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Microsoft's Cortana adds World Cup predictions—it's been perfect so far

You can now ask Microsoft's Cortana to predict who will win each World Cup match—and it's 6-0 so far. But if you're wondering who is expected to win the United States-Belgium match...

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Skype update integrates Microsoft's Cortana in Windows Phone app

Theoretically, you can use Cortana to control Skype in the upgraded app for for Windows Phone, among other improvements. Early anecdotal tests have been buggy, however.

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Roku remote control apps hit Windows and Windows Phone

Forget about those third-party apps, Roku's official remote control solution for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone is finally here.

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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.

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Save web clippings and save time with these apps

Collect articles, images, videos and entire web pages with Clipix, Pocket, Instapaper and other tools.

BlackBerry Messenger coming to Windows Phone in July

BlackBerry's popular messaging service will hit Windows Phone this summer, after landing on Android and iOS late last year.

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Leaks say 'McLaren' is the next flagship Windows Phone

A report by noted tipster Evleaks says that things will get interesting for Nokia fans this fall, with the "McLaren" phone scheduled to debut from the Microsoft subsidiary.

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IDC predicts modest rise in Windows Phones by 2018

Analyst firm IDC predicts that while Microsoft's phone platform will continue to grow, it will still be a second-tier player chasing down Apple's iPhone.

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More fake antivirus programs, browsers found in Google Play and Windows Phone Store

Mobile app stores lack the necessary mechanisms to prevent such scams, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said

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Spotify plans free option for Windows Phone users

Out of the three major smartphone platforms, only Windows Phone users must pay simply to access the Spotify app. Spotify says that will change, however.