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WhatsApp Web now (officially) supports Microsoft Edge

Workarounds are never fun, but sometimes you’ve got to deal with them. That was the case with WhatsApp Web and Internet Explorer, and later on with …

Here’s what Microsoft announced the first day at Build 2014

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin Tofel/Gigaom<p>After 180 minutes of non-stop news at Wednesday’s Microsoft Build 2014 keynote event, I’m finally …

Windows Phone 8.1 videos detail Start Screen backgrounds and Lumia 630

Microsoft is planning to unveil Windows Phone 8.1 at its Build developer conference next Wednesday, but two video leaks are detailing some of the expected announcements today. While several Windows Phone 8.1 features — including Cortana and Action Center (notification center) — have leaked on video …

Building and modifying Linux Kernel with Visual Studio

Before we begin modifying the kernel we should create a Visual Studio project for it. Open Visual Studio and start the <b>Custom Linux Kernel Wizard</b> in …

Windows Phone 8.1 Swype-like keyboard demonstrated on video

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 release is starting to look like a fairly major update. While the company is overhauling lots of minor features, Microsoft is also adding in some visual changes that have not yet been uncovered in a recent software development kit leak. Sources familiar with …

Microsoft reportedly prepping notification center for Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft is reportedly preparing a notification center as part of a big update for Windows Phone 8.1, according to a report in Winpholloers.<p>The company is responding to consumer requests for a notification center that would allow users to customize their app notifications, much like they can in …

Meet the next small Windows tablet: Asus VivoTab Note 8

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Announced at January’s Consumer Electronics Show, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 tablet is now available for sale. The original …

Analyst reveals that Microsoft earns $1.6 billion a year from Android

<i>ZDNet</i> has managed to get its hands on an interesting report from Nomura, a financial services company, which shows that Google’s Android is proving to be a major breadwinner for Microsoft.<p>Due to licensing agreements between the two technology giants, Microsoft netted $1.6 billion from Android over …

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Read Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO

CEO calls for focus as he warns that "our industry does not respect tradition — it only respects innovation."<p>It's official, Satya Nadella is Microsoft's next CEO, and on his first day on the job he's sent a letter to the whole staff. In the letter, Nadella speaks of what he thinks makes Microsoft a …

Why it’s becoming more likely Samsung is getting back into Windows Phones

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Microsoft<p>It’s looking more and more likely that Samsung is working on a new Windows Phone(s msft) handset.<p>Evidence …

Microsoft Wants to Buy Your Smartphone or Tablet for $250

In addition to $100 for your PS3 or Xbox 360, Microsoft now wants to offer $250 for your smartphone or tablet. There’s just one catch: the amount is credit only usable at the Microsoft Store.<p>As you can see, Microsoft is very keen on getting you to buy a Surface 2 with your smartphone or tablet …

Microsoft Creates A 20-Gigapixel “Where’s Waldo?” Of Seattle

With Gigapixel ArtZoom, you can explore a panorama of Seattle, searching for the artists, performers, and eccentrics who give the city its vibrant life.<p>On a blustery day in October last year, a team of computer vision scientists from the Microsoft Research Interactive Visual Media Group huddled …

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