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Would Microsoft be better off without Xbox?

Some suggest that Microsoft sell off its Xbox franchise to cut losses and eliminate a distraction from its core mission, but others say the game console plays an important role.

How to check for hackers

Microsoft offers a quick way to check for possible intrusions to your accounts with its services.

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Xbox Video, Xbox Music finally arrive on Windows Phone

Xbox Video arrives with a bonus for Windows Phone users: you can save movies to your phone for offline viewing.

Microsoft launches Xbox Video website without crucial feature

The browser-based version of Xbox Video is now live, but Microsoft's using it to herd you towards Windows 8 and the Xbox One.

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Clockwise Podcast: Tablets, office suites, and gaming consoles

What Apple might do with the technology behind Kinect, choosing a tablet over a laptop, the office-software yard sale, and the relevance of new gaming consoles. Dan Moren and Jason Snell are joined by Dan Miller and Armando Rodriguez.

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Report: Microsoft cookies would share data between desktop, mobile, Xbox

Microsoft is said to be working on a replacement cookie technology that would share information between your desktop and smartphone.