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Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs

Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs

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Microsoft is cutting 2,100 jobs as part of its plan to lay off 18,000 employees.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:25AM
Windows 9 reveal date set for September 30th

Windows 9 reveal date set for September 30th

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Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 9 is set to be shown off on September 30th for the first time.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:34AM
Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion

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Microsoft has acquired Mojang - the creators of popular video game Minecraft - as expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 9:36AM
VIDEO: Fresh footage of possible Windows 9 menu revealed

VIDEO: Fresh footage of possible Windows 9 menu revealed

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More videos depicting the Windows 9 Start menu have been leaked from German site WinFuture.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:41AM

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Microsoft to buy Minecraft developer - report

Microsoft to buy Minecraft developer - report

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Microsoft is reportedly in talks to acquire the developer behind smash hit PC and console game Minecraft.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:07AM
Microsoft announces new UK cloud roadshow dates

Microsoft announces new UK cloud roadshow dates

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Microsoft is helping resellers and service providers grow their SMB businesses with a new UK roadshow promoting Microsoft Cloud Solutions.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 4th 2014 at 12:09PM
IFA 2014: Microsoft and HTC unveil mid-range smartphones

IFA 2014: Microsoft and HTC unveil mid-range smartphones

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Microsoft has introduced the Lumia 830, which it describes as its first affordable Windows Phone flagship device, while HTC has unveiled the mid-range Desire 820, at this year’s IFA tech ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:58AM
Microsoft and TV presenter back Ingram Micro's SMB Alliance

Microsoft and TV presenter back Ingram Micro's SMB Alliance

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Distributor Ingram Micro's SMB Alliance reseller community has been bolstered with the addition of Microsoft UK's chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin and TV presenter/tech expert Spencer Kelly (pictured).

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:23AM

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Changes to Microsoft's UK Partner Network

Changes to Microsoft's UK Partner Network

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Microsoft has made changes to its UK Partner Network, with a bigger focus on the cloud.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 1st 2014 at 11:41AM
Microsoft launches new Opera browser for its low-end phones

Microsoft launches new Opera browser for its low-end phones

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A new deal between Microsoft and Opera will see its browser become the default for a range of Microsoft's low-end phones.  

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:15AM
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

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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
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

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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
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