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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
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

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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
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

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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
Microsoft planning huge job cuts after Nokia acquisition - report

Microsoft planning huge job cuts after Nokia acquisition - report

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Microsoft is reportedly planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:47AM
Microsoft outlines new cloud offerings to partners

Microsoft outlines new cloud offerings to partners

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Microsoft senior exec Phil Sorgen has announced new cloud services at the company's 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 14th 2014 at 5:08PM

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Windows 7 support to end January 2015

Windows 7 support to end January 2015

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Microsoft has announced that mainstream support for Windows 7 will end on January 13th 2014 - just nine months after it switched off support for XP.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 9th 2014 at 11:52AM
Windows 9 to launch this autumn, ditch activation keys - report

Windows 9 to launch this autumn, ditch activation keys - report

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Windows 9 is set to launch this autumn, backed by a massive marketing campaign and a different activation system, a report suggests. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:16AM
Microsoft ditches Surface Mini plans - report

Microsoft ditches Surface Mini plans - report

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Microsoft has decided to ditch its plans for a ‘Mini’ version of its Surface tablet.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:09AM
Wavex launches 'London's first' Microsoft customer immersion experience

Wavex launches 'London's first' Microsoft customer immersion experience

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Ingram Micro UK has leveraged its Cloud division to support Wavex Technology’s interactive end user experience centre.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 1st 2014 at 10:34AM

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Microsoft smartwatch to launch in October - report

Microsoft smartwatch to launch in October - report

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Microsoft is to release a smartwatch in October, new reports have claimed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2014 at 10:00AM
Nokia X2: Microsoft's first Android smartphone

Nokia X2: Microsoft's first Android smartphone

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Another device has been added to the Nokia X range of smartphones, making it the first Android-powered handset from Microsoft.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:49AM
Microsoft tweaks OneDrive storage and pricing

Microsoft tweaks OneDrive storage and pricing

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Microsoft has updated its cloud storage offering OneDrive including increased free storage and cheaper prices.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 24th 2014 at 9:50AM
Microsoft U-turns on Games for Windows Live shutdown

Microsoft U-turns on Games for Windows Live shutdown

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Microsoft has said that it does not intend to shut down the Games for Windows Live service – despite previously announcing that it would.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 10:12AM