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Microsoft has unveiled the Nokia Lumia 530, its most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device. Launching in August, it features a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor, 512MB of RAM and 5MP camera. Read more...

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If you haven't pre-ordered 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' yet, it might be a good time to do so. The Microsoft Store is currently offering a $10 Xbox code for those that pre-order. Read more...

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On the earnings call today, Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, talked briefly about the coming changes to Windows and that they will be sharing more information in the coming months. Read more...

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In an odd twist to its purchase of Nokia's mobility arm, Microsoft actually sold more phones than Apple last quarter - but, of course, the revenues tell a very different story. Read more...

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Apple has announced that it sold 35.2m iPhones, 13.3m iPads and 4.4m Macs in its third-quarter results for its 2014 fiscal year, generating $37.43bn in revenue and net profit of $7.7bn. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that for its fourth quarter of 2014, the second calendar quarter of the year, they brought in $23.38 billion in revenue and 6.48 billion in net income. Read more...

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Curious about how Microsoft prototypes its Surfaces? In a behind the scenes video, Microsoft provides a first-hand look at how it creates and prototypes next-gen Surface devices. Read more...

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You can now pre-order Samsung's gigantic 105-inch curved TV with Ultra HD / 4K resolution - available for $129,000. (You read that right: one hundred and twenty-nine THOUSAND dollars.) Read more...

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Details have emerged about Microsoft's upcoming live-action series, Halo: Nightfall, including our first look at Spartan Agent Locke, who will play a key role in the next game, Halo 5: Guardians. Read more...

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Microsoft's Azure platform took a huge step these past few weeks in bringing machine-learning to the masses and after talking with Microsoft at WPC 14, the revolution may be right around the corner. Read more...

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Microsoft has appointed former Best Buy executive Jude Buckley as the new head of its Consumer Channels Group, overseeing sales and marketing activities with OEMs, carriers and retailers. Read more...

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If you buy a Lumia 930 in the UK before July 31, you'll get £130 of free stuff...or will you? Stocks of the free wireless bundle are limited, including just 1000 for Vodafone and 260 for Tesco Mobile. Read more...

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Later today Apple and Microsoft, will announce their quarterly earnings and all eyes will be on Nadella and Cook to see if they were able to boost the bottom line for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. Read more...

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The world's sixth-largest smartphone vendor, Xiaomi, has launched its new Mi 4 flagship handset, with a 2.5GHz Qualcomm 801 CPU, 3GB of RAM, 5-inch 1080p display and interchangeable covers. Read more...

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An updated version of OneDrive has been released for Windows Phone - including WP7.5 - bringing a range of improvements, including the ability to download and choose where to save your files. Read more...

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According to the report, Apple has a whole lot of confidence in its yet unannounced iPhone 6 line-up. The WSJ says the company is ordering 80 million devices to be ready for the fall launch. Read more...

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An official video from HTC has a few precious frames that depict a smartwatch designed by the company. This is on par with earlier rumors and leaks suggesting that HTC will enter this market soon. Read more...

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The International 2014 with a prize pool of nearly $11m comes to an end, crowning Newbee as the new champion of the Dota2 championships and declaring ViCi gaming as second best. Read more...

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Earlier in the week, we got our first hint that the new Windows Phone 8.1 lock screen apps were coming within the next few weeks. Today, we get to actually see them in action. Read more...

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Apple has released a new advertisement for the Macbook Air, but this video is a bit different than the previous advertisements that the company has released over the past few years. Read more...

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Apple has released the iTunes 12 beta alongside the new versions of the iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 "Yosemite" betas. The new beta brings needed improvements to the UI, as well as an anticipated feature. Read more...

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An employee who used to work at Microsoft has taken to YouTube to explain how the layoffs occurred, including the internal announcement and some basics around the severance package that was offered. Read more...

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If you're on Verizon's FiOS service, the company has some good news for you: from today, it's introducing a huge boost to its upstream speeds, with uploads up to five times faster, free of charge. Read more...

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Another week and more leaks of the Start menu have found there way to the web and this time there is a bonus screenshot showing the Windows Store on the desktop as well but it's currently locked down. Read more...

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Apple has released another update to iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 that will bring more stability to the platform and is available now to developers via the App Stores on each device. Read more...

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