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Nokia Shareholders Have Approved Sale To Microsoft

11/19/2013, The world marked its calendars for November 19th when it was first announced that Microsoft has agreed to acquire Nokia’s phone business for $7.17 billion. The Finnish manufacturer’s shareholders were to vote on this deal today, and they have...

Xbox One DVR Clips Can Be Uploaded, Shared With SkyDrive

11/19/2013, The Xbox One is releasing in just three days, and we’re still learning more about what we can and can’t do with the next-generation console. The latest news Microsoft is sharing regarding the Xbox One is owners of the console will be able to load and...

Xbox One Controller Could Have Come With Smell-O-Vision

11/18/2013, So, the next generation console war is about to enter full swing later this weekend as the Xbox One from Microsoft is released then, and whether it will be able to follow up with Sony’s PS4 performance of 1 million units sold in 24 hours remain to be...

Microsoft Denies Interest In Renaming Real Madrid’s Stadium

11/18/2013, Over the past few weeks it has been rumored multiple times that Microsoft is interesting in securing the naming rights to Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, which is the home of the famous Real Madrid soccer team. The unsubstantiated rumors even claimed at one...

Xbox One Achievements Interface Images Surface Online

11/18/2013, Now that the PlayStation 4 has been released, all eyes are on the Xbox One as it’ll be released to the masses on November 22. With every day that passes, we’re learning more and more about Microsoft’s next-generation video game console, and a set...

Cheaper Entertainment-only Xbox One Rumored To Be On Its Way

11/18/2013, The Microsoft Xbox One will be seeing a launch in a few days’ time, and while the console was designed for gaming in mind, the console does support Blu-ray and other entertainment features, which is a way for gamers to take a break from gaming and catch...

Microsoft Files For Quiet Time Patent Application

11/17/2013, We have seen an earlier patent application by Microsoft that had something to do with a skin sensing bezel on a potential tablet down the road, and here we are with yet another patent application by the software giant, where it could be used to help...

Microsoft Patent Shows Off Skin Sensing Bezel

11/17/2013, Could the tablet and Ultrabook scene change in a few short years’ time? Perhaps, assuming this particular new patent that was filed by Microsoft becomes a standard issue feature in upcoming devices of the two niches mentioned earlier on. Apparently,...

Cybercrime Center By Microsoft

11/14/2013, Microsoft has come up with a spanking new Cybercrime Center headquarters as part of their efforts to highlight its fight against cybercrime. This particular project has also been admitted by Microsoft to be a “CSI kind of place,” where it does...