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Microsoft's standalone Xbox One Kinect due in October with bonus game

As promised, Microsoft will deliver its standalone Kinect sensor for the Xbox One, tossing in a free game to sweeten the deal.

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Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issue coming soon

Core i7 users should expect some extra heat, but shouldn't be getting temperature warnings.

on pcworld.com

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Huawei abandons Windows Phone, says Tizen has 'no chance to be successful'

After two years of losing money, Huawei is giving up on Microsoft's mobile operating system.

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Surface Pro 3 bugs keep coming as overheating complaints arise

The temperature icon of death is just the latest headache for Surface owners.

on pcworld.com

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DeLorean tries to predict your next move, could reduce lag in online gaming

Microsoft researchers develop a technology that can mask up to 250 milliseconds of network latency when playing cloud-based games.

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Report: Xbox Entertainment Studios not quite dead yet

The Hollywood Reporter says that Microsoft is in talks with Warner Bros. to revive its shuttered business for developing original video content.

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Microsoft makes a Snapchat competitor—for Windows Phone only

WindUp makes friends race to see a message before it's gone.

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Microsoft goes big on Kinect-less Xbox One bundles for the fall

Microsoft has three new bundles coming for Xbox fans around the world and the biggest common feature between them is they all lack a Kinect motion camera.

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Upcoming Xbox One updates include TV streaming to mobile devices

Ahead of Gamescom 2014, Microsoft tipped some big home entertainment improvements that are coming to the Xbox One.

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Microsoft teases Lumia smartphone announcements for September 4

It looks like Microsoft is getting ready to release more Lumia phones, including the long-rumored "selfie" phone.