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Microsoft Posts Record Loss as It Writes Down Nokia
Microsoft

Microsoft Posts Record Loss as It Writes Down Nokia

Also, demand fell for its Windows operating system.
Nokia Says It May Re-Enter Mobile Phone Market Through Licensing
Nokia

Nokia Says It May Re-Enter Mobile Phone Market Through Licensing

The company says it was looking for a partner who would take on the manufacturing, sales, marketing and customer support for the products.
This Is What It's Like to Strap a Microsoft HoloLens on Your Face (VIDEO)
Far Out Tech

This Is What It's Like to Strap a Microsoft HoloLens on Your Face (VIDEO)

Microsoft has released a new video showing doctors and med students manipulating holographic 'cadavers' through the augmented reality headset.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Can We Agree That the Nokia Buy Was a Total Disaster for Microsoft?
Acquisitions

Can We Agree That the Nokia Buy Was a Total Disaster for Microsoft?

After write-offs, an impairment charge, and thousands of job cuts, can Microsoft recoup any value from its $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition? Let the debate begin.
Microsoft Reportedly Planning Major Job Cuts
Layoffs

Microsoft Reportedly Planning Major Job Cuts

The latest job cuts would be in addition to the 18,000 jobs Microsoft said it planned to cut a year ago.
Samsung Caught Blocking Windows Security Updates
IT Security

Samsung Caught Blocking Windows Security Updates

Turns out you may be at risk if you're running Windows 8.1 on a Samsung computer.
4 Lessons Microsoft's Resurgence Can Teach Enterprise-Software Startups
Microsoft

4 Lessons Microsoft's Resurgence Can Teach Enterprise-Software Startups

Once complacent because of the dominance of its software, the company is moving forward in both cloud and mobile.
Tx Zhuo
Watch Microsoft's Eye-Popping Hololens Demo Using Minecraft
Minecraft

Watch Microsoft's Eye-Popping Hololens Demo Using Minecraft

Hold your pickaxe, partner. Microsoft just blew Minecraft clear out of the sandbox. Way out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Xbox, PlayStation Present New Games Ahead of E3 Conference
Video Games

Xbox, PlayStation Present New Games Ahead of E3 Conference

The video-game titans vied for attention ahead of the industry's annual conference, offering sneak peeks at their latest games.
Here's What Oculus Just Revealed at Its Much-Anticipated Press Event
Oculus VR

Here's What Oculus Just Revealed at Its Much-Anticipated Press Event

Big news about partnerships and hand controllers, but still no word on a release date or a concrete price point.
Laura Entis
At WWDC, Apple Ripped Off a Bunch of Features From Google and Microsoft
Apple

At WWDC, Apple Ripped Off a Bunch of Features From Google and Microsoft

A lot of the new features Apple discussed seemed familiar. Awfully familiar.
The 7 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer
Bill Gates

The 7 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

The brainy billionaire says you'll rip through one of his picks in 'three hours tops...because it's funny and smart as hell.' Sounds a bit like him, no?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Which Tech Billionaires Donate the Most to Charity? (Infographic)
Infographics

Which Tech Billionaires Donate the Most to Charity? (Infographic)

Who is the most generous man in the world? We bet you can guess.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Says Windows 10 Will Be Available Very Soon
Windows 10

Microsoft Says Windows 10 Will Be Available Very Soon

The release date is official.