Microsoft News

A lot can happen in a week. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Between Windows news, hardware and software developments and Microsoft's fast-paced movements throughout the technology landscape, it's never easy to keep your hand on the pulse of technology. Not to mention everything that's going on right here at Windows Central!

Every week we're going to compile the biggest stories into one post, so you never fall behind – In Case You Missed It (ICYMI).

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Microsoft are one of the most prolific patent holders in the US. The Redmond firm are well and truly raking it in from licenses relating to the Android OS, and are not shy to slap a patent on just about anything, from augmented reality bananas to emotion sensing smart bras.

Many of these inventions may never see the light of day and are simply intended to fend off rivals, but these latest patents when combined with recent comments from Lumia marketing VP Tuula Rytilä create an intriguing possibility.

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Back in September, 2014, Microsoft officially announced that their flagship Microsoft Store was finally heading to New York City. The location is to at 677 Fifth Avenue (Bing Maps) and is considered to be prime real estate in the city.

As expected, the site of Microsoft's soon-to-be-store is literally down the street – a six-minute walk – from the iconic glass cubed Apple Store.

The big question though for many is when will the store open up. No firm date is yet known, however, Microsoft is now listing the Store on its website as "coming soon".

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In an expected move, Microsoft will look to drop the Internet Explorer brand altogether for Project Spartan. The new Windows 10 browser will sport a new name, according to Microsoft marketing chief Chris Capossela during the company's Convergence event. Internet Explorer itself isn't going away anytime soon, but the successor will start with a clean slate.

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