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Microsoft debuts “Surface as a Service” program aimed at getting devices into the enterprise

Microsoft announced this morning a new program aimed at expanding Surface’s footprint in the enterprise, dubbed “Surface as a Service.” The initiative will allow businesses to lease Surface devices, alongside

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MICROSOFT BUYS WAND TO IMPROVE CHAT CAPABILITIES

Satya Nadella wasn’t kidding when he said earlier this year that he believed in using chat as a platform for computing. Microsoft just bought Wand, a chat app for iOS,

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Microsoft’s Skype now works without plug-ins with Windows 10’s Edge browser

Microsoft is moving toward making good on its promise to ultimately allow Skype to work plug-in-free. On April 15, Microsoft announced Skype for Web, Outlook.com, Office Online and OneDrive now

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Microsoft’s snazzy Surface Book is available to buy in the UK

Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s laptop range, the Surface Book, is finally available to buy in the UK. You can pick one up from Currys/PC World, John Lewis, Selfridges and Harrods,

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Microsoft takes another crack at Windows 10 Phones with the Lumia 650

Microsoft has taken another crack at a Windows 10 phone, this time targeting the mid-range market with the Lumia 650. The handset comes with the Redmond firm’s latest mobile operating

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Microsoft gives OEMs a deadline

Want to buy a new Windows 7 PC? Better get busy, because there are only 364 shopping days left. As promised, Microsoft is providing one year’s notice to PC makers

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Microsoft Surface surprises with $888 million in sales last quarter

Microsoft’s Surface tablet is the success story of the Redmond company’sfourth-quarter earning report. Although it faced slow sales growth for Windows and Office, Microsoft excelled in selling $888 million worth

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Microsoft bringing Skype to a browser near you with Skype for Web beta

You can do a lot in a web browser, but until today you couldn’t Skype in one. Users in the U.S. and U.K. can now go to web.skype.com to place and

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Microsoft confirms Wunderlist acquisition, strengthening cross-platform portfolio

Microsoft confirmed its acquisition of Wunderlist developer 6Wunderkinder in ablog post published today. The app will help strengthen Microsoft’s cross-platform mobile options. “Seeing Wunderlist grow to what it is today

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Tim Cook: Apple isn’t becoming the new Microsoft

Are you getting the sense that Apple is becoming the new Microsoft, the giant corporation that’s simultaneously doing too much and refusing to take risks? Not surprisingly, Tim Cook would