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Xbox One, holiday sales drive Microsoft to record revenue

Microsoft easily blew away analyst estimates, thanks to its consumer businesses and Surface tablet. But Windows revenues decreased.

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Here's what Windows Phone's rumored digital assistant needs to win you over

Odds are, you're not using Windows Phone. If the forthcoming voice assistant is good enough, maybe you will.

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How to make Microsoft great again, one Nokia phone at a time

Five lessons Microsoft could digest from the business it's about to swallow.

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Microsoft's 'Rethink' highlights the best of its Web

Microsoft launches "Rethink," an archive and showcase for the websites that will fool you into thinking that they're native apps.

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Microsoft paying YouTube personalities for positive Xbox One endorsements

The console wars heat up with a bit of friendly astroturfing: Microsoft secretly paid for YouTube games platform Machinima to produce positive Xbox One content.

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Microsoft releases update to patch Surface Pro 2 firmware

The fix addresses glitches related to sleep-mode and battery life that were introduced in a December firmware update.

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Nokia's Android phone interface sports a Windows Phone look

Looking at the latest leaked interface mockups of Nokia's rumored device, you can't even tell that it's not a Windows Phone.

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So that Nokia Android phone may really be happening

Nokia may still be working on that new low-end Android device, and it may not be so outlandish when you think about it.

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Windows 8 Tablet could come of age in 2014, analysts say

After trailing iPads and Android tablets in 2013, analysts predict Windows 8 tablets will surge from a distant third place to lead the way into businesses.

Microsoft readies urgent patch for Windows XP next week

Microsoft is patching Windows XP on this month's Patch Tuesday, shoring up a vulnerability that can lead to computers being taken over entirely by attackers.

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