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Microsoft carves out room for Xbox amid productivity push

But how committed is Microsoft in the long-term, now that its focus has shifted?

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Amazon allowed kids to spend millions on in-app purchases, FTC says

The agency's lawsuit against Amazon mirrors its earlier action against Apple for a similar problem.

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Android Influencers: Android Police's Artem Russakovskii

Russakovskii talks APK teardowns, how he started Android Police, and his favorite app.

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Senate committee approves mobile phone unlocking bill

The legislation would overturn a Library of Congress decision to remove legal protections for unlocking

The host with the most: make party planning easier with apps

Don't let your big bash become a big burden. Use these tips to remove the stress and crank up the fun for your next party.

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CEO Nadella promises to shake-up Microsoft's culture: 'Nothing is off the table'

'Tired traditions will be questioned,' the Microsoft CEO wrote in a letter to employees

Don't panic! Yes, Windows 7 is leaving mainstream support but it isn't being abandoned

Windows 7 still has years of life ahead before it follows Windows XP into the graveyard.

Flight Simulator is dead, but Microsoft's revered game will be revived under a new name

The makers of Train Simulator plan a new flight sim using Microsoft tech for 2015.

For family fun, gather 'round the tablet

The family unit is getting torn apart by technology. Fight it head-on by using great tech for fun family time.

Computer shutting down on its own? Maybe it's time to play it cool.

If your computer has acquired the habit of shutting down when you didn't ask it to, there's a good chance that it's overheated. Here's how to cool it down.

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'We help people get stuff done': New Microsoft CEO dumps device and services focus, embraces productivity

Well, that didn't last long. In a long letter to employees, Microsoft CEO downplays Steve Ballmer's devices and services focus and names productivity as the company's core.

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LinkedIn tries again to keep people connected, with a redesigned app

The company's Connected app uses a cards interface to deliver updates on people's contacts

Google, Dropbox and other top tech companies band together to fight patent trolls

A new group seeks to provide its members insulation against attacks by patent trolls

Aereo wants to be a cable company after devastating Supreme Court loss

Aereo said it would fight on and now it's hoping to join the ranks of Comcast and Time Warner to continue operating.

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Cloud storage vs. external hard drives: Which really offers the best bang for your buck?

We break down the cost per gigabyte for different ranges of storage. The answer may surprise you.