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Starts scrubbing the Windows Store after report last week identified widespread junk apps that tricked customers into paying for free software Microsoft has begun clamping down on sham Windows Store apps that try to dupe users into paying for free software, the company announced Wednesday.
Microsoft noted Tuesday that it has begun to crack down on apps whose icon, description or name can be misleading.
Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software company.
Microsoft has extended the data loss prevention features in Office 365 so that they are available not only for its email tools but also for data in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.
Earlier this summer, Microsoft stripped its Kinect motion controller from the Xbox One , effectively dropping the price of its fledgling console by $100 in the process.
Since late July, the "ice bucket challenge" of donate-or-get-doused has raised about $9 million a week for those with the condition better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Microsoft today re-released a security update that was pulled two weeks ago after users packed the company's support discussion forum with reports of crippled computers.
Google yesterday released a 64-bit Windows version of Chrome, touting it as a performance and stability improvement over the six-year-old 32-bit edition.
Back in April, Microsoft finally pulled the plug on Windows XP , bringing an end to its support for the elderly OS.
Microsoft's self-interest may leave solutions providers in the lurch, but for now there's still a need for third-party help Last week, I advised third-party developers to be as aggressive as Microsoft in making the shift to the cloud via Windows Azure and Office 365.
For months, there have been rumblings throughout Apple's supply chain that the company is working on a new iPad with a larger screen.
There have been reports by some recent Surface Pro 3 users -- specifically those buying the Intel Core i7 devices -- that their tablets are overheating .
A Microsoft executive last week gave what some users called a "refreshingly direct" and "no BS, straight-talking" explanation of a several-hour outage of the cloud-based Visual Studio Online, collecting kudos for acknowledging mistakes and spelling out what happened.
If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan.
It's being made for Windows 8 computers and Windows Phone 8 mobile devices, with controls designed for touchscreens.
In a surprise move Microsoft has decided to equip its feature phones with Opera Mini rather than the company's own Internet Explorer browser.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 07:01 am
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