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Report: Microsoft testing Office update with feature-finding 'Tell Me' tool, black theme, and more

Microsoft hasn't made any huge changes to Office since it launched subscriptions for home users in early 2013. That may soon change, one report says.

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Reports of another wave of layoffs rekindle bad press for Microsoft

A second wave of layoffs is reportedly coming Thursday, as Microsoft moves to eliminate a total of 18,000 jobs by June of 2015.

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Microsoft adds 3D printing via cloud to application

Users will be able to print 3D models for home delivery in Microsoft's 3D Builder app.

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Microsoft makes an Android Wear app for OneNote

Android Wear users can now log their thoughts in Microsoft's cloud

What to look for in your new PC

Our guide walks you through the basics of PC selection, helping you choose the ideal device to suit your needs.

Why Microsoft bought Minecraft: To lure kids to science, Nadella says

Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive, says Minecraft is a learning tool. Thus the $2.5 billion Mojang acquisition.

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Microsoft’s new keyboard and mice embrace iOS, Android and Windows devices alike

Microsoft's services aren't exclusive to Windows anymore, and neither are its peripherals. Of the four devices the company debuted for the fall, only the Xbox controller requires Windows.

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Microsoft invites reporters to see 'what's next for Windows' (hint: it's Windows 9)

Microsoft begins inviting reporters to see the next generation of Windows—almost certainly a preview of Windows 9.

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3 ways Microsoft can ruin Minecraft, and 3 ways it can make Mojang even better

Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang could give it the money to take Minecraft to the next level, or it could shackle it with proprietary restrictions. Let's hope for the former.

The Right Path: How upgrading your office from XP yields bottom-line benefits

Time has run out for Windows XP support. But the good news is, upgrading to Windows 7 or 8 will be much better for your business in the long run.