Former Microsoft exec Kurt DelBene tapped to lead HealthCare.gov overhaul

Kurt DelBene, the former Microsoft Office president, was appointed this morning to lead HealthCare.gov — a critical position as the Obama administration attempts to continue the turnaround of the beleaguered site on the front lines of its health-care reform efforts. He will succeed Jeff Zients, who is leaving to become the director of the National Economic… Read More

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Office 365: Microsoft, Google jostle for bragging rights

Microsoft is expected to launch its Office 365 service tomorrow, charging businesses a monthly subscription — rather than a one-time licensing fee — for online versions of SharePoint, Exchange, the Lync communications server and desktop versions of Office. In a recent interview with GeekWire, the president of the Microsoft Office division, Kurt DelBene, described the service… Read More