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Microsoft to open giant NY City store this month, just a few blocks from Apple’s

Microsoft is gearing up to open its first flagship store in New York City later this month. The premises is located on Fifth Avenue, just a short walk from Apple's famous glass-cube site.

Asus reaches deal with Microsoft, will ship Android devices with preinstalled Office apps

Microsoft appears to be in a peacemaking mood lately. A day after Microsoft and Google reached a deal to drop all pending patent infringement lawsuits, Microsoft announced a truce of sorts with AsusTek Computer Inc., the company behind Asus…

Cortana won’t arrive on the Xbox One until 2016

There's a major software update coming to the Xbox One in November, built around Windows 10, but one essential part is going to be missing -- the Cortana app still needs some fine-tuning.

Nearly 25 percent of Steam users have upgraded to Windows 10

With Windows 10 adoption rates slowing down among the overall population, Steam users are taking the opposite approach and continue to upgrade to Microsoft's new operating system at a rapid pace.

Fallout 4 rounds out new Xbox One console bundles for holiday season

Microsoft's Major Nelson has announced the final new Xbox One console bundle in anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping bonanza, and it is one of the most anticipated: Fallout 4.

Spec Comparison: Google Pixel C vs. Microsoft Surface 3

The Surface 3 is one of the best portable 2-in-1s on the market, but the new Google Pixel C looks set to give it a fight. Which one is worth your money?

Change-log appears for Microsoft Surface Pro 3’s September firmware update

Microsoft has been diligent in updating its Surface Pro 3 on a regular basis since its release and this month is no different. This time around it has brought with it stability improvements and a fix for defaulting power plans.

Microsoft Lumia 550, 750, and 850 rumors: All 3 mid-range phones may launch on October 6

Even though Microsoft is rumored to release its flagship Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL smartphones later this year, the company might also release three more Lumia handsets: the Lumia 550, Lumia 750, and the Lumia 850.

Ultra-thin bezel and ‘smart frame’ rumored for Surface Pro 4

As Windows devotees wait patiently for new details on the Surface Pro 4, rumour has it that the device will feature an ultra-thin bezel and new 'smart frame' technology to enhance its hybrid capabilities.
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Is there going to be a Game of Thrones movie or not? DT Daily 1:32

The Game of Thrones movie rumor stirs up trouble, Microsoft and Google call off court fight, shake hands and become friends. Maybe.

Spat settled: Microsoft, Google agree to drop patent lawsuits

Various patent disputes that've been rumbling on between Microsoft and Google for the last five years have been resolved, the pair said Wednesday. Even better, the companies said they'll be working together "on certain patent matters" to…

Twisted Pixel separates from Microsoft, returns to indie development

Developer Twisted Pixel, creator of games like 'Splosion Man and Comic Jumper, has "returned to its indie roots" this week, announcing that it has split from Microsoft Studios following its 2011 acquisition.