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Microsoft launches Xbox Store Countdown Sale

The Xbox Store Countdown sale will offer users with hundreds of games and apps at discounted prices over the course of the next 17 days (via Major Nelson). The initial week of deals on games and apps will commence today and will go on until December 28th. Continue reading Microsoft launches Xbox Store Countdown Sale

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Windows 10 Preview Build 10532 Microsoft Edge changelog and Issues.

The new preview build also includes a new version of Edge with a number of features that are being made available to Windows Insiders before they are released to all Windows 10 users:

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Windows 10 Preview Build 10532 Change Log and Issues Still Present.

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview building to the Fast ring today: Build 10532. As always, there are bug fixes and improvements in this build over 10525, but also some new features as mentioned below:-

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10532 Now Available.

Microsoft has released a preview version of Windows 10, with the build number 10532 , to members of the Windows Insider Program who have signed up to get updates in the Fast ring.

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Windows 10 by 10 series for developers continues.

Last week Microsoft kicked off their Windows 10 by 10 series for developers by focusing on how to engage customers through the Windows Store. Now in week two, the Windows Apps Team is detailing how developers can engage customers through Lives Tiles and toast notifications in Windows 10.

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Microsoft Bing Update On Andriod Brings Bing Snapshot.

To give developers and consumers the chance to experience this capability Microsoft updated the Bing App on Android with snapshots from the knowledge and action graph available on tap.

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Microsoft Bing announces availability of the knowledge and action graph API for developers.

Bing is Microsoft’s search engine offering, and Redmond is clear in its intentions: it wants to challenge Google at its own game.

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Surface Pro 4 Might Unveil In October At Grand Event.

Earlier Microsoft was planning to launch the Surface Pro 4 in October of this year, having a similar form factor as the Surface Pro 3 but with updated specs (like the Intel Skylake processor and Windows 10).

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Cortana Will Wake Up PC’s From Standby.

With Windows 10, Microsoft shipped a new personal digital assistant named Cortana and with help from Intel’s Smart Sound technology, she will be getting a new feature: the ability to turn on your PC. A demo, which you can see below, was shown off at Intel’s Developer Forum that is taking place this week in San Francisco.

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Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 Whats New.

Microsoft has detailed some of the key changes that the new preview release will bring. This isn’t an exhaustive list, but rather a selection of the changes “most likely to have the greatest impact as you work with this release”:

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Windows 10 Preview Build 10525 Change Log and Issues Still Present.

The most exciting news in that Build 10525 is now available for Windows Insiders in the Fast ring – Build 10525.

This is the first Build to come after the public release of the Windows 10 worldwide.

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10525 Now Available For Fast Ring Insiders.

Microsoft has released a preview version of Windows 10, with the build number 10525, to members of the Windows Insider Program. It’s the first such build to be released for members of the Windows Insider program since Windows 10 officially launched.

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IFA 2015 Will Not Have the Fragrance of New Windows 10 Mobile Flagship

Microsoft has scheduled an event on September 4th at IFA 2015 in Berlin titled “Windows 10 Lights up New Devices”. Microsoft has officially released Windows 10 operating system for desktops, and this also means that we’ll see a bunch of new devices shipping with the new operating system.

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Xbox App For Windows 10 gets 1080p Streamingand more in August update.

Microsoft quietly added official support for streaming Xbox One games to Windows 10 in 1080p and 60 FPS earlier today.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Can Stop You From Running Pirated Games

Microsoft has updated its Services Agreement, which might negatively affect some users of the company’s software. The change in the Agreement pertains mainly to the “Services or Software” section, which now explicitly states that the company has the authority to automatically check your software and accordingly update it, sometimes even to prevent you from playing “counterfeit games”.

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Windows Server 2016 TP3 Build 10514 Leaked Scrrenshots

Ahead of a new public preview for Windows Server 2016, which is expected sometime next week, screenshots have leaked of build 10514. Wzor posted a series of screenshots detailing the install of Technical Preview 3 on his website earlier today.

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Windows 10 Mobile preview build 10512 Known Issues

While Microsoft has made many improvements with this new Windows 10 Mobile preview build 10512, there are still quite a few known issues with this version of the mobile OS.

Here’s the list, as posted by Microsoft’s Windows Insider head Gabriel Aul:

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