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2 hrs ago | West Australian

JD.com to sell Microsoft's Xbox One games console in China

JD.com Inc, China's second-biggest e-commerce company by market share, will accept pre-orders for Microsoft Corp's Xbox One games console in China from July 28 to July 30, the firm said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, X360, Internet, Science / Technology, Startups, Tencent

3 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Microsoft Takes CRM to Gov't Cloud

Analyst Brad Shimmin expects Microsoft to "make hay" with its push to provide Dynamics CRM in the government cloud.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Heroku, Salesforce, Assistly, Dimdim

7 hrs ago | ZDNet

Now Microsoft knows what it has to do - but can it make it happen?

His comments during Microsoft's Q4 earning call last week gave some of the clearest explanations yet of how he has sharpened the company's focus, giving it a more confident strategy for a more complicated world.

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Related Topix: Startups, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

10 hrs ago | WinBeta

In case you missed it: Windows 9 build 9795 screenshots, Lumia 530 launch, FY14 Q4 results, and more

This week has been quite interesting in the world of Microsoft. We've covered a lot over the past week and chances are you most likely missed an important piece of news.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

14 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience in fight for higher wages

Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Startups, Microsoft, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

19 hrs ago | TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Over 1 Million FREE Microsoft eBooks Given Away in 2 days! ...

Eric Ligman , Microsoft Sr. Sales Excellence Manager wrote a blogpost about the largest collection of FREE Microsoft eBooks ever, including: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365, Office 2010, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server, and much more Over 130 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

23 hrs ago | [H]ard OCP

Microsoft Anti-Malware Support for XP Is Counting Down

Another nail in the coffin of Windows XP has entered its countdown phase. All Anti-malware updates for XP are scheduled to end next July.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsFactor

Will Laid-Off Microsoft Workers End Up at Startups?

Forced out the door, ex-Microsoft employees are poised to see plenty of demand from quickly growing startups.

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Related Topix: Startups

Engadget

Microsoft flashes its 'Halo 2' remake and Atari documentary at Comic-Con

What do Halo: The Master Chief Collection and the Atari landfill-dig have to do with comic books? Not much, really, but that doesn't mean that Microsoft isn't at this year's San Diego Comic Con trotting them out to those in attendance.

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Related Topix: Startups, Gadgets

CNet News

Why Acquiring InMage Made Sense for Microsoft

A Microsoft exec sheds light on the rationale behind the acquisition of cloud data protection specialist InMage.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Socialcast

TheStreet.com

Microsoft Is Using Bing as a Trojan Horse to Rival Google

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Mozilla, The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield

Silicon Alley Insider

A Former Microsoft Employee Shares His Experience Of Getting Fired After 15 Years

One employee who found himself on that blacklist turned to YouTube to share his experiences and tell the world what it was like to be fired from Microsoft after 15 years of work.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Microsoft makes design central to its future

Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food -- or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Dining, Science, Computer Science, Redmond, WA, Computers

Neowin.net

Microsoft wirelessly charges a Lumia 930 using apples and potatoes

Many of you may remember, from your school days, being able to generate electrical current from a potato.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

CIO

Microsoft Wants You to Forget Windows 8

As talk of the next Windows begins to build and some details of what most are calling for now either Windows 9 or Threshold come into focus, it's worthwhile to take a moment to remember Windows 8. Unless the Redmond, Wash.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Redmond, WA, Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology

Reuters

Seattle man gets 1-1/2 years for Microsoft insider trades

An online stock trader who profited from inside information passed to him by a former Microsoft Corp finance employee was sentenced to 1-1/2 years in prison in Seattle on Friday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Retail, Barnes and Noble

The Motley Fool

Microsoft Investors Should Be Thrilled That the Surface Mini Is Dead

While the Surface Pro, now on its third iteration, has had enough success for Microsoft to continue the effort, the Surface, which runs a desktop-less version of Windows built for ARM Holdings ' processors, was an unmitigated disaster.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, CPU, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Keyboards, Intel

Forbes.com

Microsoft's Open Interoperability Gamble Rolls New Dice

After the 'new recipe' Coke flavoured reception that Windows 8 received and the death of Windows XP support, Microsoft is faced with an uphill struggle to garner credence for its new approach to openness and interoperability.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Open Source Software, iPhone, Linux

Hindustan Times

Single Window Microsoft to unite OS for all platforms

Microsoft is doing away with multiple operating softwares for its multiple devices.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Science, Computer Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

GoDaddy & Microsoft Partner to Provide Affordable Office 365 Email &...

GoDaddy , the world's largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, and Microsoft today announced a long-term strategic partnership to offer Microsoft Office 365 from GoDaddy as its exclusive core business-class email and productivity service for small businesses in India.

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Related Topix: GoDaddy, Small Business, Personal Finance, Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office

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