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Windows Phone, the next generation: Small, colorful, obscure

At Computex, a number of Microsoft's smaller Windows Phone partners debuted models meant mostly for other markets, including one named for Bill Gates.

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Leaks say 'McLaren' is the next flagship Windows Phone

A report by noted tipster Evleaks says that things will get interesting for Nokia fans this fall, with the "McLaren" phone scheduled to debut from the Microsoft subsidiary.

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PC support for Xbox One controller has arrived

Existing Xbox One controllers can plug into PCs with any MicroUSB cable

Microsoft demands NSA reform on anniversary of Snowden's revelations

Microsoft joins Cisco and other companies that have objected to a delay in NSA reform

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Microsoft: Sub-$200 Windows Phone handsets on the way

New partners could have handsets out by the end of the year, according to Nick Parker, who handles Microsoft's partnerships with device makers.

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Former Skype CEO Tony Bates named president of GoPro

Bates, who was passed over for the CEO job at Microsoft, won't be chief executive at GoPro, either.

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Microsoft's Xbox to add 45 new entertainment apps, big Twitter push

Both the Microsoft Xbox and Xbox One are adding dozens of new apps, but one of the most important doesn't look like it will arrive anytime soon.

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Microsoft upgrades OneDrive photo management

The cloud storage service received photo-related improvements in Xbox One and Windows Phone 8.1 devices.

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How to tweak File Explorer and customize your Windows experience

Windows offers a ton of options to get the built-in File Explorer to behave exactly how you'd like.

Law enforcement agencies disrupt Gameover Zeus botnet

Two U.S. courts unseal charges releated to the giant botnet and the Cryptolocker ransomware.