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Microsoft's 'MoodScope' phone software senses your mood

Microsoft Research has built a set of services that can determine if you're happy or sad, and let your friends know, too.

Microsoft hopes for second chance with Windows 8.1

What does Microsoft need to accomplish at its BUILD developer's conference this week? Establish that it can listen to customers, analysts say.

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Hey, big buyer: Online shoppers prefer iOS, Forrester reports

iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch owners are 30 percent more likely to use their device to make purchases online than those using gadgets running Android, according to a new report from research firm Forrester.

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Microsoft's Bing searches for pizza

Bing voice search improves accuracy, speed

In 2012, Microsoft's Rick Rashid blew an Asian audience away with a live translation of his speech, into Mandarin. On Monday, Bing added some of that technology to Bing Voice Search.

The majority of American adults are now smartphone owners

A new poll from Pew finds that 56% of American adults now own smartphones. A variety of other demographic findings may surprise you.

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YouTube and Windows Phone: The Google-Microsoft slap fight continues

Microsoft's response to Google's takedown request for the Windows Phone 8 YouTube app: Hypocrisy much?

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Windows Phone claims third place in the smartphone wars, but challenges await

Windows Phone is riding high(ish) right now, but Microsoft will have to combat a surging BlackBerry 10 gain traction in carrier stores if it wants to hold on to the bronze.

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Google tells Microsoft to shut down its YouTube app for Windows Phone

Google on Wednesday demanded that Microsoft yank its YouTube app for Windows Phone from the market and disable any downloaded copies of the app, according to Wired.com, which received a copy of Google's cease and desist letter.

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Sibling rivalry: Lumia 925 vs. the competition (Chart)

All the stats you need to know about the Lumia 925 and its rivals, all in one spot.

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Nokia's Lumia lineup finds little love in the U.S.

Nokia's first quarter financials show the Lumia lineup picking up steam globally, but it's actually losing steam Stateside.

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