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Microsoft pledges to clean up its Windows app store

With Windows 10 due out this summer, the software giant wants to get rid of the junk apps littering its Windows Store.

42 minutes ago from CNET

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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is coming to iPhone and Android

Microsoft has announced that it intends to bring Cortana to iOS and Android devices later this year. Up until now the digital assistant app has been restricted to Windows Phone devices, ...

Tue 26 May 15 from Gizmag

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Windows 10 may head to PC makers in July

So says Russian leaker Wzor. If that's the case, the consumer version will have to be finalized quickly to accord with Microsoft's promise of a summer release.

1 hours ago from CNET

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Sourceforge accused of hijacking GIMP photo editor, company claims project was abandoned

SourceForge has been accused of hijacking dormant projects, mirroring them, and then packaging the installers up with adware of dubious value -- the company claims the projects it "mirrors" ...

3 hours ago from Extremetech

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Microsoft Signs 20 Manufacturers To Ship Android Tablets Preloaded With Office

Expect to see a lot more of Microsoft Office, even if you prefer Android devices. Microsoft announced today that has struck deals with 20 OEMs to put Microsoft Office and Skype on Android tablets. ...

Wed 27 May 15 from HotHardware

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'Batman: Arkham Knight' is a fun distraction, but it's not Batman

Neon green and red lights flash as Batman maneuvers the Batmobile through loop de loops in a gaudy underground racetrack. On the streets of Gotham, giant, bulbous tanks strafe around each other ...

3 hours ago from Engadget

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt review: Hunting fiends for fun and forever

This absolutely massive, open-world RPG rewards your time investment.

2 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Nintendo's first true online shooter—Splatoon—is a hot, painted mess

Review: Nice twists on team-shooter format, but Nintendo slips on a few online puddles.

Wed 27 May 15 from Arstechnica

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Why the Mad Max video game is missing the movie's badass female fighters

September game lacks ties to Fury Road, particularly car-driving, gun-toting women.

24 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Capcom pulls bug-ridden PS4 Ultra Street Fighter IV from tournament

Animation lag, audio bugs, invisible sonic booms, and more havoc-causing issues.

1 hours ago from Arstechnica

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