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Microsoft Improves Bing Maps Rendering

A couple of subtle changes aren't just eye candy. They add a lot of usability and clarity to Bing's online maps, says Microsoft.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Employees work inside Microsoft Corp.'s China headquarters in Beijing, China.

Microsoft Corp. said it's being probed by regulators in China as U.S. companies face increased scrutiny in the world's second-largest economy.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Startups, Microsoft, Google, Apple

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Microsoft COO Unloads 64,323 Shares of Stock

Microsoft COO Brian Kevin Turner unloaded 64,323 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 25th.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

The ruling is a defeat for Donald Sterling, who sought to block his estranged wife from selling the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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GigaOM

Feature or product, Dropbox just needs to survive Amazon, Google and Microsoft

Both Dropbox and Box have been in the news recently with the two companies releasing a ton of new features as they continue to try and distinguish themselves in the cloud-storage space.

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Related Topix: Dropbox, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Steve Jobs, Apple

The Daily Caller

Windows 8 Died at Launch, Microsoft Moves on to Windows 9

A man uses the camera of a Nokia Lumia 820 smartphone as he poses in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, September 3, 2013.

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Related Topix: Startups, Cameras, Mice, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, US News, Conservative Political News

Examiner.com

Microsoft Surface 3 still set for future release

On Monday morning, rumors started appearing all over the Internet about the impending release of the Microsoft Surface 3 .

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft

Neowin.net

Microsoft reveals the four free games for August's Games with Gold

Games with Gold ' program gives free games to subscribers of its Xbox Live Gold tier for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360.

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Related Topix: Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored, Video Games, Arkane Studios, X360, Startups, Microsoft Xbox, Crimson Dragon, Grounding Inc., Microsoft Game Studios, Motocross Madness, Bongfish

Forbes.com

Amazon Is Facing A Cloud Crisis, As Microsoft Muscles In

After two decades of relative peace, the Seattle area's biggest tech companies - Amazon and Microsoft - have begun an all-out battle to see which one can dominate the high-stakes cloud-computing market.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Startups, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

InfoWorld

Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella

Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's approval rating before the company's biggest-ever layoff was high enough to place him in the top 30 of U.S. chief executives, the percentage of employees, both current and former, who say they approve of him as the firm's leader has dropped since the job cuts.

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Related Topix: Startups, Redmond, WA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Glassdoor, Facebook, Opinion

GigaOM

Chinese authorities raid several Microsoft offices

It's not clear why the company is being investigated, but based on earlier statements by the Chinese government it is most likely to do with the security of Windows.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Startups, Microsoft,

TheStreet.com

Huge Bullish Activity in Microsoft

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Related Topix: Startups, Mozilla, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, TheStreet

The Inquirer

Cortana humiliates Siri in Microsoft's latest Windows Phone 8.1 advert

MICROSOFT has taken a leaf out of Samsung's book and has gone after Apple in its latest advert, pitting its Cortana digital voice assistant against Siri.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, iPhone

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

It's all over but the arguing in Sterling trial

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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