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Nokia X2: Microsoft’s First Android Phone Unveiled 0

Microsoft announces the launch of the Nokia X2, which can be considered as the tech company’s first Android-powered device. The X2 is an entry-level smartphone that sets its aims on

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China bans Windows 8 in government computers 0

The People’s Republic of China has announced it is banning government agencies from installing Windows 8 into their computers. The China ban comes from the government’s suspicion that the Windows

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Microsoft to launch free Windows 8.1? 0

How can you fight a tech company that offers most of its software for free? If you are Microsoft, fight fire with fire. Wzor, a Russian blog known for leaking

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Microsoft cuts Windows 8 license to cheap devices 0

In an attept to counter cheaper computers like Google Chromebooks, Microsoft is said to be slashing the license cost of Windows 8.1 by as much as 70 percent for manufacturers

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Microsoft Black Friday deals include Lumia, Surface 0

Much like Apple and Samsung, Microsoft is also offering special deals in time for Black Friday. Lasting all week, these Microsoft Black Friday specials include discounts on Surface tablets, Lumia

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Xbox One goes on sale tonight 0

It is the night gamers have been waiting for, as Microsoft’s Xbox One goes on sale at midnight tonight with lavish events being held in 13 countries from New Zealand

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Zune Marketplace shuts down November 22 0

The Zune, Microsoft’s attempt to beat the iPod, is slowly becoming irrelevant. The company has announced it will stop selling and renting media content on Zune Marketplace beginning November 22,

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Microsoft explains Xbox One’s non-gaming features 1

The launch of Xbox One is nearing and Microsoft reveals in advance some of the next-gen console’s new features. In is company blog, Microsoft talks about 10 non-gaming features of

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Microsoft takes down Nokia Lumia 1520 pre-order webpage 0

Microsoft has removed a pre-order Web page of Nokia Lumia 1520 on its retail site MicrosoftStore.com 12 hours after it went live Tuesday night. In a statement emailed to Computerworld,

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Microsoft rolls out Windows 8.1 update 0

Microsoft has rolled out the latest update of its Windows 8 operating system. The Windows 8.1 update seeks to solve a number of issues raised when Windows 8 went live,

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