and six kitchens, but only four bedrooms. (Credit: Dan Callister/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

This Just In: Bill Gates Does The Dishes

Bill Gates does the dishes.



Police Warn Of Bogus Computer Help Calls

If you get an unsolicited call offering help with your computer – hang up.


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Non-Profit Seeks To Lead Disconnected Adults Into IT Careers

A national non-profit focused on closing the opportunity divide has set up a branch in Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/29/2012

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5 Chicago High Schools To Begin Offering Associate’s Degrees

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is joining Chicago Public Schools officials, the City Colleges of Chicago, and corporate leaders in unveiling beefed up plans for five new high schools that could also offer their students community college degrees.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

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Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Smart Phone Patents

(AP) – Microsoft Corp. is suing Motorola Inc. for infringing on its smart-phone patents. The software maker on Friday said Motorola phones that use Google Inc.’s Android software step on Microsoft technology. The functions in […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010