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25 min ago | International Business Times
A sign is pictured in the hallway of the Microsoft Cybercrime Center, the new headquarters of the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, in Redmond, Washington November 11, 2013.
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4 hrs ago | InfoWorld
In outlining new encryption plans, Microsoft's general counsel implies the NSA's surveillance activities bear similarities to the most pernicious malware threats The U.S. government spends around $70 billion per year on IT, making it the largest IT customer in the world.
8 hrs ago | Highline Times
With Steve Ballmer stepping down as CEO the future leadership of Microsoft is up in the air.
12 hrs ago | GigaOM
It's estimated that Microsoft rakes in nearly $2 billion a year from Android device makers thanks to patent royalties.
16 hrs ago | Mashable
Did Microsoft have a good year or a bad year? For a company with products as sprawling as the creator of Windows , Office and the Xbox , it can be hard to tell.
21 hrs ago | Preston Citizen
Eight firms, including Google, have signed a joint letter warning that in many countries the balance between the need for security and the freedom of the individual had tipped too far in favour of the state.
Black Friday may have been over a week ago, but techies who failed to get a good bargain during those days need not wait for Boxing Day to enjoy price cuts on devices.
As you might have heard, the deal between Microsoft and Nokia is expected to be completed soon as most regulatory bodies, such as the European Commission and the US Department of Justice , have given it their blessing, along with the shareholders of Nokia themselves .
Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 is a free, embedded database that software developers can use for building ASP.NET websites and Windows desktop applications.
The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighbourhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbours that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps.
In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, with pictures of backers Bill Gates, left, and Tony Blair, right, in the background, research associate Camilla Hall measures a protein isolate at Hampton Creek Foods in San Francisco.
Topping tech headlines on Thursday, Microsoft's bid to purchase Nokia's handset business passed another regulatory hurdle when European officials gave the deal their blessing .
Microsoft will offer a Surface 2 bundle starting at $99 for the first 20 people into a Microsoft store, with the bundle including the Surface 2, an Incase sleeve, a $25 Microsoft Store gift card and Answer Desk support service.
On the usual basis that if you've not got much good to say about your own products then why not bash those of the competition? It is this that drives negative campaigning in politics for example: everyone always insists that they'll not run a dirty campaign and everyone immediately does, for it's much more difficult to think up interesting things ... (more)
IDC is predicting that Microsoft-based tablets will increase to more than 10 percent of the tablet market by 2017, and that Android tablets will drop two percentage points from their 60.8 percent current market share.
Microsoft's Larry Hryb has warned users against following a step-by-step tutorial to making your Xbox One backwards compatible.
The past three months since the publication of Free Yourself from Microsoft and the NSA has seen a steady stream of increasingly shocking revelations about the extent of NSA spying in the US and around the world.