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PS4 Tops Xbox One in Shopping Survey
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Since before this year’s E3, the biggest story in gaming has been Microsoft’s blunders in promoting its Xbox One console. Though the company eventually reversed course on its planned DRM and no used game policies, it has been battling a …

Ubisoft’s Fighter Within Gets A New Gameplay Trailer

The Xbox One will be launching with not one, but two fighting games on November 22. The first is a reboot of Rare’s classic fighting game franchise Killer Instinct while the other is a motion controlled fighting game from Ubisoft. …

Original Surface Pro Price Dropped To $699 Original Surface Pro Price Dropped To $699

Just this week, Microsoft launched the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 in its attempt to revitalize its tablet brand. We won’t know just how well that effort worked out until next quarter, but it looks like Microsoft is trying …

Microsoft Reportedly Testing Glass-Type Eyewear Microsoft Reportedly Testing Glass-Type Eyewear

Smart watches have already begun to appear, and it doesn’t seem that consumers are as excited for the devices as manufacturers had expected. Already, though, the tech industry is preparing to follow Google into the next unproven gadget market. The …

Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction

More friction between Microsoft and Yahoo regarding the two companies’ “Search Alliance” has been made public thanks to court documents obtained by Reuters. The two companies have been having a quiet legal battle about rolling out Microsoft’s Bing search technology …

Here’s How Bing Smart Search Works In Windows 8.1 Here’s How Bing Smart Search Works In Windows 8.1
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Windows 8.1 is the first product to be delivered under the “One Microsoft” ideology that outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer referred to when outlining the company’s restructuring plan. In essence, all of the teams at Microsoft contributed to make Windows 8.1 …

Windows 8.1 Is Now Available On The Windows Store Windows 8.1 Is Now Available On The Windows Store
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It’s been almost a year since Windows 8 hit the scene, and what a year it’s been. After getting off to a super slow start, Windows 8 finally managed to overtake the dead-in-the-water Windows Vista. Sure, it’s not much, but …

Bing Talks Up Yahoo Bing Network Ahead Of Yahoo’s Earnings Bing Talks Up Yahoo Bing Network Ahead Of Yahoo’s Earnings

Yahoo will soon release its earnings report for the third quarter. Microsoft is taking the opportunity to provide an update on what’s happening with the Yahoo Bing Network. David Pann, general manager of the Microsoft Advertising Search Group, has written …

Here’s How Multiplayer Is Changing On Xbox One

Xbox Live has been the defining feature on Xbox 360 as millions of players hop online every day to play games with friends and strangers from all over the world. That will remain the same on the Xbox One, but …

Here’s How The Friends App Works On Xbox One

Friends are an important part of any online community, and Xbox Live was one of the first online communities to connect console gamers together. Not a lot has changed since then, even with the move to the Xbox 360, but …

Upcoming Windows Phone 8 Update Paves The Way For Phablets Upcoming Windows Phone 8 Update Paves The Way For Phablets

As Android devices like the Galaxy Note have proven, smartphone consumers love phablets. As Android devices get bigger and bigger, however, iOS and Windows Phone device displays remain below 5-inches. Microsoft will be changing that with its next software update. …

Bing Gets Snapshots From Klout In Search Results Bing Gets Snapshots From Klout In Search Results

Klout announced an extension of its partnership with Bing today with the launch of Klout-verified snapshots in Bing search results. Klout’s Paul Kim and Genevieve Lydstone explain, “From the beginning of Klout, we’ve been focused on helping people better understand …

Internet Explorer 11 Adds Better Accessibility Features For The Blind Internet Explorer 11 Adds Better Accessibility Features For The Blind

The blind and visually impaired are criminally overlooked as technology progresses. There’s been a few improvements to how computers behave to help those with visual impairments, but you could easily argue that not enough is being done to improve accessibility. …

New Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles Announced

Though Microsoft’s efforts are currently on promoting its upcoming Xbox One console, the company still knows the Xbox 360 has years of life left. This holiday season, Microsoft will continue to try to expand the Xbox 360′s large user base …

Luxembourg Authorities Investigating Skype’s Relationship With NSA Luxembourg Authorities Investigating Skype’s Relationship With NSA
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Skype is not spying on you, or at least that’s what it said back in July of last year. That claim is now suspect in the wake of the Snowden leaks, especially one that found Skype had made it easier …

Businesses Avoiding Windows 8, Says Toshiba Businesses Avoiding Windows 8, Says Toshiba

PC shipment estimates for the third quarter are out today, and show that the PC market has declined yet again – for the sixth straight quarter. Though shipments saw a slight pick-up due to the back-to-school season, the worldwide PC …

Microsoft Wants To Replace Ballmer Before The End Of 2013 [Report] Microsoft Wants To Replace Ballmer Before The End Of 2013 [Report]

In late August, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that he would retire within the next 12 months. That gives him until August 2014 to hand the reigns over to somebody else. While that could certainly happen, it seems that Microsoft’s …

Microsoft To Host Surface 2 Launch Parties Full Of Fun, Contests and Pitbull Microsoft To Host Surface 2 Launch Parties Full Of Fun, Contests and Pitbull

Are you already sold on Microsoft’s updated Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets? Are you finding it hard to wait for the devices’ launch on October 21? Well, there’s no easy way to get one early, but Microsoft is …

Steve Ballmer’s Final Shareholder Letter Is Full Of Optimism Steve Ballmer’s Final Shareholder Letter Is Full Of Optimism
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Steve Ballmer’s days at Microsoft are numbered. The board has until the end of the year to find a replacement, but he’s already resigned to his fate that today’s shareholder letter will be his last. In classic Ballmer style, the …

Get Ready For Lots Of Microsoft Enterprise Releases This Fall Get Ready For Lots Of Microsoft Enterprise Releases This Fall

Microsoft has announced a bunch of new enterprise cloud solutions coming this fall. On October 18th, the company will release Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 for businesses to create data centers, as well as Visual Studio …

Microsoft Launches ‘Bing Offers Card-Linked’ Deals Microsoft Launches ‘Bing Offers Card-Linked’ Deals

Earlier this year, Bing announced Bing Offers, its latest foray into the local deals space. The product launched across the United States. Today, the company has announced an expansion of that with “Bing Offers Card-Linked”. This is a program they’re …