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Microsoft successfully fights off FBI gag order, but agency still got its way

The FBI declined to fight Microsoft after it found another way to keep its investigation secret

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Microsoft will patch critical yet longstanding Internet Explorer exploit—sometime

Attackers are probably trying to develop exploit code, the CTO of Qualys says

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Analyst: Surface Pro 3's 'tweener' screen is both too small and too big

People want smaller tablets and larger laptops, a prominent retail analyst says, not a 12-inch display.

IDG News Service goes hands on with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3

Microsoft's new tablet has a remarkably crisp screen, and its robust processor options make it good for creating content, but Nick Barber of IDG News Service thinks its limiting ecosystem hurts its general usefulness.

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Oops! Microsoft's Office 365 may not be a freebie for Thailand schools after all

The company quietly zapped the word 'free' from a press release announcing the deal to provide the cloud suite to millions of Thai students.

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CA Technologies release free XP migration tool

The CA Desktop Migration Manager can move a user's files and settings to an upgraded or new desktop or laptop computer.

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Critical Internet Explorer zero-day exploit detailed after Microsoft fails to patch it

The seven-month-old flaw has remained unpatched in Internet Explorer 8, which has a 20 percent market share

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Xbox One getting external hard drive support in June

Users will be able to tack on any USB 3.0 drive with at least 256 GB of storage.

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Where's Microsoft's Surface Mini? For now, bigger is better

Remember when a Microsoft exec claimed that Microsoft was working on 'all kinds of sizes' of a Surface? Company execs literally answered that question on Tuesday, putting an end to the Surface mini conspiracy, right? Well, not quite.

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Preorders open, but most Surface Pro 3 models won't ship until almost September

You can preorder Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, but it will be a while before you get one.

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Why Microsoft couldn't fully realize its Surface vision until Surface Pro 3

For the first time in the Windows 8 era, all the pieces are finally in place to build a Surface tablet to match Microsoft's overarching vision.