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OneNote for Android tablets added, with handwriting support

The addition of OneNote for Android tablets brings Android tablets even closer to the Surface experience.

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Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board

'I have become very busy' since leaving Microsoft, Ballmer says in a letter to CEO Satya Nadella.

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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8.1 now powers HTC's One (M8) smartphone

First came the HTC One (M8) for Android. Now, we go hands-on with an exact copy of the One (M8) running Windows Phone.

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Microsoft offers custom Windows OS to all first generation Intel Galileo owners

The company says it is committed to supporting the second generation as well, all in the name of promoting Windows as the answer to the Internet of Things.

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Windows Phone isn't dead, but it needs a new reason to live

As Microsoft chases the low-end phone market where Android already dominates, it could be neglecting one of its own core strengths: productivity.

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Microsoft preps Office 365 document management tool for lawyers

It's called Matter Center and is available in limited preview to participants of a beta testing program

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Internet Explorer running slow? Dialog boxes could be at fault

Microsoft has issued a hotfix to most major versions of Internet Explorer. The browser can slow down, or stop working altogether, due to dialog boxes.

World Tech Update: Microsoft, Samsung hope new phones will drive sales

Microsoft and Samsung introduce new smartphones, a high-ech helmet goes on sale, and tech CEOs join the ice bucket challenge.

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Report: Xbox Entertainment Studios not quite dead yet

The Hollywood Reporter says that Microsoft is in talks with Warner Bros. to revive its shuttered business for developing original video content.

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Microsoft makes a Snapchat competitor—for Windows Phone only

WindUp makes friends race to see a message before it's gone.

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Report: Windows 'Threshold' public preview will debut this fall

A report from ZDnet says Microsoft is almost ready to make the shift away from Windows 8.