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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.

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Latest Windows 9 leak shows a unified notification center

Windows 9 will include a one-stop shop for system notifications if a leaked video is any indication.

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Bad to the Bonn: European Harley-Davidson phone joins the Windows Phones gang

A Harley-Davidson phone exclusive to Europe leads a pack of new, cheap Windows Phones from BLU, YEZZ, and Archos, the rest of which will be available stateside.

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Windows 9 video leak shows option to kill Start page entirely

Another day, another Windows 9 leak. This time it's not just screenshots, but a live-action video showing how the Start menu works.

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Microsoft expands Windows on Devices program for the Internet of Things

Microsoft wants to put a small version of Windows 8 on more developer boards

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Microsoft is killing the Nokia and Windows Phone names, reports say

In the future, Lumias will just run plain old Windows, according to multiple reports.

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Windows 9 leak shows multiple desktops, notifications, new Start menu, and more

The new Windows is coming, and it looks a lot more like Windows.

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OneDrive's file size limit upped to 10GB, syncing speeds tripled

That's up from a previous maximum of 2GB. Microsoft now needs to bring OneDrive for Business up to speed.

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Microsoft may buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2 billion

A fun twist: The head of Mojang once told Microsoft to "stop trying to ruin the PC as an open platform."

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Internet Explorer steals the Patch Tuesday spotlight again

There are four new security bulletins from Microsoft this month, including one Critical update that addresses a zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer currently being exploited in the wild.