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Surface tablets nearly hit $1 billion as Microsoft revenues jump 25 percent

Microsoft's revenue climbs on the strength of its consumer businesses, although profits fall following the Nokia acquisition.

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New rumors of Microsoft wearable include FCC filing, mystery watch on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Did a TV show just spill the beans? Meanwhile, the FCC filing suggests the device will come in three different sizes.

Chromebook shipments skyrocket as Microsoft unleashes counterattack

Chromebooks may not ship in the numbers that Windows PCs do, but the popularity of laptops running Chrome OS is growing fast.

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What you need to know about new zero day that hits most supported Windows versions

Microsoft issued a security advisory for the vulnerability, which resembles a flaw exploited in the Sandworm cyber espionage attacks.

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New Microsoft adapter lets Xbox One's Kinect play nice with PCs

Microsoft releases a $49.99 adapter to allow an Xbox One's Kinect sensors to plug into the Xbox One gaming console.

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'Microsoft Garage' embraces cross-platform spirit with new Android apps

An initiative called 'Microsoft Garage' unleashes small-scale apps on rival platforms.

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New Windows 10 Technical Preview build includes notifications, battery saver, data monitor

Build 9860 of Windows 10 adds new notifications capabilities via the Action Center, as well as the ability to sign up for more frequent build updates.

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ESL eSports gives Xbox One some gaming tournament cred with new app

The new ESL app adds Xbox One games to its game competitions, setting the stage for FIFA soccer tournaments alongside PC games like Defense of the Ancients 2.

Microsoft officially lays Nokia name to rest, embraces 'Lumia' for Windows Phones

In-house Windows phones will be branded 'Microsoft Lumia' from now on

Stop typing and start dictating documents in Windows

Can't type, but you still need to get that 10-page document done? Why not type with your voice?