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Uber and Microsoft have confirmed that some of Bing's assets have been sold to Uber but this does not mean that Microsoft is planning to leave the mapping marketplace. Read more...

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Facebook has released a stripped-down version of its Facebook app, called Facebook Lite. The app is designed for users that have a slow and unreliable 2G internet connection on their mobile devices. Read more...

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According to an insider, it looks as though Samsung is working on a new "edge" device with a larger screen and bigger battery. The device is slated to launch in the coming weeks. Read more...

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The DiskStation DS1515 is aimed at home users as well as small businesses. Out of the box this NAS can handle five 3.5" hard drives, giving it a maximum capacity of 40TB using the latest 8TB drives. Read more...

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Apple's bring your own music service, iTunes Match, will let users upload 100,000 songs up from the current 25,000 with similar features for Apple Music when iOS 9 launches in fall. Read more...

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After a lot of experiments on using the Tizen OS, Samsung is reportedly planning to release more handsets running the operating system. The company also aims to release devices at varying prices. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that Visual Studio 2015 will be released on July 20th along with Team Foundation Server 2015 and .NET 4.6; the company will host a live Q&A the same day as well. Read more...

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Advertising platform AdDuplex has published its latest statistics report for Windows Phone, showing Lumia's continued dominance of the platform, and early popularity for the new Windows 10 Mobile. Read more...

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The specifications of a high-end Motorola smartphone, alleged to be the next generation Moto X that is expected to be released in the coming months, have been revealed by a benchmarking tool. Read more...

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Microsoft has been quiet about what is happening with the update to Windows RT's but they have updated their FAQ page to say that the update will arrive around the release of Windows 10. Read more...

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If you use the family features that are part of Windows, Microsoft has made a few changes to the way that you manager your family and set boundaries for your kids via the built in controls. Read more...

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We're very happy to announce a new giveaway today, in which one lucky winner will get not only an Xbox One, but also four controllers, Kinect and Halo: The Master Chief Collection! Read more...

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Microsoft's Lumia 640 and 640 XL have been available for weeks with a free one-year Office 365 Personal subscription - but after June 30, that offer will no longer be available in the United Kingdom. Read more...

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Microsoft Research deemed that Oculus lenses were not good enough for users to fully enjoy the Rift. That's why MSR designed new ones and shared the 3D-printable plans online for users and fans. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a new app for Windows Phone 8.1, which is designed to make it easier to manage settings for incoming calls, including configuration of your call-forwarding preferences. Read more...

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A study found that consumers preferred "unskewed" search results based on relevance instead of the ones Google displays, which promote its own services. The same study found Google was harming users. Read more...

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Apple has revealed launch timings for its new 'revolutionary' music streaming service, and its Beats 1 global radio station, on Tuesday, starting with the rollout of iOS 8.4, and a new seed of iOS 9. Read more...

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We are a month away from Windows 10's official launch date, but that isn't stopping Microsoft from teasing another PC build coming "soon". Expect a more polished build as we enter the final countdown. Read more...

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A new Surface Pro tablet has arrived - but alas, it's not the Pro 4 that many have been hoping for. Instead, Microsoft has quietly added a new model to its existing Surface Pro 3 line-up. Read more...

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A former Xbox Entertainment Studios TV project debuted to rave reviews on AMC, though it's not an indication that Microsoft should have kept its video-producing subsidiary. Read more...

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Last week, Microsoft showed off what will be the hero image for Windows 10 and while the company did not release the image, a fan has remade the wallpaper which is the next best thing. Read more...

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A new build of Windows 10 has leaked and this time it is version 10151; the leak originated out of China and the new phone companion app as well as Edge branding may arrive ins this build. Read more...

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From HoloLens in space and Windows 10 on track, to talking Straw, the new PS4, Xbox down in Japan, and "the ultimate portable computer", it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that when Windows 10 is released, they will be changing up how revenue is recognized from the sale of Windows 10; the company is moving to a deferred revenue model. Read more...

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Microsoft has one month left before it has to launch its brand new operating system. We want to hear your thoughts on how Windows 10 has fared and whether you think the OS will be ready in time. Read more...

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