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EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo
Search Engines

EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo

The investigation is expected to take place next year, but a strategy document has already been drafted.
How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars
Far Out Tech

How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars

Virtual reality + holograms + Mars = out of this world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen
Smartphones

Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen

Fact: Your little talk box is crawling with gobs of toxic crud. Microsoft aims to kill those bugs dead. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs
Security

Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs

If a hacker can get a Windows user to click on a bad link in an email or on a website, it can essentially hijack communications and steal sensitive information.
Jeff Bezos Heats Up the Race to Space: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Jeff Bezos Heats Up the Race to Space: Your Weekly News Roundup

We share the Amazon founder's commercial space travel ambitions and why the strong dollar might soon pinch American businesses.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
For Microsoft's 40th Anniversary, Bill Gates Pens Inspirational Letter to Employees
Microsoft

For Microsoft's 40th Anniversary, Bill Gates Pens Inspirational Letter to Employees

The tech giant celebrates four decades in existence today.
Jason Fell
Microsoft Brings Document Scanner App to iPhones, Android
Apps

Microsoft Brings Document Scanner App to iPhones, Android

Get ready to use Office Lens on more devices.
How Microsoft Is Taking on Google on Its Home Turf
Mobile

How Microsoft Is Taking on Google on Its Home Turf

Microsoft is pre-loading its apps on more Android devices.
Microsoft to Face Lawsuit Over Xbox 360 Design Defect Claims
Legal Issues

Microsoft to Face Lawsuit Over Xbox 360 Design Defect Claims

A federal appeals court ruled that Xbox owners in the U.S. can indeed sue for damages as a group.
Microsoft to Offer Biometric Sign-In for Windows 10
Security

Microsoft to Offer Biometric Sign-In for Windows 10

It will be the first time the company has offered such a service widely across devices.
Microsoft Is Planning to Phase Out Internet Explorer
Rebranding

Microsoft Is Planning to Phase Out Internet Explorer

The tech giant is moving away from the ill-loved brand in favor of a new browser codenamed Project Spartan.
Nina Zipkin
Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Possibly Headed to Android, Apple Devices
Microsoft

Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Possibly Headed to Android, Apple Devices

The tech giant is giving Cortana a boost with research from an artificial intelligence project called 'Einstein.'
Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine
Video Games

Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine

Can a kids' game turn the ailing tech giant around?
Ryan Holmes
Microsoft Warns Windows PCs Also Vulnerable to 'Freak' Attacks
Security

Microsoft Warns Windows PCs Also Vulnerable to 'Freak' Attacks

Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered security vulnerability, Microsoft says.