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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.

Dropbox for Business grows more security, admin muscles

The workplace version of the popular cloud storage service competes against offerings from Google, Microsoft, Box and others

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New Google Maps ads blend in with their surroundings

Google overhauled advertising for Maps on PCs and mobile by putting them front and center whenever you search for a local business.

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

Google has to face U.S. privacy suit over new user data policy

Only one part of the lawsuit was allowed to continue by a federal court in California

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TrewGrip wants to change how you type on your mobile device

We first spotted this flipped-around mobile keyboard at CES. Now we've gotten a chance to try out a prototype before the finished version arrives this fall.

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Mobile gadgets outnumber people in these 7 countries

Wireless has passed 100 percent penetration in the US and six other countries.

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Dreamweaver CC 2014 review: Web design and development tool gets even more visual

Adobe adds even more visual aids--so many that it might be possible to produce Web content without even looking at the application’s code view.

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11 simple tips and tricks to get more from your LG G3

These tips will quickly have you using LG's new flagship phone like a pro.

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Add sizzle to your PowerPoint presentation with shapes and special effects

Toss out those text-heavy slides and revive your deck with customized graphics.

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Facebook’s vision for Oculus Rift realized: YouVisit takes VR beyond gaming

An educational start-up is using Oculus’ virtual reality headset to show students what life at college is like.

Will the TrewGrip keyboard strike the right key for mobile users?

TrewGrip takes a traditional QWERTY keyboards, splits it in two, and flips it around so you can touch type on your mobile device. We put a prototype of this mobile keyboard through its paces.

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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Pinterest peaks, Facebook falters in customer satisfaction survey of social sites

Though Facebook is the lowest-ranked social networking site in the American Consumer Satisfaction Index ratings, its score still improved over last year.

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