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Is this why Microsoft named it Windows 10?

Seemingly everyone on the Net has a theory as to why Microsoft skipped the name "Windows 9" and jumped to 10. Here's one explanation that actually makes sense.

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Golden iPads, larger Nexus phone may come this month

Hype for Apple's next iPad grows with reports of a gold model, Google's Nexus 6 may stretch in size, and Microsoft adds Sway to the Office suite.

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Windows 10 arriving -- here's a look at 30 years of Windows

Come with us on a 30-year trip through time to see how Bill Gates' baby took over the world.

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It’s easy to collect your content from a variety of sources right within Sway, including your OneDrive cloud storage.

Microsoft shows off Sway presentation app for Office

The application, available today in preview form, is the newest member of the Office family.

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Windows 10 aims to blend best of 7 and 8

Skipping over Windows 9, Microsoft will combine elements of Windows 7 and 8 into the next operating system. In the world of smartwatches, Pebble drops prices, Basis beefs up its fitness watch and Pavlok shocks you into going to the gym.

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Microsoft VPs Joe Belfiore and Terry Myerson gives a live demo of Windows 10 onstage at an press event in San Francisco, Calif., on September 30.

First look at Windows 10 (pictures)

These initial views of Microsoft's new operating system show why the company leapfrogged past version 9.

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Microsoft VPs Joe Belfiore and Terry Myerson gives a live demo of Windows 10 onstage at an press event in San Francisco, Calif., on September 30.

Surprise! Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

Forget Windows 9. In an unexpected twist, Microsoft will be going straight to double digits from Windows 8 as it faces a challenging future for its operating system.

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Microsoft's new MSN website.

Microsoft unveils MSN makeover, rebranded apps

The new site promises news and other content from around the world and a simple way to personalize what you want to see.

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Microsoft to open flagship store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue

Microsoft confirms it is planning to open its first New York City flagship store -- just blocks from Apple's flagship shop known as the Cube.

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Xbox One finally debuts in China

But at the moment only 10 games are available to Chinese consumers -- Master Chief, where are you?

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Ballmer to Clippers: Apple products have to go

Now that the former Microsoft CEO owns the Los Angeles Clippers, there's at least one more thing he needs to do. Eradicate the iPads.

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Microsoft tries to persuade that Surface isn't iPad (again)

In its latest effort to promote its tablet-PC hybrid, Microsoft features the NFL -- the league whose game commentators have been known to refer to the Surface as "iPad-like."

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