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Acer is considering abandoning the manufacture of Windows hardware if Microsoft releases its Surface line of Windows 8 tablets.
HTC pays Microsoft $10 per Android device in patent royalties, and Samsung pays between $10 and $12 per Android device in patent royalties, according to an analyst firm.
Microsoft's cloud-based offering is much better than Windows 8's underpowered Mail app.
CEO Steve Ballmer and Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft's Windows division, have so far refused to say that, and have even discounted it in public.
Windows Phone's future appears even more uncertain, as developer interest in the platorm has been plummeting, says a survey from IDC and Appcelerator.
Shrinking Windows sales could be the best thing that has happened to Microsoft in a while.
Office 2013 is easily the best Office yet.
Someone will likely have to step in to save Nokia, and Microsoft makes the most sense, because it has the most to lose from Nokia going under.
Analysis: With its building for mystery announcements and glitzy unveilings, when it comes to hype, is Microsoft the new Apple?
When Windows 8 comes out, my guess is that people will stay away from the new version of the operating system and stick with Windows 7.
Rumors are flying again that Microsoft is eying a buyout of Nokia -- and this time they might be true.
Too often, the company tries to force-fit its innovations into its Windows universe.
Tim Cook said forcing tablets to use an operating system written for desktop PCs means Windows 8 tablets will be 'very similar to what tablets were 10 years ago.'
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