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Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant introduces Microsoft Ventures, bringing together its resources for entrepreneurs.

Google Pats Itself on Back for Response to EU Antitrust Probe

The tech giant says it 'did a pretty good job' replying to the European Union's concerns that it blocks competitors in web search results.

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Promises More Details About U.S. Government Surveillance

In a live Q+A with The Guardian, he hints at new details about the scandal and provides insight into why he went public.

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook Deny Involvement in Government Spying Program

The big tech companies claim they haven't heard of the National Security Agency's program called PRISM.

Microsoft Offers Early Look at New Windows 8.1 Features

The tech company has released a video previewing the changes it is making to Windows 8.

Microsoft Integrates Outlook With Google Chat

Outlook users will now be able to use Google Talk without ever using Gmail.

Microsoft Working on Major Update to Windows 8

Listening to customer feedback, the tech giant expects to roll out changes to its latest operating system later this year.

Smartwatch Wars: Microsoft Possibly Developing Wearable Tech, Too

Samsung, Apple and Google said to be among the other companies building a smartwatch.

Ready for Windows 8? 4 Touchscreen PCs and Tablets

Tap into Microsoft's touch-driven operating system with these Windows 8 devices.

The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

Groupon's former chief executive, Pinterest's edge in ecommerce, Wanelo's funding round and more social-media news.

3 Things to Know About Microsoft's New Office 365 for Business

What to keep in mind if you're considering an upgrade to the latest version of the company's popular software.

One Big Problem for Windows Phone Users

Sure, Microsoft has 75,000 new apps, but are they the right ones?

8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than the iPad

From its size and specs to the keyboard and more, here's how the Surface tablet stacks up.

Still Not Sure About Windows 8? A 10-Step Guide to Getting Started

How you can get up to speed with the desktop version of Microsoft's new operating system.

How to Choose the Best Hardware and Software for Your Business

Expert tips on finding the right technology to help run your business.

3 Confusing Windows 8 Features Explained

We've figured out the workarounds for three of Windows 8's most frustrating new features.

8 Tablets for Business: the Pros and Cons

As more companies offer a wider variety of tablets, it might be time to go shopping for one for your small business.

Are Motion-Based Gaming Technologies Right for Your Business?

Motion capture technology is now more affordable and easy to use. Here's how to get started.

Internet Explorer Users Face Security Risks and Issues

Older versions of the browser are vulnerable to hackers and will be left behind for Google updates.

What's Wrong with Microsoft's New Logo and How to Avoid the Same Mistakes

Tips from a graphic designer on how to create great company logos.

For Microsoft Office Users, Newest Version Might Cause Headaches

Popular software's new features can be useful for smaller firms. But the transition will require a significant effort.

Microsoft Upgrades Office for Cloud, Social

A quick look at some of the new features for Microsoft's popular software package.

For Windows Users, Microsoft's 'Surface' Might Be Your Next Tablet

Tech giant's new tablets to feature Windows OS, a built-in keyboard and kickstand.

Building a Profitable Wearable Device May Depend on Who You Partner With

Electronic devices that are worn on the body and relay information are starting to receive a lot of buzz, but partnering with a big company is the key to getting the product to see the light of day.

Why You Might Not Upgrade to Windows 8

The new operating system is so different from its predecessors, business owners likely won't rush to use it.

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