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Microsoft puts its own apps front and center in Nokia X update

While the company has killed off future Android-powered Nokia X phones, it is still pushing out updates to its current models.

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Microsoft readies Windows Phone 8.1 update with smart covers and big-screen support

The next version of Windows Phone takes a few more cues from Android.

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Monitor multiple time zones from your desktop with the Windows clock

Need to know what time it is in Tokyo or New York? Forget Google, keep tabs on three time zones on your desktop.

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Microsoft OneNote lands in Amazon App Store ahead of Fire phone release

It's just the latest stop in Microsoft's new mission to get its services across an array of devices, Windows-powered or otherwise.

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Don't panic! Microsoft isn't killing its Video and Music stores

A Microsoft boss rushed to reaffirm the company's commitment to Xbox Music and Video after comments from CEO Satya Nadella had people wondering if the services were destined for the dead pool.

5 major revelations hidden in Microsoft's earnings report

Financial results are oh-so boring, but Microsoft's latest quarterly results hid a surprising number of juicy tidbits about Surface, Nokia, the future of Windows, and more.

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Microsoft announces the low-cost Nokia Lumia 530

With Microsoft in full control of Nokia since late April, the long-expected Lumia 530 budget phone is Microsoft's first official post-acquisition Lumia release.

Cloud sales to businesses lift Microsoft's revenue

Microsoft reported fourth-quarter revenue that beat analyst estimates, but profit fell short of expectations.

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As hardware kills Microsoft profits, CEO Nadella seeks comfort in software

Heavily discounted Nokia phones and Surface RT write-downs hit the company's hardware side hard, but its software business remains a stabilizing force.

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Microsoft's quarterly revenue lifted by cloud sales to businesses, though overall profits slipped

Profits were down 7 percent year on year, including an $0.08 loss from Microsoft's new Nokia business.