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Obama to meet with tech CEOs on NSA, HealthCare.gov issues

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US President will seek advice from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce
17 Dec 2013

Microsoft considers making Windows Phone and Windows RT licence free

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Will Microsoft make Windows Phone and RT free to device makers?
11 Dec 2013

EU rejects Cisco challenge to Microsoft's Skype acquisition

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The merger does not restrict competition either on the consumer video communications market or on the business video communications market, say judges
11 Dec 2013

Top 10 devices stories of 2013

The most memorable device-related stories of the past 12 months
11 Dec 2013

Post-NSA governments need to regain citizens' trust - Microsoft VP Nadella

Microsoft's cloud and enterprise head Satya Nadella says people won't use tech if they fear repercussions
11 Dec 2013

Encrypting data will not stop government snooping

Tech companies are looking to encryption to protect their data from the NSA – but the truth is, if the government wants, the government gets. Danny Palmer explores the issues
10 Dec 2013

Eight tech firms call for changes to US government surveillance

The likes of Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook all involved in 'Reform Government Surveillance' alliance
09 Dec 2013

Microsoft, FBI and Europol deal blow to ZeroAccess botnet

Microsoft works with the authorities to disrupt cyber criminals committing fraud
06 Dec 2013

Gates and Zuckerberg pour $9m into US school broadband scheme

Cash will assist in speed-testing for school internet nationwide
06 Dec 2013

Microsoft to open up code to customers in a bid to repair damage of NSA revelations

'Enhanced transparency' of code part of a series of measures to repair damage wrought by NSA revelations
05 Dec 2013

Microsoft invests €170m in Dublin data centre expansion

Expansion to be completed by spring 2014, with 20 data centre roles created as a result
04 Dec 2013

Microsoft-Nokia deal approved by US Department of Justice

Acquisition of mobile phone manufacturer moves one step closer to completion
03 Dec 2013

Addison Lee selects jetNEXUS in drive towards Microsoft Exchange 2010

Existing partnership proved key in decision to go with ALB-X solution
03 Dec 2013

St. Edmund's College picks VMware over Microsoft and Citrix because of 'better functionality'

Hertfordshire-based school anticipates £63,000 of savings from virtualisation project
02 Dec 2013

TfL sees 500 per cent rise in employees tapping into BYOD scheme

Apple's iOS devices are most popular, Samsung is second most popular brand
28 Nov 2013

Microsoft to ramp up encryption to combat NSA surveillance

Microsoft executives meet this week to consider plans to protect customer data from the NSA
27 Nov 2013

Chop, chop: Windows RT to go as Microsoft exec says company has too many operating systems

Windows executive Julie Larson-Green admits: 'We don't need three operating systems'
26 Nov 2013

Sony wins the opening round of next-gen games console battle

Both Sony and Microsoft claim one million-plus sales – but Sony does so over fewer countries
25 Nov 2013

Bill Gates on 'complex role' awaiting next Microsoft CEO

Microsoft chairman uses shareholder meeting to outline what company wants from new CEO, and thanks Ballmer
20 Nov 2013

Nokia gets shareholder approval for Microsoft deal

99.5 per cent of Nokia's 3,900 investors approve $7.2bn deal at shareholders meeting
20 Nov 2013

Exclusive: Universal Credit programme is one of many DWP failures on the horizon, warns former employee

Ex-consultant says that projects have been plagued by Department for Work & Pensions lack of planning
14 Nov 2013

Microsoft, Google and Facebook offer bigger bounties for bug hunters

Computer giants team up to offer bigger rewards under the HackerOne bug bounty project
07 Nov 2013

Microsoft's $2bn a year from Android patent licensing disguises big losses in Xbox, Skype and mobile – analyst

“Pure profit” from Android patent licensing covering up moribund Entertainment and Devices group, claims Nomura analyst
06 Nov 2013

Microsoft: Stephen Elop and Ford CEO Alan Mulally line up to replace Ballmer

Shortlist for Microsoft's next CEO whittled down to five – including Elop and Mulally
06 Nov 2013