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'No' to Nokia name's future, 'yes' to the Nokia X: Stephen Elop holds post-Microsoft Q&A

Microsoft's new devices chief endorses the Nokia X, and hints that new Microsoft-made phones will carry a simplified brand.

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HTC: Relationship with Microsoft unchanged after Nokia acquisition

HTC, the second largest vendor behind Microsoft of Windows Phones, says that nothing has changed after the Nokia deal closed.

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Microsoft fixes bugs with OneDrive app on Windows Phone 8.1

Remember, the new Windows Phone 8.1 is still a developer edition. Users report issues with OneDrive on the latest OS, which Microsoft solves with an update.

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Four things Microsoft needs to do now to boost Windows Phone

The hard work starts now that its Nokia acquisition has been closed

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The phone is the key to everything: Microsoft now owns Nokia's device business

Nokia's phones are now Microsoft's phones as the push towards Windows Everywhere continues

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Microsoft releases Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone

Microsoft has released a Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone, although it requires the latest Windows Phone 8.1 developer version.

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It's official: Nokia's phone business will become Microsoft's on April 25

After a long wait and regulatory delays, Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's phone business will close on Friday, April 25.

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Universal apps herald cheaper Windows Store prices

Microsoft is wooing developers with the ability to write apps for Windows and Windows Phone alike, and wooing customers by bringing cheaper, Windows-Phone-style pricing to the Windows Store.

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How to install Windows Phone 8.1 right now

Why wait? Microsoft's developer preview is actually open to anyone who's a little adventurous.

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Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 review: Major upgrade closes the gap with iOS and Android

With the Cortana digital assistant and a vibrant new interface, the OS is finally positioned to attract the users and developers it critically needs.

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Battle of the digital assistants: Windows Phone Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri

Even in beta, Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant has an impressive amount to say for itself. But is it enough to keep up?

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Nokia's Asha phones get music, photo improvements

The OS upgrade also includes new integration with Microsoft's OneDrive storage service.

Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant to compete with Apple's Siri, Google Now

At Microsoft's Build conference in San Francisco this week the company debuted Cortana, a voice assistant for Windows Phone similar to Google Now and Apple's Siri.

Nokia shows off new Windows 8.1 Lumia smartphones

Microsoft’s just-announced Windows Phone 8.1 operating system will run on three Nokia Lumia smartphones coming out this summer. Here's a closer look.

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You heard right: Halo's Cortana AI actress lent her voice to Windows Phone's Cortana

But can Microsoft's digital assistant ever match the savvy of the Halo character by the same name?