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Microsoft vows to kill support for stale web browsers

Microsoft said Thursday that it will refuse to support older version of Internet Explorer, provided a newer version is available for a given Windows OS. Die, Internet Explorer 8.

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Windows 9: Goodbye, Charms bar, hello virtual desktops?

The Windows 9 reports keep filing in and boy oh boy does this upcoming release sound the like modern OS Windows fans have been waiting for.

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Lumia phones win exclusive Walmart photo printing app

If you own a Microsoft Lumia smartphone and want to print your pictures at a Walmart, you're in luck.

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Microsoft waves goodbye to major Windows updates with August release

The August update will include improvements to the touchpad and Micracast support, which will be quietly rolled out to Windows PC owners. Microsoft has also abandoned its strategy of major milestone updates.

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Surface damage mounts as Microsoft's tablet losses hit $1.7 billion

The tablet business has lost money each quarter, and each fiscal year

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Some Windows Phone 8.1 Update downloads halted by errors, missing drivers

This doesn't seem to be affecting a ton of people, but some Windows Phone users aren't going to be able to take advantage of Microsoft's recent developer preview.

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update hands-on: An insignificant upgrade

Windows Phone 8.1 Update adds a nice folder feature, but some of the other new capabilities remain problematic.

NFL brings Surface tablets to the sidelines--for watching replays, not checking Facebook

The tablets will allow coaches and players to analyze plays during the game and make adjustments along the way.

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Microsoft sues Samsung for license violations, post-Nokia

Microsoft has sued Samsung, arguing that the Korean company refused to honor a patent-licensing agreement after Microsoft bought Nokia.

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Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

The company is compelled to comply with a US warrant for emails held in Ireland, a judge rules