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Microsoft Announces the Lumia 640XL, a Poor Man's Lumia 1520 Phablet

Microsoft's midrange phone strategy continues at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Lumia 640XL resembles the Lumia 1520, but it dials back the specs a bit.

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Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3, Launches Trade-in Program

Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface Pro 3 and is offering up to $650 towards the purchase of the hybrid tablet/laptops to customers who trade in older Microsoft Surface devices.

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Got an Old Surface? Microsoft's Taking Trade-ins

From now until March 8, you can trade an old Surface for up to $650 in credit toward a new Surface Pro 3.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Gets a Random $100 Discount

If you got cold feet during the Surface Pro 3's holiday sale, Microsoft is giving you a second chance. But is new hardware looming?

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Microsoft Has Stopped Making the Surface 2 Tablet, Spelling Trouble for Windows RT

Don't worry, the Surface Pro tablet is safe and selling great. But the basic Surface and Surface RT operating system are dead in all but name.

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In Microsoft's Mobile-First, Cloud-First Strategy, Windows Takes a Supporting Role

The operating system that built Microsoft will serve as a conduit for the cloud services that now earn far more for the company.

All Signs Point to the Demise of Microsoft's Surface Tablet

Microsoft is within a whisker of calling it quits on its failed experiment with the Surface tablet.

Microsoft's Surface RT Tablets Won't Be Upgraded to Windows 10

But Windows RT tablets will receive some sort of update with partial Windows 10 functionality.


This Microsoft Surface Lookalike Runs a Productive Version of Android Instead

A trio of former Googlers try to make Android more work-friendly, with help from a familiar-looking hybrid.

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CIOs Share Windows 10 Wish Lists, Deployment Concerns

Many IT shops spurned Windows 8, but some of the same CIOs who avoided that last major Windows OS release say they're cautiously optimistic about Windows 10. Here's why.

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Microsoft Will Surprise in 2015

As the company seeks new ways to grow, it is likely to explore things once unthinkable for it.

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Microsoft Expands Anti-MacBook Campaign With Switching Tips

Microsoft has expanded its campaign against Apple's MacBook Air with a website offering practical advice to people who have switched or are thinking of switching to a Surface Pro 3.

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Microsoft’s Close Call, 2014: The 10 Wins and 9 Fails of a Company Racing to Transform Itself

Microsoft barely made it through 2014 on the positive side, as the company absorbed Nokia's phones and Mojang's Minecraft, introduced Cortana, and put out fires in Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Relive the saga with us here.

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2015 to Test Microsoft's Resolve and Execution

Microsoft faces not only its 40th anniversary in 2015, but a host of challenges that will define it for years to come.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Deploys 55,000 Windows 8.1 Tablets

Staff aboard ‘smart ship' Quantum of the Seas given Intel-based devices

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Mysterious Lumia Phablet Surfaces, Hinting at Microsoft's Midrange Phone Plans

Microsoft appears to be continuing its strategy of selling affordable rather than premium phones. AdDuplex logs show a new phablet, the RM-1062, will ship to AT&T, with the Lumia 735 heading to Sprint.

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Microsoft Awakes

The company is finding its way again. It’s already a power in cloud computing. Could it finally begin to master mobile?

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Microsoft's Surface Turns First Profit in 2 Years

After two years and nearly $2 billion in losses, Microsoft's Surface turned a profit in the September quarter.

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