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Xbox One's price disadvantage disappears with new bundle

Best Buy and Walmart are offering a bundle that makes Microsoft's Xbox One cheaper than the Sony Playstation 4.

Microsoft tweaks privacy policies after email spying backlash

To track down a Windows 8 leaker Microsoft peeked inside a blogger's email account. Now the company says it wants to make it harder to do that again.

Seagate CEO, who helped pick Nadella, leaves Microsoft's board

Stephen Luczo's tenure on the board lasted less than two years, but he was involved in the historic search for Microsoft's new CEO.

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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.