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Microsoft's 'one Windows' -- what it really means

Is Microsoft building a single version of Windows that will run on phones, tablets, PCs, and gaming consoles? Nope. Here's a refresher on what's really happening.<p>Microsoft executives have struggled to explain for the past year or more where the company is going with Windows.<p>Thanks to a passing …

Software

Did Microsoft hand Nokia second-guessers a new reason for old critique?

Microsoft says its newly acquired Nokia handset business is on track to hit breakeven by fiscal 2016. In the meantime, it's the proverbial work in progress as management looks to cut costs.<p>Any Microsoft investor who hated the Nokia deal before today woke up today hating it that much more.<p>The good …

Wall Street

Nokia Lumia 930 review: the best Windows Phone yet

Microsoft's latest smartphone is catching up to the iPhone and Android with a great camera, design and wireless charging<p>Microsoft’s latest Lumia 930 top-end smartphone is still a Nokia for now, and shows promise as a viable competitor in the flagship smartphone battle with Apple, Samsung, HTC and …

Windows systems set to be merged by Microsoft

<b>Microsoft has said work is under way to "unify" parts of its different Windows operating systems.</b><p>Chief executive Satya Nadella discussed the effort while briefing analysts following Tuesday's earnings update.<p>"We will streamline the next version of Windows from three operating systems into one …

Windows Phone

Microsoft says Surface Pro 3 sales outpacing earlier models

Tech giant also confirms decision not to ship a smaller version of the device during its fourth-quarter earnings conference call.<p>Microsoft talked up Surface Pro 3 sales during its fourth-quarter earnings conference call on Tuesday and confirmed a decision not to ship a smaller version of the …

Surface Pro

Microsoft sees end to Nokia losses, shares rise after hours

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said it aims to get its loss-making Nokia phone unit to break even within two years, helping its stock rise in after-hours trade.<p>A shadow of a man using his mobile phone is cast near Microsoft logo at the 2014 Computex exhibition in Taipei June 4, 2014. …