This week at Microsoft: The odds and ends edition

This week at Microsoft: The odds and ends edition

thenextweb.com
New Hello fellow technology travelers. With this weekly roundup, I try to pick a few themes to guide the post. Say, Windows 8, and its various newsy bits. This week that was impossible. But, as I promised Beelzebub that I would never quit this post, I have come up with a...
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