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Microsoft courts app makers with dive into Windows 10

Microsoft made a new pitch to app makers, promising an audience of more than a billion people if they develop services for the upcoming Windows 10 operating system.

Microsoft courts app makers with dive into Windows 10
Microsoft chief angers women over 'karma' pay comment
Microsoft chief angers women over 'karma' pay comment

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella triggered uproar after suggesting working women should trust "karma" when it comes to securing pay raises.

Microsoft chief angers women over 'karma' pay comment
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Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple

Google said it would beef up encryption of its mobile operating system, so that it would not hold "keys" to devices even if it is served with a warrant.

Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple
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Microsoft to spotlight new Windows software September 30

Microsoft sent out invitations to a September 30 event at which it is expected to provide a glimpse at the next version of its Windows operating system.

Microsoft to spotlight new Windows software September 30
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Apple iPhone 'threat to national security': Chinese media

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has accused US technology giant Apple of threatening national security through its iPhone's ability to track and time-stamp a user's location.

Apple iPhone 'threat to national security': Chinese media
New Apple software brings Macs and iPhones closer
New Apple software brings Macs and iPhones closer

Apple on Monday unveiled new operating software it hopes will create a seamless experience for users flitting between its coveted mobile devices and popular Macintosh computers.

New Apple software brings Macs and iPhones closer
Microsoft to press China after Windows 8 ban
Microsoft to press China after Windows 8 ban

Microsoft said Tuesday it would maintain efforts to gain approval in China for its Windows 8 operating system after a ban announced by Beijing.

Microsoft to press China after Windows 8 ban
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Appeal court revives Oracle-Google copyright battle

An appeals court on Friday breathed new life into Oracle's big-money lawsuit against Google by ruling that software commands can be copyrighted just like classic books.

Appeal court revives Oracle-Google copyright battle
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Firefox aims to power $25 smartphone

Firefox OS, an upstart smartphone operating system aimed a challenging the Apple and Google duopoly, will power a new category of $25 smartphones for developing countries.

Firefox aims to power $25 smartphone
Microsoft woos developers with 're-blended' Windows
Microsoft woos developers with 're-blended' Windows

Microsoft on Wednesday courted application makers with a "re-blended" version of the overhauled Windows 8 operating system released late last year.

Microsoft woos developers with 're-blended' Windows
Cherished 'Start' button returning to Windows software
Cherished 'Start' button returning to Windows software

Microsoft unveiled an update to its latest Windows operating system Thursday that included a return of a "Start" button that had been missed by longtime users of the computer software.

Cherished 'Start' button returning to Windows software
Firefox smartphone system challenges Android, iOS
Firefox smartphone system challenges Android, iOS

Mozilla Foundation announced Sunday it will launch in mid 2013 its widely anticipated Firefox operating system for smartphones in a direct challenge to the duopoly of Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

Firefox smartphone system challenges Android, iOS
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Russia unveils own 'almost Android' system

It seems that Russia's defence ministry has little faith in Google's operating systems: it has just unveiled its own encrypted version that has the remarkably familiar feel of an Android.

Russia unveils own 'almost Android' system

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