Microsoft execs, including its chief executive Satya Nadella, are on tap to talk more about the company's cloud futures on October 20.
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A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Microsoft shared some updated diversity statistics, showing that the company has grown the percentage of women in its overall workforce from 24 to 29 percent over the past year.
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Microsoft is revising its Office 365 plans for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Here's what's included in the three new plans and what they cost.
Microsoft is making technical previews of the next version of Windows Server Standard, Hyper-V and Datacenter available to testers for early evaluation.
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Microsoft's Sway presentation application, available starting today in preview form, is the newest member of the Office product family.
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Call it 'Threshold' no more. The next and last major version of Microsoft's Windows client operating system will be called Windows 10 when it is released next year.
Microsoft is building, testing and updating Windows in a very different way, starting with Windows Threshold. In many ways, those changes matter more than the new bits themselves.
Microsoft confirms it is planning to open its first New York City flagship retail store on Fifth Avenue, just blocks from one of Apple's flagship stores.
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