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HP $199 Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival revealed

HP $199 Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival revealed

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First details and specs of Microsoft’s debut Chromebook rival – the HP Stream – ­ have been revealed.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 19th 2014 at 11:48AM
Windows 9 tech preview due September - report

Windows 9 tech preview due September - report

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Microsoft will apparently host a technology preview of its Windows Threshold operating system - expected to be named Windows 9 - this autumn.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 19th 2014 at 10:28AM
VIDEO: Bill Gates takes ice bucket challenge (too far)?

VIDEO: Bill Gates takes ice bucket challenge (too far)?

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After receiving the challenge from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates has now also been soaked in ice-cold water.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:43AM
Windows 7 users urged to uninstall update that causes Blue Screen of Death

Windows 7 users urged to uninstall update that causes Blue Screen of Death

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A number of PCs running Windows 7 were bricked after installing the MS14-045 update, which was one of nine released on August 12th.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:19AM

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Nadella and Zuckerberg take part in ice bucket charity stunt

Nadella and Zuckerberg take part in ice bucket charity stunt

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As part of a campaign to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, received an ice-cold bucket of water over his head.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 14th 2014 at 11:46AM
Xbox One grabs Goat Simulator, Tomb Raider exclusive - Microsoft Gamescom roundup

Xbox One grabs Goat Simulator, Tomb Raider exclusive - Microsoft Gamescom roundup

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New Tomb Raider game Rise of the Tomb Raider will only be available on Xbox One, Microsoft has announced at its Gamescom 2014 press conference.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 13th 2014 at 11:22AM
Gartner warns resellers to prepare for the end of Windows 7

Gartner warns resellers to prepare for the end of Windows 7

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The end of support for Windows 7 isn’t until 2020, however, Gartner believes resellers should start preparing for the cross over to the new operating system, ‘Windows Threshold’.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 13th 2014 at 10:54AM
Microsoft pokes fun at Apple with Surface Pro 3 ads

Microsoft pokes fun at Apple with Surface Pro 3 ads

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Microsoft has launched three new adverts, mocking Apple’s MacBook Air, comparing the laptop with the company’s new Surface Pro 3.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 11th 2014 at 12:26PM

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 hits UK this month

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 hits UK this month

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On August 28th the Surface Pro is set to arrive in 25 more countries, including the UK.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:16AM
Microsoft, Verisign and BT support new campaign for small firms

Microsoft, Verisign and BT support new campaign for small firms

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A national campaign has launched, which sets out to improve the digital presence of Britain’s small business community.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 31st 2014 at 11:17AM
Microsoft unveils 'laptop killer' Surface Pro 3

Microsoft unveils 'laptop killer' Surface Pro 3

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The latest version of Microsoft’s Surface tablet has been presented as a replacement for full-bodied ...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 30th 2014 at 12:11PM
Cortana coming to UK in new Windows Phone 8.1 update

Cortana coming to UK in new Windows Phone 8.1 update

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Microsoft has announced an update to its Window Phone 8.1 mobile operating system.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:58AM

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In The Hot Seat: Michel van der Bel

In The Hot Seat: Michel van der Bel

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Microsoft’s UK MD gave PCR a quick look into the devices and apps he uses to run the tech giant’s UK arm.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:22AM
Microsoft's Raspberry Pi-style 'Sharks Cove' mini PC available for pre-order

Microsoft's Raspberry Pi-style 'Sharks Cove' mini PC available for pre-order

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Microsoft has teamed up with Intel and CircuitCo to create a tiny Windows PC called the Sharks Cove.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:44AM
Microsoft unveils patent for new gesture-based PC system

Microsoft unveils patent for new gesture-based PC system

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Microsoft is developing a new gesture-based system for desktops which allows users to perform tasks by hovering over certain keyboard keys.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 28th 2014 at 11:01AM
Microsoft confirms Windows will merge into one multi-platform OS

Microsoft confirms Windows will merge into one multi-platform OS

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Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, has confirmed that the company will be merging its current three versions of Windows into one operating system.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:01PM

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Microsoft confirms plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs

Microsoft confirms plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs

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Microsoft has confirmed it will axe up to 18,000 jobs globally as part of a restructuring plan following its acquisition of Nokia.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:47AM
Microsoft's Nadella hints at big changes to Windows

Microsoft's Nadella hints at big changes to Windows

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Microsoft’s CEO has stated that every line of code in Windows needs to be refreshed every five years.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:33AM
Microsoft unveils hybrid cloud solutions with NetApp and EMC

Microsoft unveils hybrid cloud solutions with NetApp and EMC

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Day two of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 has seen the firm announce its commitment to the hybrid cloud.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:33AM
Windows 9 start menu pictures leaked

Windows 9 start menu pictures leaked

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Screenshots have been leaked allegedly showing the new design of the start menu for Windows 9 from Microsoft.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 15th 2014 at 11:15AM