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Microsoft has updated its web-based tool used for developing for Windows and Windows Phone. The update adds a lot of new features and improvements including 8 new fully customizable theme templates. Read more...

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Microsoft has come out in favor of the FCC ruling that creates 'bright line' rules for net neutrality, which should come as no surprise as they depend on broadband for many of their consumer services. Read more...

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To no surprise, Windows 10 will support USB 3.1 Type-C, the latest USB spec that features a reversible connector and the OS will also support USB Dual Role too. Read more...

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Microsoft could start another round of layoffs, impacting two manufacturing plants in China. The closure would result in 9,000 layoffs and manufacturing moved to Vietnam. Read more...

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Microsoft has rolled out the latest update to its OneDrive app for Windows Phone, adding a range of new features, including the ability to add a PIN code, and easily switch between Microsoft accounts. Read more...

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A historic vote took place today in Washington, D.C. where the future of the Internet was voted upon by FCC to determine if broadband access should be reclassified. Read more...

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Lenovo device owners are being sought as part of an investigation into Superfish - the adware that the company secretly pre-installed on its devices - which will likely lead to a class action lawsuit. Read more...

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Apple has sent out press invites for a media event on March 9th and while details are slim about what will be announced, many expect that the company's new Watch will be the star of the show. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced this morning that it is expanding support for Docker in Azure with the beta releases of Docker Machine and Docker Swarm on Azure, and Docker Machine support on Hyper-V. Read more...

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Some users have reported having problems with updating to the Lumia Denim update, even though it is available in their country, on their carrier and for their device. The solution is a simple one. Read more...

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Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone is now available for just $94.49 in the US - although the retailer's claims that this represents a $200 discount on the usual price are somewhat misleading. Read more...

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Microsoft has donated a considerable sum in the form of devices and software to the US Diplomacy Center, scheduled to be opened in 2017 in Washington, DC. The company's tech will highlight US history. Read more...

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After many years since it originally launched, Microsoft is finally offering users a way to legally download a digital copy of the Windows 7 install disc. Of course, users will still need a license. Read more...

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The rollout of the Lumia Denim update is certainly gathering pace - it's now available on the Lumia 925 on T-Mobile US, and is expected to land soon on the carrier's Lumia 521. Read more...

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Microsoft has published a new Future Vision video, highlighting some technologies that the company believes will be ubiquitous in the next few years. The video shows holograms, tablets and wearables. Read more...

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You can now grab a year of Xbox Live Gold membership for just $39.99 - saving you $20 on the normal price - either as a digital download, or as a card, for those planning to give it away as a present. Read more...

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March will have a number of big-name titles for the Games with Gold promotion. Rayman Legends, Tomb Raider and Bioshock Infinite will all be available for free to Xbox Gold subscribers. Read more...

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After working with Samsung to boost security on its Galaxy Android devices, BlackBerry is now collaborating with Google to offer a 'highly secure mobile solution' for other Android manufacturers. Read more...

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It's hard to image that YouTube, as ubiquitous and gigantic as it is, has never turned a profit. But that's exactly what a new report explains, alongside the myriad challenges that the site faces. Read more...

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The Denim update roll out is in full swing, and now several European countries have started receiving it on the Lumia 920 as well as those on T-Mobile Netherlands. Read more...

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A bumper collection of clear images have leaked online of a AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6 that shows it from all angles, a Dual Edge variant is also thrown in for good measure. Read more...

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After publicly admitting to poor business decisions regarding the pre-loaded Superfish software on Lenovo machines, Lizard Squad decides the company could use a good hacking as punishment. Read more...

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A patent filed in January by Apple reveals that future mobile device made by the Cupertino-based company could be tracked even if the device appears to be powered off. Read more...

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Microsoft Garage has released a variety of productivity-based cross-platform apps that include joining conferences to a new keyboard for Excel in Android; make the jump to see all the apps. Read more...

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After making YouTube default to the HTML5 player, Google has announced that starting now it will automatically convert Flash based ads, to reach mobile devices that don't support the old standard. Read more...

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