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Microsoft's Bing predicted the Academy Awards' top Oscar winners

Microsoft loves to use Bing to predict major events. The Oscars were no different and Microsoft's number crunching algorithms did really, really well.

Microsoft to wind down sales of original Kinect for Windows in 2015

Now that the Kinect for Windows v2 is out, Microsoft will be selling out its stock of the first-generation motion-based controller.

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Sony: PlayStation Network is back online now, really

The company had suggested the online gaming service would be fully restored on Saturday, but that forecast proved to be too optimistic.

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Microsoft's giving 100 more insanely great music albums away for free

And once you've claimed the albums you want, you can download them as DRM-free MP3s.

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Microsoft's first Nokia-less Lumia will be revealed Tuesday

The first smartphone emblazoned with the Microsoft Lumia name will be unveiled next Tuesday, but don't expect a flagship phone.

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Miracast vs. Chromecast: Hands-on with Microsoft's screen-sharing gizmos

Microsoft now has two ways for you to project content wirelessly from your Windows (or Android) phone and tablet: the Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones HD-10, and the Wireless Display Adapter. But Chromecast got here first.

Xbox Music appears poised to release OneDrive-powered music locker service

Free ad-supported streaming may be leaving Xbox Music, but Microsoft may still give non-Music Pass subscribers a reason to use the service.

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Microsoft opens up Office 365 APIs to other platforms, including Android

The most exciting part of this news: IFTTT recipes that are coming with it.

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New rumors of Microsoft wearable include FCC filing, mystery watch on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Did a TV show just spill the beans? Meanwhile, the FCC filing suggests the device will come in three different sizes.

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'Microsoft Garage' embraces cross-platform spirit with new Android apps

An initiative called 'Microsoft Garage' unleashes small-scale apps on rival platforms.