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Meet the future of PC graphics: Microsoft reveals faster, console-like DirectX 12

Witness the future of gaming graphics: Leaner, meaner, and closer to the metal.

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Windows leaker Wzor vanishes after feds arrest Microsoft mole

Noted Russian leak website disappears, Twitter account vanishes the day after a Russian national was accused of sharing Microsoft trade secrets

Ex-Microsoft employee charged with leaking Windows RT, activation server code

Big mistake: Allegedly used Hotmail, SkyDrive to share trade secrets with French blogger

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Microsoft scrambles to simplify its convoluted business licensing

The effort to streamline licensing is incomplete

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A peek into the business licensing abyss, courtesy of Microsoft

Cloud versions of software make licensing even more complex

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Skype for Android update promises aggressive battery life savings

Skype just released a new version of its Android app that promises to make it easy to keep Skype running without taxing your battery.

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Move over Morpheus: Microsoft reportedly developing Xbox VR headset

The battle for fooling your eyeballs continues.

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Meet Highspot, a service to find all the knowledge that slips through the cracks

What happened to last week's marketing presentation? Where's that time off policy sheet? A pair of ex-Microsoft excecs claim to have solved the problem.

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Will Satya Nadella launch Office for iPad next week?

Reports suggest a version of Office for Apple's tablet is finally happening.