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

24 min ago | WinBeta

Microsoft's official Bing Wikipedia Browser app for Windows 8.1 combines content with search

Microsoft has rolled out a new app in the Books & Reference category in the Windows Store.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

4 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

Microsoft Surface Mini is coming soon, according to Amazon case listing

The rumoured Microsoft Surface Mini could launch in May, newly surfaced leaks have suggested.

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Related Topix: Startups

5 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street

Nadella, who replaced longtime CEO Steve Ballmer in February, said in a statement that the quarter's results "demonstrate the strength of our business, as well as the opportunities we see in a mobile-first, cloud-first world."

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

5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Microsoft 3rd-quarter earnings decline, but still top Street

In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures during the keynote address of the Build Conference in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Startups, Tellme

8 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Gates-backed TB drug to enter late-stage testing

The first experimental drug that fights both conventional and drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis is advancing to late-stage clinical testing, researchers said on Wednesday, raising hope for a new way to stem the growing threat of drug-resistant TB.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Drink, Cocktails, Startups, Microsoft, Bill Gates

13 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

Microsoft to bring Start menu back to Windows 8 this summer

The Start menu will return to Windows this summer as part of "update 2" according to a Microsoft source .

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Computers, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | CoolSmartPhone.com

Microsoft Remote Desktop app released for Windows Phone 8.1

The Developer's Preview version of Windows Phone 8.1 has, by all accounts, been downloaded millions of times around the world.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, PC

21 hrs ago | International Business Times

Microsoft, HP Launch Omni 10 Tablet PC with Pearson Educational...

"Engineered to assist students with their hectic work schedules, this tablet provides powerful performance for multitasking, making presentations, playing games and music.

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

Wed Apr 23, 2014

MarketWatch

Stocks to Watch: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday's session are Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Amazon.com Inc., and Starbucks Corp. said its second-quarter profit rose to $10.2 billion, or $11.62 a share, from $9.5 billion, or $10.09 a share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Startups, Amazon, Financial Markets, Restaurant Management, Starbucks

ComputerWorld

Nadella departs from predecessor's practice, will do earnings call Thursday

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will participate in Thursday's quarterly earnings call, a departure from the company's past practice, when former chief executive Steve Ballmer rarely joined calls with Wall Street analysts.

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Related Topix: Startups, Apple, Facebook, Social Software, Mark Zuckerberg, Hewlett-Packard

ComputerWorld

Microsoft's Bing goes ad-free for all U.S. schools

Microsoft yesterday opened its ad-free Bing search engine option to all U.S. K-12 schools, both public and private, after running a pilot program since August.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Redmond, WA

Reuters

AOL, Microsoft lure advertisers with TV-style shows

Technology powerhouses like Microsoft Corp and AOL Inc are flexing their muscles as storytellers, parading TV network-style shows before advertisers at an annual digital content showcase in New York next week.

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Related Topix: AOL, Time Warner, Startups, Media, Computers, Groove Commerce, New York, New York Government

ComputerWorld

Judge clears Google AdWords in geotagging patent lawsuit

Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Washington Examiner

Microsoft opening Mall of Louisiana kiosk

Tony Stephens, senior general manager for the Baton Rouge mall, tells The Advocate Microsoft will be located in a kiosk near the mall's center court.

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

NewsFactor

Microsoft, BMC Targeting VMware

IT management company BMC is pitching its cloud management deal with Microsoft as a way for companies to migrate seamlessly away from VMware, taking those VMware-based virtualized applications and workloads and moving them over to Microsoft's Hyper-V.

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Related Topix: SlideRocket, Continuity Software, Packetmotion, VMware, Software, Startups, Sentillion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now available to all U.S. schools, public or private, from kindergarten through the 12th grade.

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Related Topix: Startups, Internet, Science / Technology, Redmond, WA, Business News

BetaNews

Windows Phone 8.1: Microsoft finally gets it right

Windows Phone 8.1 signals that Microsoft is now finally committed to turning its smartphone operating system into a powerful rival, and viable alternative, to Android and iOS.

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Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Goes Global via 16 Equinix Data Centers

Equinix is again boosting its ability to connect enterprises directly to cloud. Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute will be available in 16 markets globally via Equinix International Business Exchange data centers.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

CRN

Violin Memory Teams With Microsoft To Embed Windows Storage Server 2012 In All-Flash Array

Violin Memory Tuesday introduced what it called the first all-flash storage array with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 embedded as a way to accelerate Windows-based applications while letting customers use the management tools they already have in play.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Marketing, Science / Technology, CPU

InfoWorld

Put to the test: Microsoft's Office 365 on the iPad and Mac

The good news: Office and Exchange now works credibly on the iPad. The bad news: Microsoft is being as proprietary as Apple For years, the world has been begging Microsoft to release its Office suite for the iPad.

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Related Topix: Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Microsoft, Apple

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