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Microsoft throws Xbox a birthday party in Japan, drops zero hints about next console

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Tomorrow, the Xbox console will celebrate its tenth birthday of availability in the Japanese market. The Xbox line has struggled to match its domestic success in Japan, a country where the homegrown Wii and Playstation 3 consoles have enjoyed comparative dominance. However, that fact is not deterring Microsoft from throwing...
Microsoft throws Xbox a birthday party in Japan, drops zero hints about next console

Microsoft details Windows 8 Calendar app design, wants to 'show your life clearly'

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As part of its "Building Windows 8" blog series, Redmond has been doling inside info on apps like Mail and People, and now it's Calendar's turn in the spotlight. Steven Sinofsky blogged that one of the primary marks was to serve up a clear view of your life, and...
Microsoft details Windows 8 Calendar app design, wants to 'show your life clearly'

Microsoft plans to bring its retail experience to Canada

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Microsoft’s retail store experiment is set to undergo a massive expansion in the next two years, with 75 stores new stores opening across the United States. News is out today that contains a new wrinkle to that plan, however, as it seems that Microsoft is ready, this year, to take its stores...
Microsoft plans to bring its retail experience to Canada

Microsoft tablet partners announced amid rumors of $199 Surface

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As we get closer to the launch of Microsoft's new version of Windows, a clearer picture is emerging about what the tablet landscape will look like at launch. We already know about the flagship Windows tablet, of course: Microsoft's own Surface, which Engadget recently reported may have a price tag...
Microsoft tablet partners announced amid rumors of $199 Surface

Here's Everything We Know About Microsoft's Attempt To Beat The iPad (MSFT)

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Like every version of Windows, Windows 8 will probably do well on traditional PCs used by businesses. But of course, Microsoft is betting that Windows 8 will also be an iPad killer. To do that Microsoft has made some very un-Microsoft decisions for its tablets. It will have two versions...
Here's Everything We Know About Microsoft's Attempt To Beat The iPad (MSFT)

Managed to snag a ticket? Here's what to expect at Microsoft's BUILD event this year

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Today, Microsoft put tickets for its BUILD event on sale. In just around one hour they utterly sold out. That isn’t a surprise, given that BUILD this year is set to touch down a week after Windows 8 ships, and promises to cover a range of Microsoft products. BUILD is...
Managed to snag a ticket? Here's what to expect at Microsoft's BUILD event this year
Android is a Google Trojan horse, says totally impartial Microsoft-backed group

Microsoft Office coming to both iOS and Android this November, report claims

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According to a story on Boy Genius Report (BGR), Microsoft is preparing to release versions of its popular Office productivity suite for both iOS and Android tablets this November. Its data, gleaned from a ‘reliable source, BGR claims that the version for iOS is exceptionally similar to what The Daily reported...
Microsoft Office coming to both iOS and Android this November, report claims

Netflix rolls out on Windows Phone in Latin America, the U.K. and Ireland

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OK, now it really is available everywhere. Netflix put the finishing touches on mobile-device rollouts in the regions it’s aggressively expanding into. The company announced Wednesday that its streaming video service is now available on Windows Phone in Latin America, the U.K. and Ireland. Of course, Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating...
Netflix rolls out on Windows Phone in Latin America, the U.K. and Ireland

Microsoft encourages students to buy a PC, gives them a free Xbox 360 in return

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Students. PCs. Free Xbox 360. The Redmond team's at it yet again. Similar to last year's deal, Microsoft's hooking students up with a 4GB Xbox 360 if they drop some cash on one of its Windows machines. It's simple: shell out over $699 on a PC, or $599 if...
Microsoft encourages students to buy a PC, gives them a free Xbox 360 in return
HTC Windows Phone 8X review

Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions

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More Info Microsoft begins Office 15 technical preview, fills up before you knew it existed Microsoft Office 15 leaks suggest Office 2013 name, show off Metro logo and Web Apps UI Office Next blog is here to answer all your burning questions about the future of spreadsheets It's been...
Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions
Qualcomm will put Snapdragon chips into Windows Phone 8, adds 'S4 Prime' designation for smart TV chips

Karaoke, Vimeo, PBS, CW: 40 new entertainment apps come to Xbox live

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Xbox users around the world are soon able to watch more TV with their game consoles: Microsoft announced Tuesday morning that it is bringing a total of 40 new entertainment apps to the Xbox Live platform. Available right away are a Karaoke app, a Maxim app and an app to...
Karaoke, Vimeo, PBS, CW: 40 new entertainment apps come to Xbox live

Microsoft Invests $75 Million To Expand Digital Education In Africa

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Last week, Microsoft announced a new investment of $250 million in its Partners In Learning Project to equip teachers with the skills to teach I.T. and other technology-related subjects worldwide. Now the company has announced another investment, this time of up to $75 million, aimed at increasing digital access to educational...
Microsoft Invests $75 Million To Expand Digital Education In Africa

What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

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Microsoft is scheduled to take the wraps off its next Xbox at an event in Redmond, Wash. Tuesday, and the reveal of the new device is likely to not just get gaming fans excited: Game consoles have become the most popular devices to consume Netflix and other forms of online...
What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox
Halo 4 sold a record-breaking $220M in its first 24 hours

Microsoft to Windows Phone app makers: Less sex, please

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Microsoft is taking steps to improve its Windows Phone Marketplace, notifying developers this week that it’s keeping an eye out for trademark abuse and bulk app submissions that reduce the quality of the experience for end users. The company is also promising to apply a more “stringent interpretation” of its...
Microsoft to Windows Phone app makers: Less sex, please

The cloud over Microsoft is lifting

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Microsoft isn’t likely to dominate the post-PC world. But with its server, business and entertainment divisions growing, that may not matter. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE – Microsoft will always have its detractors. The truth is that Bill Gates moved away from the company he founded just as the Windows...
The cloud over Microsoft is lifting

Windows 8: forget 100m licences 'sold', here's how many PCs are running it

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Microsoft's announcement that 100m Windows 8 licences have been 'sold' disguises how many PCs are actually running it. The answer: a lot less than that suggestsHow many PCs are actually running Windows 8? Earlier this week Microsoft's Windows chief Tami Reller offered the statistic that 100m Windows licences have been...
Windows 8: forget 100m licences 'sold', here's how many PCs are running it

Cracking the China code: Microsoft vs. Apple

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In 2011 Microsoft’s CEO bemoaned that revenue in China was about 5% of what it obtained in the US. Yesterday Apple’s CEO suggested that revenue from China will overtake the US in the near future. The contrast is even more stark when one considers the time and effort each company has...
Cracking the China code: Microsoft vs. Apple

Microsoft To Shut Down Live Mesh On February 13, 2013, Asks The Few Remaining Users To Move To SkyDrive

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Live Mesh, one of Microsoft’s earliest cloud services which launched in beta all the way back in 2008, once looked poised to become Microsoft’s main platform for cloud storage, file syncing and remote access. At the time, though, Microsoft’s cloud strategy was still up for grabs and it often felt...
Microsoft To Shut Down Live Mesh On February 13, 2013, Asks The Few Remaining Users To Move To SkyDrive

Microsoft expands Bing Tags beyond Facebook, lets you publicly tag friends on blogs, Twitter, more

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Microsoft on Tuesday announced it is expanding its Bing Tags feature to a broader audience: the public. The feature is still very much dependent on Facebook, but now you can tag yourself and your friends on blogs, Twitter profiles, or any website for that matter, and have the results show...
Microsoft expands Bing Tags beyond Facebook, lets you publicly tag friends on blogs, Twitter, more
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to depart Microsoft's board
Office 2013: Microsoft's cloud-based, standalone, sorta-Metro productivity suite
Clash of the bantams: The bloody smartphone battle that will take shape in 2013

How hardware startups changed the face of CES

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It was all bad timing, really. Just ahead of CES 2012, Microsoft announced that year's event would be its last, blaming product schedules that just didn't match up with the annual show. There was no question that the tech giant's absence would be felt the following year, the first...
How hardware startups changed the face of CES

Ubuntu's number 1 bug is fixed: Microsoft is no longer the enemy

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When the first version of the highly popular Ubuntu Linux distribution came out in 2004, the first bug listed for fixing was never going to be an easy one: it was nothing less than the dethroning of Microsoft as the market leader in the new desktop PC operating system space....
Ubuntu's number 1 bug is fixed: Microsoft is no longer the enemy

Meet AMD's new tablet APU: The Z-60 delivers Radeon graphics for Windows 8 touch

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ARM chips may dominate the tablet space, but AMD will not be daunted. On Tuesday the company announced a new Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) aimed at Windows 8 tablets and other mobile devices that need to sip power in the service of longer battery life. Just one problem, though:...
Meet AMD's new tablet APU: The Z-60 delivers Radeon graphics for Windows 8 touch

T-Mobile doubles down on Windows Phone, confirms a coming WP8 handset, and lauds adoption

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Carrier contentment with the current crop of Windows Phone isn’t a narrative that we hear too often, mostly because the mobile platform remains a bit player when stacked next to the market share figures of iOS and Android. And yet, it continues to grow. That growth appears to have legs...
T-Mobile doubles down on Windows Phone, confirms a coming WP8 handset, and lauds adoption
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