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Windows 8: Microsoft Will Get There in the End

With the dust settling over Windows 8′s grand launch, t’s worth asking: has it worked? Will the new OS crack the IT market, in Asia and elsewhere?

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Will Apple’s iPad Mini Steal Microsoft Surface’s Thunder?

Will Apple’s latest iPad offerings overshadow the Microsoft Surface, or has Apple lost its innovative touch?

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Microsoft to Add Staff, R&D in China in Push for Mobile Dominance

Microsoft to hire more than 1,000 new employees in China & boost R&D spending by 15% in an effort to catch up with Apple & Google in the mobile Internet market.

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Windows 8: Fluidity & An Uncompromising User Experience

Microsoft is pulling out all the stops with Windows 8. For the tech giant, it’s not just another operating system, it’s a complete shift in direction.

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Microsoft Office 2013 Installed Previewed, Loved

Beyond the obvious Metro-fied UI which left me slightly petrified for like a few minutes, Microsoft Office 2013 grows on you.

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Does Microsoft Need a Facelift? 21-Year Old Designer Thinks So

Does Microsoft need a radical branding? With Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Surface, Microsoft might want to shun its old image to appeal to a broader audience.

Google's Cheryl Pon shows off the new Google Nexus 7 tablet at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The Nexus 7 will ship in mid-July starting at $199 — the same price as the Kindle Fire. By contrast, iPads start at $499. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Google Nexus 7 Launched as Entry-Level Android Tablet

Google’s seven-inch Nexus 7 Android tablet targets the entry-level market, and will compete directly against the Amazon Kindle Fire and other sub-$200 devices.

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Windows 8 Provides Better Malware Security

Microsoft’s Windows 8 looks promising in its security feature review by software security expert Chris Valasek.

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Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Announced

Windows Phone 8 shares much of its code with Microsoft Windows 8, making it easier for developers to write programs for different types of devices.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer reveals Surface, a new family of PCs, for Windows, Monday, June 18, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Rene Macura/AP Images for Microsoft)

Does Microsoft Have an Exit Strategy for Surface?

Will Microsoft stay in the tablet computer long-term, or is the Surface just meant to generate enough interest for Windows 8 tablets for its hardware partners?

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