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Microsoft has issued an statement saying their many online services and products like Skype, Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Yammer and others are not affected by the "Heartbleed" OpenSLL issue. Read more...

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According to sources, Amazon is ready to release its much rumored smartphone this year and is aiming for the holiday season. Details are scarce but the handset should be announced in June. Read more...

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The U.S. Internal Revenue Service admitted this week it will have to pay "millions" to Microsoft in order to continue support of its many PCs that are still running Windows XP after its cut-off date. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a new Bing Translator plugin that's been made for WordPress sites, which allows visitors to translate the page into another language without having to leave the page. Read more...

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Dropbox CEO Drew Houston has now defended the company's appointment of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, saying that it's committment to privacy won't change. Read more...

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Sony has announced that the Windows 8-based VAIO Fit 11A notebook, which went on sale earlier this year, has a flaw in its battery that could cause it to catch fire and urges owners not to use it. Read more...

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The Microsoft Research website posted, and then later pulled, information about a new project that centered on adding interactive live tiles to Windows 8, along with videos showing them in action. Read more...

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The FBI has charged three men for a series of cyber attacks against computer systems used by Microsoft and other companies and used them to get early builds of Xbox 360 and PC games. Read more...

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The Samsung Galaxy S5, the latest addition to the company's flagship smartphone family, is now on sale worldwide, with U.S carriers pricing it at $199.99 with a two-year contract. Read more...

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Microsoft has now stopped taking new registrations for its free Custom Domains service for Hotmail and Outlook.com users in favor of its similar paid services via Office 365. Read more...

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UK based retailers have revealed that the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone will be generally available in the country starting 1 May while pre-ordered devices will start shipping from April 14th. Read more...

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Yesterday, Dropbox announced new management changes through its blog, that also included the appointment of Condoleezza Rice to the company's board which drew criticism from users around the world. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced Age of Empires: World Domination, an all new game in the strategy series that will be released this summer for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that Windows 8.1 Update contains a new install option, WIMBoot, that was made to place the operating system inside devices with small storage options like tablets. Read more...

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Google has announced it will allow anyone in the U.S. to purchase a Google Glass product as part of its Explorer program for one day only on Tuesday, April 15th. Read more...

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KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, who has made accurate statements about previous iPhone launches, has new research notes on the iPhone 6, including word the sleep/wake button could move. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that the April 26th excavation and filming of a New Mexico landfill with millions of buried Atari 2600 "E.T" game cartridges will be open to the public to attend. Read more...

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Microsoft's Skype team has announced plans to update the Xbox One version of the VoIP app next week, which will improve auto zoom for video chats along with a way to take a profile picture via Kinect. Read more...

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While PC shipments continued to decline in the first quarter of 2014, research firms IDC and Gartner report they went down at a slower pace than recent quarters, due in part to upgrades from Windows . Read more...

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Users of the Windows Phone Preview for Developer program can expect to receive Windows Phone 8.1 "early next week," according to a tweet by Microsoft's Joe Belfiore. Read more...

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Microsoft's Surface mini is still on the agenda and we have a few more details to about the device that will help to complete the company's tablet portfolio with a new size of device. Read more...

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Microsoft has updated all of its internal Windows Phone apps that were labeled from the Bing collection, except that the new versions all remove the word "Bing" from the apps' titles. Read more...

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The European Court of Justice has ruled that citizens in The Netherlands can't download copyrighted movies and music for free, stating that the country's "piracy levy" is illegal. Read more...

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Microsoft's Start menu was a huge hit at BUILD and has been a hot topic of conversation but the world is wanting to know when the feature will return but Microsoft has been quiet on the topic so far. Read more...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen apparently has no problem getting rid of the company's hardware division if called for, stating, "If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset business." Read more...

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