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MSN Messenger to shut down after 15 years of service

Microsoft's previously hugely popular MSN Messenger, or Windows Live Messenger as it is now known, will be shelved in October bringing an end to the 15-year-old service.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from The Independent

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Game Of Thrones Video Game Teased Again

Late last year Telltale Games confirmed that it is working on an episodic video game adaptation of Game of Thrones, a popular TV series on HBO that is adapted from the A Song of Ice and ...

15 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

"Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory.

Sun 31 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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With Mac Chrome beta, Google emphasizes speed, simplicity

Google released its 64-bit Chrome Windows first, but it's moving Mac users to the new version faster. The promise: a memory, security, and performance boost.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from CNET

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Microsoft finally tries to de-crap the Windows Store

Company responds to growing complaints about misleading and deceptive apps.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Arstechnica

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You Can Now Record Xbox One Gameplay Clips With SmartGlass

Fair play to Microsoft, which has been constantly dropping updates for the Xbox One and its associated apps since launch. Today is the turn of the SmartGlass second screen app, which now allows ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Gizmodo

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Microsoft's OneDrive Android app merges personal, professional

Microsoft's updated OneDrive for Android cloud storage app adds support for OneDrive for Business.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from CNET

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Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U.S. prosecutors, but the software company ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Reuters Technology

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Rumor: GTA V release delayed until 2015 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC

It has been almost a year since Grand Theft Auto V launched on Xbox 360 and PS3. It was the right decision by Rockstar to target two established platforms rather than wait a […]

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Geek.com

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Windows 9 Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

Windows 8 has been limping through its existence for just about two years now , and despite the fact that its continual updates have improved it a fair bit , the numbers aren't encouraging. ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Gizmodo

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