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Nokia has let some of its customers know that the Microsoft acquisition will finally be completed in April and provides a few more details about the company post-sale of the handset unit. Read more...

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Police raided a home as part of an investigation into a Twitter parody account that mocked the mayor of Peoria, Illinois, alleging that the account's creator had impersonated a public official. Read more...

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Ouya has released an over-the-air update for its Android gaming console. The system update, Chupacabra, will add passthrough support for XBMC and new UI improvements. The update is available now. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that over 5 million Xbox One consoles have been sold to retailers since its launch and 311,000 units were sold to U.S. consumers during the month of March. Read more...

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Microsoft Research has posted a new video that shows off SurroundWeb, a way to post web-based information on room walls and tables in a varient of their previous IllumiRoom concept. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced the launch of a pilot program which will allow a few Windows Phone app developers to respond to reviews of their software in the Windows Phone Store. Read more...

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In a recent post on the Microsoft Jobs blog, Susan Hendrich, the program leader on the Cortana development team, offers more insights into how they created the digital assistant. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced plans to update the Xbox Music app for the developer preview version of Windows 8.1 sometime next week, with a number of improvements. Read more...

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Google released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android this week, allowing anyone with a device running the mobile OS to remotely access their Windows or Mac files. An iOS version is in the works. Read more...

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Microsoft has upgraded the recommendation system of its keyboard to include emoji support. The recommendations are based on the context of what's being typed, sometimes surprisingly well. Read more...

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Nokia has stopped selling its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries because of an issue that has been discovered in its AC-300 charger that could cause an electric shock. Read more...

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Part of Yahoo's growth strategy involves becoming the primary search partner on iOS devices but the company is not alone as Microsoft is eyeing this spot too and could find itself in a bidding war. Read more...

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OnePlus has revealed the 16 markets in which it will launch its "perfect smartphone", along with local pricing information. But can the company deliver the "best smartphone ever" at such low cost? Read more...

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The latest member to Silverstone's Raven family has gained recognition for being the ultimate Steam Machine enclosure. It can cram a fully-fledged enthusiast PC into an impressively small space. Read more...

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Teachers warn of infants struggling to play with building blocks, children with poor social skills and teenagers unable to handle pen-and-paper exams, due to 'overexposure' to tablets, phones and PCs. Read more...

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Sony has announced that sales of its PlayStation 4 console have now exceeded 7 milion units. Microsoft, however, has not offered an overall sales update for the Xbox One since early January. Read more...

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Hardware maker LaCie recently admitted that they have suffered from a year-long security breach which exposed the credit card info of an undisclosed number of people. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a new video showing off how it durability-tested its new All-In-One Media Keyboard, among other PC accessories, in both common and extreme situations. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that starting today, people who surf to the Bing home page will be able to set up personalized cards displaying their custom interests in news, weather and more. Read more...

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Microsoft has now confirmed reports it made cuts in its Windows XP custom support prices for large businesses and governments days before the April 8th cut off date. Read more...

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Microsoft has now released an update that fixes the issues Windows 8.1 Update had with WSUS servers. It also announced businesses with Windows 8.1 now have 120 days to upgrade to the Update version. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that it has now added a way to import email from IMAP providers such as Yahoo Mail into Outlook.com accounts via a simple user interface. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced plans to release a wireless All-In-One Media Keyboard in April, which includes a built-in touchpad. The keyboard can be used on some smart TVs and Xbox consoles. Read more...

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A Brazilian company called Apek has just announced the Maxpad, a large screen Windows 8.1 PC that is also being marketing as a television with 39, 50, and 64.5 inch models available. Read more...

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A new email from inside Samsung shows how the company used Jobs' death as a way to market their own products and attack the iPhone which was dominating the market. Read more...

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