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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.

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Dead devices and shuttered services: Tech's no good, very bad week

A slew of devices and services were left for dead this week.

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Downsizing Microsoft to spin off Nokia's MixRadio music service

As Microsoft downsizes, Nokia looks to drop its Internet radio efforts.

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Layoffs raise questions about Nadella's commitment to Nokia deal

Maybe the new CEO doesn't fully share his predecessor's vision of Microsoft as a maker of smartphones.

Slowly, the 'Nokia' brand heads for the door

Microsoft removes Nokia name from some Windows Phone apps, but the company isn't totally letting go just yet.

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Microsoft lays off 18,000, including half of Nokia, in largest-ever job cuts

Half of the recently acquired Nokia employees are being let go.

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Nokia's 'Cyan' update rolls out Windows Phone 8.1 to all WP8 Lumia handsets

The huge improvements in Windows Phone 8.1 will soon be available without jumping through any hoops.

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Microsoft launches its first Android phone, the Windows Phone-like Nokia X2

It's still early days for the Microsoft-Nokia devices marriage, but for now Microsoft is continuing the Android-based X series.

Nokia blackmailed in 2007 after digital key stolen

Someone blackmailed Nokia in 2007 by threatenting to leak a digital key the company used to sign Symbian applications, a news report says.