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News on Microsoft (Ticker: MSFT) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

33 min ago | WinBeta

Microsoft reportedly launching Lumia 'Superman' and...

Earlier this year, we heard about Lumia 'Superman', a smartphone Microsoft is rumored to be working on for quite some time now.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cameras

33 min ago | Switched

6 U.S. Teens Compete To Become World Champs Of Microsoft Office

The 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships, which are currently talking place in California and finish up on Wednesday , encourages students between the ages of 13 and 22 to show off their skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or other Microsoft programs.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Startups, Microsoft

2 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Vincent van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

On July 29, 1914, transcontinental telephone service in the U.S. became operational with the first test conversation between New York and San Francisco.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, World News, Princess Diana, Prince Charles, Startups

2 hrs ago | WinBeta

Microsoft seeks a way into Raspberry-Pi market with $299 Sharks Cove

It seems like everyone wants a stake in the mini-single-board-computer market. Microsoft has partnered with chip-makers Intel and CircuitCo to make a $299 'Sharks Cove' machine.

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Related Topix: Tellme, Startups, Microsoft, Computers, Intel

2 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Hess Corp. (HES), Colony Financial Inc...

This fund holds an equity portfolio valued at more than $228 million. It focuses on financial stocks, which comprise almost 45% of its total portfolio, and, to a lesser extent, on basic materials .

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Related Topix: Startups, Oil & Gas, Amerada Hess, Financial Markets

6 hrs ago | CNet News

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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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft

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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