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Adios, Windows Azure. Hello, Microsoft Azure

Microsoft will rebrand its cloud platform from 'Windows Azure' to 'Microsoft Azure' as part of the company's push to emphasize its cross-platform services prowess.

By March 24, 2014

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Microsoft sees new Azure tool as a proactive trouble-shooter

Microsoft envisions a future where systems can predict malfunctions in devices and buildings before they occur. First step: a cloud-based machine-learning tool that goes into public beta in July.

By June 16, 2014

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Microsoft trims Azure prices to match Amazon's latest cuts

Microsoft is cutting prices for a number of its Azure services to meet -- and in some cases, beat -- Amazon's latest reductions.

By March 31, 2014

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Microsoft tried to buy Salesforce for $55B, report says

The world's largest software maker was poised to make its biggest acquisition to date, but talks fell through, according to CNBC.

By May 22, 2015

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Is this the flag that could represent Earth to the stars?

A design student's graduation project proposal: a flag to unite the world as humans.

By May 21, 2015

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Microsoft brings fast-forward pizzazz to your smartphone videos

New Hyperlapse apps for Windows Phone, Windows and Android accelerate your video into a smooth, fast-paced version -- just like on Instagram.

By May 14, 2015

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Geek overboard: Crossing the Atlantic on an old-school ship

CNET's Amanda Kooser relives the long-ago days of luxury ocean liner travel aboard the modern Queen Victoria, where white gloves meet Wi-Fi.

By May 9, 2015

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Microsoft's 2015 Build developer confab: Join us Wednesday (live blog)

This week Microsoft aims to convince consumers, businesses -- and especially developers -- to make the jump to Windows 10. The company's future depends on it.

By April 27, 2015

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Could Windows go open source? A top Microsoft engineer says 'definitely possible'

"It's a new Microsoft," engineer and Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich tells attendees at an open-source conference. Still, an open-source Windows shouldn't be expected anytime soon.

By April 3, 2015

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Microsoft gets hardware foothold as Surface, Lumia sales jump

In its latest financial snapshot, the software giant is demonstrating that its hardware business is not just a sideshow after all.

By January 26, 2015