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Microsoft Reportedly Working On Cortana Updates

05/29/2014, One of the smarter and more unique aspects of Cortana isn’t so much how it understands the user and parses information, but rather how Microsoft had designed it. Microsoft had designed the voice assistant feature in such a way that the company could...

Quantum Break Release For Xbox One In 2015 Confirmed

05/29/2014, Microsoft showed off two titles when it unveiled the Xbox One late last year. The first was Forza Motorsport 5 which didn’t surprise anyone since its from the company’s in-house developer Turn 10. Quantum Break was the other titled, developed...

Lumia 530 Possibly Pictured For The First Time

05/29/2014, Over the last couple of weeks there have been rumors going around about Microsoft working on a successor to Nokia’s very popular Lumia 520 smartphone. Since the Finnish company’s devices and services business is now owned by Redmond Microsoft...

IDC: Windows Phone’s Market Share To Double By 2018

05/29/2014, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform is not the most popular of smartphone platforms at the moment, although it does have it fair share of loyal fans and users who stand by the operating system. As it stands, iOS and Android are the biggest platforms at...

Cortana Coming To The UK “Soon”, Microsoft Teases

05/28/2014, The thing about voice assistant software is that worldwide adoption can prove tricky. This is because people around the world speak all sorts of languages. Even the English language will range in accent and tone, depending on which part of the world...

Bing Will Not Be Sold To Yahoo, According To Microsoft’s CEO

05/28/2014, When it comes to performing searches on the internet, we have a few options available to us: Google, Yahoo, and Bing, although to be fair, Bing helps to power Yahoo’s searches so in reality as far as major search engines go, there aren’t that many to...

Microsoft Research Debuts Eventful, A Report Crowdsourcing Platform

05/28/2014, The concept of freelance journalism has been around for quite a while now, but what if you wanted to hire a writer but you weren’t sure if they were reliable or affordable? This can be the dilemma that event organizers can face, especially if they’re...

Cloud Based Windows 365 Might Never Materialize

05/28/2014, There have been a lot of rumors recently about Microsoft launching a cloud based Windows iteration. As the company pivots Office from product to service it doesn’t seem entirely impossible that the company might attempt something similar with...

Microsoft Acknowledges Surface Pro 3 Charging Issues

05/28/2014, A little over a week ago, Microsoft announced their latest Surface tablet: the Surface Pro 3. The device set itself apart from the other Surface tablets by being thinner, lighter, and larger with a 12-inch display. The device has yet to be released to the...

Xbox Is Here To Stay, Microsoft CEO Reassures Gamers

05/27/2014, The Xbox One is Microsoft’s latest console, and while it does compete with the Sony PlayStation 4, recent figures have shown that Sony is beating out Microsoft in terms of sales so far. In fact in the past, some have suggested that Microsoft should sell...

Microsoft Makes Fun Of Samsung Heathrow Terminal

05/27/2014, To promote its latest flagship smartphone at one of the busiest airports in the world Samsung inked an exclusive deal with the Heathrow in London. The airport’s Terminal 5 will be known as Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5 at least for the time this...