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Microsoft researchers spin up a smart scarf

Prototype wearable would keep your face toasty warm, but could have deeper medical implications as well.

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Windows 10 for phones: A change in name, but not in core features

The most important change may be the name: Windows Phone has vanished in favor of Windows 10. But aside from some iterative changes to apps, change does not seem to be a-coming.

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Hands-on with Microsoft's HoloLens: The 3D augmented reality future is now

We played virtual 3D Minecraft. We walked the surface of Mars. Windows' holographic potential may still be in progress, but it's already pretty amazing.

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Hands-on: Microsoft's massive Surface Hub enables big-screen collaboration

Microsoft's Surface Hub makes collaboration easy and fun.

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Windows 10 for phones will act like an extension of your PC

Microsoft gives the first glimpse of its next mobile operating system, including synced notifications, Skype integration and full-featured Office.

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Microsoft's Lumia Camera app looks like a big improvement for Lumia phones

Microsoft showed off Lumia Camera in advance of the Windows 10 consumer reveal. The app's quick-shooting, creative features look excellent.

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Here's how much those 'free' Windows licenses actually cost

It's no secret that Microsoft is practically giving Windows 8.1 licenses away to tablet vendors, but now we know exactly how much the company makes.

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What to expect from Microsoft's Windows 10 event, from Cortana to new browsers

On Wednesday, Microsoft plans to unveil a consumer preview of Windows 10. Look for Cortana integration, improved notifications, a seamless new interface, new browsers and more.

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Google reveals third unpatched Windows zero-day vulnerability in a month

Google is sticking to its 90-day disclosure deadline, despite criticism by Microsoft.

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Microsoft Xbox chief Spencer talks about bringing Xbox tech to Windows 10

Why is Microsoft Xbox chief Phil Spencer at the Windows 10 event next week? Plus: That $50 Xbox One price cut is on again.