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Microsoft to continue using Nokia brand on entry-level phones

A company executive said the first 'Microsoft Lumia' device will be announced soon

Microsoft Exec Opens Up About Research Lab Closure, Layoffs

It's been a bit over a month since Microsoft shuttered its Microsoft Research lab in Silicon Valley as part of the company's broader restructuring that will include 18,000 layoffs. This week, Harry Shum, Microsoft EVP of Technology &...


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Four Can't-Miss Deals on Intel Haswell PCs

As the holiday season approaches, PC makers are starting to clear their shelves. Here are four must-see deals on PCs with Intel Haswell chips.

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What You'll Love and Hate About Windows 10

Hated Windows 8? Good news: Many of the features in Windows 10 aren't nearly as annoying

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Microsoft Misses Windows Bug, Hackers Slip Past Patch

Microsoft patched one bug in Windows last week, but missed another that hackers continue to exploit.

Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

The new OS will feature enhancements in areas like identity protection, data security and malware resistance

Microsoft discloses zero-day flaw, publishes quick fix

Attacks are under way using PowerPoint file, the company said

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Microsoft Warns of Windows Zero-Day; Hackers Serve Exploits in PowerPoint Files

Microsoft warned users Tuesday that cyber criminals are exploiting a zero-day flaw using malicious PowerPoint documents sent as email attachments.

New Windows 10 TP build adds Windows Phone Action Center

The new build, out Tuesday, includes almost 7,000 changes, most of them bug fixes and improvements

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New Windows 10 Technical Preview Build Includes Notifications, Battery Saver, Data Monitor

Build 9860 of Windows 10 adds new notifications capabilities via the Action Center, as well as the ability to sign up for more frequent build updates.

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Microsoft Releases First Windows 10 Update, Starts Testing Fast-Paced Delivery System

Microsoft today issued the first update for Windows 10 Technical Preview, inaugurating its fast-cadence release practice.

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Why Would You Want Windows for IoT Anyway?

The IoT market is overcrowded, but a headless version of Windows has definite advantages if you're building your own hardware - and it could save you money.

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Windows 10: The Votes are Pouring in for These 10 Features

The people are speaking! Users of the Windows 10 Technical Preview can suggest and vote for desired features. Here are the features getting the most thumbs-up right now.

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Deathmatch Review: Windows 8.1 vs. OS X Yosemite

Windows 8.1 has languished as Microsoft seeks to move past its failure, while Apple has extended its Mac OS into an intriguing new direction

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Universal Apps is the Future of Windows Development

Microsoft's new app development model is at the heart of Windows 10. What is it, and more importantly, what do developers think of it?

Microsoft Patch Tuesday tackles three critical vulnerabilities

The Sandworm vulnerability gets a fix with this month's round of corrective fixes for Microsoft software

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Microsoft Dabbles in Per-User Windows Licensing

For the first time, Microsoft will offer user-based Windows licenses to enterprises, a change one expert called "substantial" but another downplayed as unlikely to have much of an impact.

Hackers Exploit Two More Windows Zero-Day Bugs

Microsoft will patch a pair of zero-day Windows vulnerabilities later today that attackers have been exploiting to penetrate major corporations' networks, researchers at FireEye said Tuesday.

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Windows 10 Preview Stats: Two-Thirds of Testers Live Dangerously

Who needs a safety net? A big majority of Windows 10 Technical Preview testers scoff at the safety provided by virtual machines. Here's how to take the proper precautions before dumping the Preview on your hard drive.

Russian hackers exploit Windows zero-day flaw to target Ukraine, US organizations

The vulnerability allows for arbitrary code execution and affects many versions of Windows and Windows Server

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