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Of course Microsoft is working on its own version of the Chromebook

 Windows Central has gotten its hands on an internal document highlighting the hardware performance of Windows 10 Cloud, a rumored operating system spinoff expected to be unveiled at next month’s big education event in New York. Predictably, the slide puts the OS head to head with Google Chromebooks. The category is a no-brainer for Microsoft as the company struggles to gain a foothold in… Read More
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Microsoft has a plan to beat Chromebooks at their own game

Microsoft is holding an education-focused event on May 2nd, and speculation has indicated that we might see Windows 10 Cloud for the first time. The software is pegged as a low-resource platform that could compete with Google's Chrome OS, which has b...
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Bill Gates has some surprising technology restrictions for his kids

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Take a moment to imagine the childhood lives of Bill Gates' three kids. You're picturing joyful children leaping and lounging upon heaps of all the coolest and newest tech, right? Shockingly, you're wrong.

Bill Gates, technology giant and co-founder of Microsoft, had pretty surprising technology restrictions for his kids. Gates and his wife Melinda banned their three children from owning cell phones until they were age 14 - even though they argued all their friends had them. (Classic.)

Bill Gates smiling during a panel on Neglected Tropical Diseases.

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ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops will arrive this holiday

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ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops will arrive this holiday

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Windows 10’s biannual update schedule starts in September

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Windows 10’s biannual update schedule starts in September

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You can wake up Microsoft’s Surface Studio by talking to it

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Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise

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Completed wants to take on LinkedIn with a Yelp-style rating model

 If Black Mirror is anything to go by, rating everyone around you isn’t always a great idea, but Completed wants to make it easier to rate and rank the business professionals around you. It’s kind of like Yelp, but instead of rating companies, you’re rating the people within the businesses. The San Francisco-based company wants to use these ratings to shake up both hiring… Read More