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Microsoft's updated privacy policy makes it clear it's not selling ads against your words

Microsoft said Wednesday that an updated privacy and services policy will go into effect by the end of July. Here's what you need to know.

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Bing, algorithms claim United States is doomed in World Cup

The collective wisdom of Microsoft's Bing and other predictive algorithms say that the United States will be an early exit from the World Cup soccer tournament, which kicks off this week.

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Microsoft challenges U.S. warrant demanding emails stored overseas

The emails are held in a server in Dublin, Ireland

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Microsoft firmware improves Surface 2 family's Cover performance

Microsoft released firmware updates for both the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 on Tuesday, squashing some bugs with the tablets' keyboard covers.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday brings a bounty of IE fixes

For this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is fixing a critical vulnerability made public by HP last month.

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The top 11 things YOU want for the Xbox One

Microsoft has launched the Xbox Feedback site, providing a direct conduit from the fans to Microsoft's ear. Here are the top suggestions so far.

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Microsoft pushes out massive security update for Internet Explorer

There are seven new security bulletins this month, but the Internet Explorer update is the most crucial.

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Three different ways to save screenshots to OneNote

If you need to save a lot of screenshots, whether it's images, complete web pages, or desktop apps, OneNote has you covered. Here's how to use it.

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Windows 8.1 users won't receive any more patches unless spring update is installed

As promised, Microsoft will no longer let Windows 8.1 users install patches and updates unless they upgrade to the Windows 8.1 Update released this spring.

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Gamers to Microsoft: We don't need no stinking ecosystem in our living room

While customers have bought into the increasingly blurred lines between the desktop, tablet, and mobile, Microsoft and its Xbox One console have quickly learned that the living room can be much more unforgiving.