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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

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Windows 9 accidentally plugged by Microsoft China

The upcoming new version of Windows received an unintentional pitch with a brief post and logo courtesy of Microsoft China.

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Microsoft has streamlined the upgrade and setup process for Windows 8.

Windows 8.1 continues to inch along

Microsoft's latest OS keeps gaining users, according to Net Applications, but progress is still coming at a snail's pace.

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Xbox One Asia launch: Everything you need to know

The Microsoft console is finally arriving in the region. How much will it cost in each country? Which games are available? All the answers are here.

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Microsoft's OneDrive Android app merges personal, professional

Microsoft's updated OneDrive for Android cloud storage app adds support for OneDrive for Business.

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Too-hot tech: Overheating Surface Pro 3, HP cord recall

Hewlett-Packard recalls more than 6 million defective power cords, Microsoft promises a fix for overheating Surface Pro 3 tablets, and Square Cash sends money over text messages.

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

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Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issues coming soon

The company says it's working on a remedy for the problem that appears to be limited to the Intel Core i7 devices.

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Five ways to improve battery life on Windows

Having battery life problems on your Windows 8.1 laptop? These tips will help you squeeze the most juice out of your battery.

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Yes, Steve Ballmer did go all Microsoft on Clippers fans

Presenting himself to Los Angeles Clippers faithful, the former Microsoft CEO shows he has lost none of his motivational crazy.

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How Microsoft will ride Android hardware to save Windows Phone

The HTC One M8 for Windows marks a new tack Microsoft hopes will lead to greater popularity for Windows Phone. The basic idea: Let handset makers reuse high-end Android hardware.

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Low Latency 106: Forever alone phone

The new HTC One M8 with Windows Phone, the perfect phone for Michael.

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