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What's next for Windows 10 Mobile and existing Windows phones

Windows 10 Mobile, feature2, and what the future holds for existing devices. Here's everything you need to know.

Microsoft-built chatbot aims to shame online Johns trolling for sex

Microsoft has a "unique" history with chatbots. The latest such 'bot built by Microsoft staffers hides behind fake online ads for sex and then calls out and scolds offending parties.

Microsoft might be working on a 'Touch Cover' for the iPad

New documents appear reveal the existence of an "iPad Touch Cover" from Microsoft.

Casey Hudson has left Microsoft's efforts with Windows Mixed Reality and returned to BioWare

HoloLens Creative Director Casey Hudson has quit Microsoft and returned to become BioWare's general manager after three years at Redmond. Will this put a wrench in the works of Microsoft's Mixed Reality aspirations?

New Skype for Windows 10 update brings tweaked UI for PC and Mobile

Microsoft is rolling out a new Skype for Windows 10 update that brings a slightly tweaked UI design in preparation of the new Skype design refresh.

The Adventures of Ninja Cat continue with new 'Beyond' theme for Windows 10

A new theme for Windows 10 featuring everyone's favorite Ninja Cat is here! Go "Beyond" with this new eleven-image theme pack!

Microsoft's Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID now available for $129.99

Microsoft's new Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID for Windows Hello is now available for purchase for $129.99!

Microsoft was officially incorporated on June 25, 1981

Microsoft officially incorporated as a legal business entity almost exactly 36 years ago today, on June 25, 1981. What does that mean? Keep reading.

HP, Lenovo and ASUS aim to release first Snapdragon 835 Windows 10 PCs

New cellular PCs from HP, ASUS, and Lenovo based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset are expected later this year. Here is why the news is a big deal for Microsoft's vision of Windows 10.

Microsoft Beam is now 'Mixer,' new video co-stream features coming soon

It has been almost a year since video-stream platform joined Microsoft, but the fledgling Twitch competitor is about to undergo a major transformation.

Intel drops Thunderbolt 3 royalty, adds CPU integration and works closely with Microsoft

The potential for USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 becoming more widely available just got a big push today. Intel announced sweeping changes that may affect the future of Microsoft's Surface.

Microsoft Rewards is coming to users in the United Kingdom

Microsoft Rewards is now rolling out to users who reside in the United Kingdom, allowing more to earn points and prizes!

Microsoft shows off Fluent Design coming to Edge with the Fall Creators Update

Microsoft Edge is to receive some awesome Fluent Design improvements with Redstone 3, and here's an early look at what they've got planned.

Microsoft Build 2017 day-two live blog

Hit our live blog page for up-to-the-second coverage of Microsoft Build 2017, where we'll tackle the day-two keynote address at Microsoft's annual developer conference in Seattle.

Microsoft says there are now 500 million Windows 10 devices worldwide

Microsoft adds 100 million new installs of Windows 10 since September, bringing the total install count to 500 million.

Where and when to watch Microsoft's #Build2017 day one keynote

On May 10, Microsoft will take the stage at its 2017 Build developer conference for three hours to tell developers what the company has planned for the future. Here's everything you need to know to stay on top of all the action.

#MicrosoftEvent announced for May 23 in Shanghai, new hardware expected

As if the May 2 education event and Build 2017 next week weren't enough Microsoft just announced another event, this time taking place on May 23 in Shanghai, China.

News of the event went out to media at 9 pm ET tonight. An event page is already set up to follow news on the announcement.

Read our #MicrosoftEDU Live Blog for a look back at today's action

Join in on our official live blog for the Microsoft #MICROSOFTEDU even for May 2, 2017. We also have a community based chat so everyone can join in and share their thoughts!

Where and when to watch the #MicrosoftEDU event on Tuesday, May 2

Learn what time, where to watch, get our live blog info, and more for the May 2 Microsoft EDU event in New York City!

A brief history of Cortana, Microsoft's trusty digital assistant

We take a look at the past, present, and future of Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant.