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It's official: Nokia's phone business will become Microsoft's on April 25

After a long wait and regulatory delays, Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's phone business will close on Friday, April 25.

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Microsoft takes on Logitech with $40 keyboard for smart TVs

Microsoft's latest keyboard has a built-in trackpad and media keys for couch surfing.

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Buy once, play anywhere: First universal Windows apps hit Microsoft app stores

"Buy once, play anywhere" comes to Microsoft's ecosystem.

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How to install Windows Phone 8.1 right now

Why wait? Microsoft's developer preview is actually open to anyone who's a little adventurous.

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Battle of the digital assistants: Windows Phone Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri

Even in beta, Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant has an impressive amount to say for itself. But is it enough to keep up?

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Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 review: Major upgrade closes the gap with iOS and Android

With the Cortana digital assistant and a vibrant new interface, the OS is finally positioned to attract the users and developers it critically needs.

Heartbleed, gossip, TV shows and WWDC

What we'll see at WWDC, the troubling rise of tech-industry gossip, the Heartbleed security fiasco, and Yahoo and Microsoft become TV networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Serenity Caldwell.

Hot Deals Thursday: sweet savings on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, Lenovo Yoga 8, MS Office, and more

Today's top deals from LogicBuy include the best-yet price on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, super cheap prices on Microsoft Office for Home or Business, a Dell accessory bundle including headphones, and even a toy helicopter.

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Microsoft readies its own original programming push

Original programs are all the rage among streaming companies these days, and Microsoft is no different, with plans to roll out shows produced for Xbox Live this June.

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Microsoft's pondering how to let you play Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

Last year Don Mattrick's asserted that "If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards." I guess Microsoft wants to be backwards now.