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2013 in Review: Our nine best videos of the year

We've chronicled everything from 3D printing to Steve Ballmer's impending retirement. Find out what other videos made our list of favorites for 2013.

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2013 in Video: The year's biggest tech stories

Politics and technology collided this year, while the post PC era had some new entrants, as IDG News Service rounds up the most memorable stories of 2013

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2013 in Video: Microsoft's year in review

Take a look back at an eventful year for Microsoft in this video report.

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Facebook for Windows Phone gains secondary Live Tiles

The Microsoft-authored Facebook app now allows you to monitor specific pictures or posts.

Microsoft gifts Windows Phone users with 20GB of free SkyDrive storage

Ho ho ho! Microsoft's getting into the holiday spirit—but the gift of SkyDrive has a few strings attached.

How to check for hackers

Microsoft offers a quick way to check for possible intrusions to your accounts with its services.

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Tablets face a turning point

The PC industry takes "glimmers of hope" from market interest in more capable talents, analyst notes; but 2014 may be a pivotal year.

Windows 8.1 Preview will die soon, Microsoft warns

The free trial version expires in January, and users may not be able to access some data unless they license the paid version.

ZeroAccess takedown leads hackers to abandon bot

Microsoft and its partners apparently persuaded the ZeroAccess bot-herders to abandon their click-fraud network.

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Microsoft pulls Surface update; fix delayed until 'after the holidays'

Microsoft withdraws a firmware update to its Surface Pro 2 tablet and will wait until 2014 to issue a fix.

on pcworld.com