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Microsoft announces lay off plans, IBM and Apple team up and Google tests out Project Tango in space.
One of the first to fall as part of Microsoft's layoffs is its Xbox Entertainment Studios, although some of the company's flagship media offerings will remain unscathed.
Maybe the new CEO doesn't fully share his predecessor's vision of Microsoft as a maker of smartphones.
Microsoft removes Nokia name from some Windows Phone apps, but the company isn't totally letting go just yet.
Half of the recently acquired Nokia employees are being let go.
Microsoft's new chief executive Satya Nadella elucidates his vision of platforms and productivity at Microsoft's partner conference, with hints of changes to Windows and Office to come.
Siri isn't the only personal assistant that can turn on the lights for you. Cortana integration is coming to the Insteon smart-home ecosystem.
Users can make group calls for free on Windows PCs, so why not tablets, too? Microsoft has solved that problem.
Microsoft continues its work on machine learning through a research project called "Adam." One of its goals is to make its Cortana digital assistant even more intuitive and helpful.
The huge improvements in Windows Phone 8.1 will soon be available without jumping through any hoops.