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Xbox Entertainment Studios Shutting Down, MixRadio Future Uncertain

Boy, Microsoft sure is trigger happy today! We have a few more causalities of the reorganization and job cuts that the software titan announce earlier…

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All Microsoft Divisions Affected By Layoffs, Including Windows

The winds of change. Microsoft’s recent job cuts are the talk of the town right now as the company announced earlier today that it plans…

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We Have Just 14% Share Of The Devices Market, Confirms Microsoft

The new reality. Long gone are the days when Microsoft had shares upwards of 90% in the digital world. The mobile revolution has given rise…

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Microsoft Announces $99 Windows Tablets, $250 Notebooks

Redmond sure is on a roll. The magical figure of $99 for Windows powered tablets has now officially been confirmed by the company at the…

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Windows Reportedly Available For Free For Sub $250 Devices

One good thing follows another, or something like that? Redmond is already offering free Windows licenses to OEMs that build devices with displays smaller than…

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Microsoft To Release Two 3D Touch Windows Phones This Year

Say what you may, but the difference between the midrange and high end Windows Phones usually comes down to a few extra megapixels, and few…

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Microsoft Aims To Conquer 50% Of The Tablet Market

In Japan, that is. This is one country that has really taken to Windows powered tablets in recent months. Large hardware vendors like ASUS and…

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Microsoft Planning Cost And Job Cuts After Nokia Takeover

Something like this was always on the cards, I guess. Back when the Nokia acquisition was completed, Microsoft welcome all Nokia employees that were spread…

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Russia Inching Closer To Banning Online Services That Don’t Store Data Locally

The country has just passed a bill that would allow the government to ban any and all online services that do not store personal data…

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Microsoft Opens Transparency Center To Allow Governments Access To Source Code

Amid the fury and furor from the Chinese government that the newer versions of Windows came with a secret backdoor, Microsoft have now announced the…

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Windows Threshold Merges Windows Phone With Windows RT

Talk that Microsoft is set to merge its two ARM based operating systems, Windows Phone and Windows RT, is not new. Although we are yet…

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South Korea Plans To Switch To Open Source By 2020

South Korea has become the latest country to outline plans to move away from Microsoft software in the near future, and go for open source…

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Microsoft Warns Of A Bleak Future If Government Spying Continues

While other technology companies have also recorded their concerns regarding illegal government snooping, Microsoft have been perhaps the most vocal opponent of this practice. Maybe it…

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Microsoft To Continue Supporting Games For Windows Live

Games for Windows Live lives! At least this is what Microsoft have announced earlier today, confirming that they are not pulling the plug off of…

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Open Source Is Google’s Big Bet To Push Users Away From Microsoft Software

Open source software. Microsoft has been locked in, what seems like, a never ending battle with free and open source applications. But things are escalating…

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Microsoft Enhances Security To Prevent Windows 8.1 Update 2 Leak

It appears that the days of trying out early builds of the Windows operating system before launch are behind us, because according to a new…

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Users Now Trust American Tech Companies Less, Says Microsoft

Redmond, along with other technology giants, has been quite vocal about user privacy. The company was found to be involved in the NSA saga, with…

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Bing Global Market Share Expected To Climb To 4% By 2020

Bing is, and has been for quite some time, the only viable challenger to Google Search. But even though some notable progress has been made…

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Windows License Cost To Drop To $42 Per PC By 2020, Says Analyst

Microsoft have taken an aggressive route as far as the Windows operating system is concerned. Moves like making Windows free and affordable for hardware manufacturers…

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Microsoft Accused Of Paying People To Praise Internet Explorer

Microsoft have made substantial efforts to get closer to end consumers and establish a good rapport with bloggers and media persons, particularly those that are…