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Outlook app for Android and iOS boosts Microsoft's mobile comeback

Even if Windows Phone never cracks the 5 percent mark in market share, Microsoft could end up reaping rewards.

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Microsoft plans stable Windows 10 transition for businesses

Microsoft will offer a very reasonable means for businesses to transition to Windows 10, as conservatively or aggressively as they choose. But Microsoft's "Windows as a service" offering will still be pay-to-play.

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Microsoft said to invest in Android maker Cyanogen

Cyangoen's CEO, who said last week he intends to take Android away from Google, may have a new ally today.

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Office for Android exits beta with new Outlook apps in tow

Microsoft steps up push to get its software on to all tablets and smartphones.

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Bill Gates tells Reddit about his mysterious 'personal agent' project at Microsoft

If it isn't Cortana, then what is it? The man who built Microsoft didn't elaborate, but he did have some cautionary words for the development of artificial intelligence over the next 30 years.

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Microsoft OneDrive adds super-intelligent searching of document text, photos

Microsoft's OneDrive now sifts through your cloud documents to better find the ones you're looking for. It also adds an attractive Albums feature for photo management, and camera backup for your DSLR, too.

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Confirmed: Microsoft Spartan browser will have extensions, unlike Internet Explorer

Microsoft wasn't kidding when it said Spartan would be totally different from Internet Explorer. The older browser never trafficked in extensions, but Spartan will take the opposite tack.

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Microsoft has stopped making the Surface 2 tablet, spelling trouble for Windows RT

Don't worry, the Surface Pro tablet is safe and selling great. But the basic Surface and Surface RT operating system are dead in all but name.

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Microsoft updates PowerBI tool with new mobile apps, free service

Microsoft tries to make its business-intelligence tool more broadly accessible with a new mobile app for the Apple iPad, and a free tier for customers.