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Meet Cortana: Microsoft announces sweeping Windows Phone 8.1 update

Microsoft revealed the grand Windows Phone 8.1 update at Build 2014, and don't let the ".1" fool you: It's a doozy.

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Windows XP still going strong despite looming end of support deadline

Microsoft may be giving up on Windows XP, but many users don't appear to be ready to do the same.

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10 April Fools' tech gags so bizarre they might almost be true (but they aren't, sorry)

Most April Fools' Day jokes barely merit a groan, but these ten are worth a smile.

Bing adds context to people, places with 'snapshot' feature

Microsoft's new Bing tool shows results in a panel with related information from various sources.

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One cell-phone factory may delay Microsoft's Nokia buy for six months

A tax audit may hold up the entire deal until it's sorted out in the courts, according to a report.

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Microsoft launches Outlook app for Android, declutters your inbox

Microsoft unveiled a number of rather useful additions to the Outlook Web app, including a tool that gets rid of all that useless info your coworkers send you.

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Microsoft's Nadella names Xbox, cloud leadership team

Phil Spencer to lead Microsoft's Xbox team, while Stephen Elop will be in charge of devices.

The Right Path: How upgrading your office from XP yields bottom-line benefits

Time has run out for Windows XP support. But the good news is, upgrading to Windows 7 or 8 will be much better for your business in the long run.

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Microsoft's Build 2014 conference: What we know, what we expect

Microsoft's developer conference will usher in the "Spring Update" to Windows 8.1, and more news on Microsoft's touch-based Office suite.

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Nadella wins praise for public debut as CEO

Tech industry onlookers give Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella high marks for his first public presentation last week.