posted 15 days ago on neowin
If you work at Microsoft, based on 2013 figures, each person generated $220,800 in net income and $786,400 in revenue - but that is far less than the company's leading rivals, Google and Apple. Read more...

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While Microsoft confirmed earlier this week that it would not be launching the Lumia 930 in the US, the new Windows Phone 8.1 flagship has gone on sale there unofficially, for $699.99 unlocked. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
The Radeon R9 280X is our current best-value pick for performance GPUs. To keep you from sifting though dozens of brands we're comparing what we think are the best five R9 280X models out there. Read more...

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Next week, in Washington, D.C, Microsoft will be hosting its annual Worldwide Partner Conference and Neowin will be there to bring you all of the announcements and other coverage of the event. Read more...

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Microsoft says it will soon provide a form to accept removal requests for Bing search results under the European 'right to be forgotten' ruling, but exactly how soon it will launch remains unclear. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
Microsoft is looking for beta testers to try out an update for OneNote on Android and has a put up a registration page that takes a few seconds to fill out if you are interested in trying out the app. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
LG has shown off its new 18-inch flexible OLED, which can be rolled up to a radius of 3cm - while still turned on and without damaging it - and also unveiled its new transparent OLED panel. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
The Mannheim Regional Court in Germany found Motorola guilty of infringing on a patent held by engineering firm LPKF, and now Motorola has to stop selling the Moto G and X, and recall some devices. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
Microsoft will take a "deep-dive into Halo: Nightfall" - its upcoming live-action series produced by Ridley Scott - at this month's Comic-Con, with details on the story and production being revealed. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
BlackBerry has opened up registration for its BBM beta for Windows Phone, allowing anyone to sign up for the new app right now - although you still won't be able to download it just yet. Read more...

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A demo of Lousie, the personal digital assistant that was developed before Cortana, that has been integrated into Windows 8 shows what the platform could look like if Cortana were a feature the OS. Read more...

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Microsoft has always said that Cortana was a multi-year project and videos posted on Microsoft's Research page show what Cortana was like, well, before she was named Cortana. Read more...

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Following information of a sapphire display for the iPhone 6 being torture tested, an image of the front frame had been leaked. It's unclear if this part belongs to the 4.7 or 5.5 inch model. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
The Xbox One had a rough start after a botched E3 2013 presence but several months after launch, Nadella is stating again that Xbox is all about gaming and that is their focus for the console. Read more...

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Alongside the release of iTunes 11.3, Apple has branched the iTunes Extras feature out to the Apple TV. It will also be available for iOS devices when iOS 8 launches later on this year. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has recently closed its acquisition of Nokia's handset unit but many questions remain and the company will be talking about its newest assets on July 22 during its earnings call. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
LG has been working with Microsoft not only on Windows Phone 8.1, but also on the next big Windows release, Threshold - and the two companies have also been collaborating on something related to TV. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Microsoft and Google, who are long time enemies, are putting down the swords to work on a new project that will bring more open source projects to Azure platform including Kubernetes and libswarm Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
In what could be the start of a monumental partnership, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has delivered its first shipment of microprocessors to Apple. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Verizon Wireless has announced its plans to carry the Sony Xperia Z2 tablet in the United States. The powerful and elegant Android tablet will be available starting July 17th, 2014. Read more...

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Microsoft has updated Skype for Mac, bringing various stability improvements and bug fixes, including resolving an issue that would sometimes cause the app to crash when sending or receiving files. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
In his email to employees for the 2015 fiscal year, Microsoft's Satya Nadella is looking to distance himself from Ballmer with a new theme for the company and more organizational changes. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Which parts of the world have the greatest numbers of Windows Phone users? New data reveals where the largest concentrations of Windows Phone's user base is located across the globe. Read more...

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has penned an email to employees touting the company's focus on innovation going forward, particularly in the areas of mobile and cloud products and services. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has announced its back to school promotion that includes $150 towards the purchase price of a new PC when you sign up for Office but sadly, the Surface Pro 3 is not part of this deal. Read more...

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