Nadella heads to China to talk about monopoly
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We have two hotels on Tiananmen Square

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella is in Beijing this week to head off some possible problems with China's anti-trust investigation.

Samsung warns off upgrading to Windows 10
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Drivers still not ready


Samsung is advising customers against installing Windows 10 because the drivers for its PCs still don’t work with Microsoft's newest operating system.

Windows Phone OS now on less than 1 percent of phones
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Microsoft only sells 2.3 million Lumia devices in Q1 2016

According to the latest report, Microsoft's Windows Phone now holds less than one percent of the market share due to low sales in the Q1 2016.

Nokia takes smartphone business back from Microsoft
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Thanks for the restructuring


Nokia has taken back its mobile phone and tablet brand from Microsoft and getting back into the market globally.

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 13:53

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn


Pretty much as we predicted

Microsoft has confirmed that it is selling its featurephone business to manufacturing company Foxconn for $350 million.

Manufacturers fear Intel's Windows 10 plans pushing up costs
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Pushing up costs

Intel's plan to have its next-generation processors support only Windows 10 is causing the industrial PC players a few sleepless nights.

Microsoft might flog Lumia to Foxconn
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Monday, 16 May 2016 13:22

Microsoft might flog Lumia to Foxconn


Feature phone surrender


There is an interesting rumour circulating which suggests that Microsoft looking to shut down Lumia smartphone business and sell Nokia brand to Foxconn.

Microsoft and Amazon execs busted for promoting sex slavery
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Top Health bloke and Fire man

Amazon and Microsoft top executives have been arrested in a prostitution sting and charged with promoting sex slavery.

Microsoft's second-gen Surface Book reportedly delayed
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Surface Book 2 will include 4K display, Thunderbolt 3 port


On Thursday, sources within Microsoft’s upstream supply chain have reported that the second-generation refresh to the company’s Surface Book is expected to be delayed. The sources cited “design issues” for the launch setback, indicating that the company could be preparing to redesign some critical areas to the final consumer product before launch.

Edge finally gets extensions
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Wednesday, 11 May 2016 14:16

Edge finally gets extensions


Might actually be useful


A new preview of build (14342) of Windows 10 has zipped out to Insiders on the Fast Ring, and this finally sees extensions become fully functional and easy to install in Microsoft Edge.