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Nokia will bundle a free wireless charger with every unit of its upcoming Windows Phone 8.1-based Lumia 930 smartphone, while UK customers can look forward to an even more exciting pre-order offer. Read more...

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Microsoft has rewarded a five year old boy, Kristoffer Von Hassel from Ocean Beach, California, for finding a vulnerability in Xbox Live that allowed him to sign into his father's account. Read more...

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Microsoft has updated the beta of its Windows Phone App Studio, which not only has a new name (Windows App Studio) but now allows users to make a Windows Phone and Windows 8 app at once. Read more...

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A new rumor claims Samsung is working on a mid-range Windows Phone product that will be called the ATIV Core, with a 4.5 inch screen and 1 GB or RAM. The report didn't have a release date. Read more...

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Verizon Wireless is now taking pre-orders for the exclusive Samsung ATIV SE with Windows Phone 8. The latest smartphone with Microsoft's mobile OS will begin shipping next week. Read more...

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The UK government will pay £5.548m to Microsoft for another twelve months of Windows XP support for public sector bodies and organisations, as mainstream support for the ageing OS ends in a few days. Read more...

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Microsoft has officially announced plans to release Age of Mythology: Extended Edition, a graphically revamped version of the 2002 RTS game, May 8th via Valve's Steam service. Read more...

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The Microsoft Store website is now selling the Surface Pro 2 for a limited time with a free wireless Xbox controler for Windows and two codes for free downloadable games. Read more...

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Google is looking to up the ante when it comes to its Google devices by possibly offering a premium experience. Android Silver will be a complete solution for new and exisitng Android device users. Read more...

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Microsoft has revealed the security patches it plans to release for many of its software products on Tuesday, including the final ones for Windows XP and Office 2003. Read more...

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During the BUILD conference, Neowin has had a chance to talk to many different levels of staff at Microsoft, and one thing has become clear: There is a fundumental shift occuring in Redmond. Read more...

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Microsoft is at a turning point and the ways of the old are being phased out and new life is being brought back into the comapny but there are still a lot of questions the company needs to answer. Read more...

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Mozilla has announced that its newly appointed CEO Brendan Eich has now stepped down from that position, a week after it was reported he donated money to an anti-gay-marriage campaign. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced its four new Office for iPad apps have exceeded 12 million downloads in just a week, though exact figures for each app have yet to be released. Read more...

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The Galaxy S5 Mini is coming and will be positioned as a mid-tier device. The handset will feature a 4.5" 720p display, 8MP camera, and will possibly be waterproof like the Galaxy S5. Read more...

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Microsoft has revealed its plan to expand its Bing search service with new features, including a tie-in to the Cortana digital assistant and a beta of the Bing Knowledge Widget for websites. Read more...

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The Motorola Moto G Forte is indeed a rugged version of the Moto G. But, it achieves this by utilizing a Motorola Grip Shell case. The handset is availble now in Mexico with Nextel service. Read more...

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Microsoft has released the first developer preview of .NET Native, previously known as Project N, which is designed to help create Windows 8 apps with faster performance. Read more...

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An email seen by Neowin reveals Microsoft's planned timetable for its remaining development work on the launch build of Windows Phone 8.1, with the final code expected to be signed off on April 14. Read more...

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In a new interview, Chaitanya Sareen, the Principal Program Manager Lead on Windows at Microsoft, admitted that removing the Start button for Windows 8 was like getting rid of a "warm blanket". Read more...

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Apple has announced that the 2014 edition of its Worldwide Developer Conference will be held on June 2nd-6th, but that tickets this year will be sold via a random lottery. Read more...

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Microsoft has revealed more information about the upcoming new version of its Internet Explorer 11 web browser for Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 Update and Windows 7. Read more...

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Microsoft is working on another live-action "digital feature" project based on its Halo game franchise, which will have well known filmmaker Ridley Scott as one of its executive producers. Read more...

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Microsoft has revealed more info on the features it plans to put in the Skype app for Windows Phone 8.1, including how it works with Cortana, as well as for the free Windows 8.1 Update. Read more...

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An unknown number of team members from Microsoft Studios were laid off on Wednesday as part of a "restructuring" move at the company, according to public messages from two of the now ex-employees. Read more...

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