Microsoft tests “anti-bloatware” tool.
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Cue “it deletes Windows 10” gags

Software king of the world Microsoft is testing a handy tool, which scans your computer for bloatware and allows you to delete it.

Microsoft buys new wand
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You Know Who wants a spell to make robots talk

Software (You-Know-Who) has just splashed out and bought Wand Labs which makes bots which can talk to muggles.

Microsoft stuffs up update
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MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch breaks group policy settings

Software giant Microsoft has admitted that its MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch will cause headaches for system administrators.

Microsoft Xbox One S playable at E3 2016
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Refreshed console and controller available in August

At E3 2016 this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft made its new Xbox One S console playable on the show floor for attendees to try out the revised Bluetooth controller before the console officially hits store shelves in August.

China shanghais the smartphone business
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Goodnight US and Korea

Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.

Microsoft buys Linkedin
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Business social networking 

Microsoft has bought the business social notworking site LinkedIn.

Microsoft's next-gen, 6-teraflop Xbox arrives in Q4 2017
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“Project Scorpio” will be VR-ready, built by AMD

At the end of next year, Microsoft is expected to announce the sequel to its Xbox One console which originally launched in November 2013, marking just a short four-year lifespan for the company’s eighth-generation video game console.

Microsoft announces Xbox One S console
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4K output, Ultra HD Blu-ray drive, starts at $299

On Monday during its E3 press conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced a redesigned, smaller version of its Xbox One console that will go by the name Xbox One S. The refreshed console is 40 percent smaller than the original and features a much-needed Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, support for 4K (3840x2160p) video output over HDMI 2.0a and support for High Dynamic Range (HDR).

XBox will not get digital video recorder
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Redmond flip-flops

Software king of the world Microsoft has flip-flopped on its earlier decision to turn the Xbox One into a digital video recorder sometime this year.

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5
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Wants to get Kaby Lake

It is beginning to look like the technology industry has written off 2016 as an annus horribilis and is only thinking about 2017. Microsoft has decided to delay its Surface Pro 5 from late 2016 to 2017 possibly so that it is not cursed.