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Federal Court Rules Against Microsoft In The Case Over Accessing Customer Email Stored Outside The US

Microsoft and the tech industry in general had a bad day in the US court as a federal judge ruled Thursday that Microsoft must hand over e-mails stored on an overseas server to US authorities. Following a two-hour court hearing in New York, U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska said the warrant lawfully required the company to hand over any data it controlled,……

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This Week’s Deals With Gold Includes Battlefield 4 Add-ons For Xbox One And More

Microsoft yesterday revealed this month’s free games as part of the Games with Gold program. Today, they revealed the game content that will be on discounts as part of “Deals with Gold” program. These games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store are valid now through 4 August 2014. Xbox One: Content Title Content Type Discount % Battlefield 4 Premium Add-on 33% Battlefield 4 China Rising Add-on 33% Battlefield 4 Second Assault……

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Microsoft Updates Office For iPad With Presenter View, Pivot Table Interaction, Export To PDF And Many Other Features

Microsoft released Office for iPad four months back and since then over 35 million users have downloaded it from App Store. Today, Microsoft has announced the next wave of updates to Office for iPad. It includes some of the popular features like Presenter View, Pivot Table interaction, Export to PDF and more. PowerPoint: With this release, you can enable Presenter View when projecting to another screen, so that you can see your notes,……..

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Microsoft Announces ‘Halo Limited Edition: The Master Chief’ Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500

Microsoft today announced a new limited edition Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 featuring the iconic Master Chief from Microsoft’s popular Halo franchise. For the Halo fanatic. Zoom your way around Windows with this Halo inspired mouse, and show off your fandom with a Master Chief inspired Limited Edition. Gear up for battle with a Halo Limited Edition Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500. For the Halo fanatic. Zoom your way around Windows with this Halo inspired mouse,….

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‘Titanfall: Frontier’s Edge’ DLC Is Now Available For Xbox One And PC, Watch The Gameplay Trailer Now

Titanfall: Frontier’s Edge DLC is now available for the Xbox One and PC on July 31st and for Xbox 360 soon. Watch the game play trailer above. The battle for the Frontier continues with Frontier’s Edge – the second DLC map pack for Titanfall. In desperate need of raw materials to support Titan production at their newly established base of operations, IMC forces begin probing attacks at the edge of the Frontier, striking at smaller, lightly defended settlements. Featuring three all new maps…..

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Microsoft Updates Skype For Nokia X Devices With Significant Battery And Call Quality Improvements

Back in February when Nokia X devices were first announced for first time, Microsoft Skype team announced a modified version of Skype for Android that will run on Nokia X devices. It provided all the basic Skype features you can expect from a Skype mobile client. Always be reachable: You can feel confident to leave Skype running in the background as we’ve designed…..

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Download Now: Google Releases Chrome 64-bit Beta Channel For Windows

Last month, Google released 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows for the first time. The two brand new 64-bit Dev and Canary channels for Windows 7 and 8 users, giving a faster and more secure browsing experience. It includes several improvements in speed, security and stability: Speed: 64-bit allows us to take advantage of the latest processor and compiler optimizations…..

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Full Episodes Of Syfy Shows And Sharknado Now Available On Xbox One

Microsoft today announced that Syfy Now for Xbox One is now available for Xbox Live members in the U.S. This TV Everywhere app is loaded with content from all your favorite Syfy shows, and by using your cable or satellite subscriber credentials, you can watch full episodes of most shows for free the day after they air. That means you can see episodes of current shows like…..

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Xbox Exclusive Every Street United App Is Now Available In Windows Store

Microsoft has released the official Every Street United app in Windows Store for Windows RT/Windows 8.1 devices. You can enjoy all the videos in the series using this app. There are only two episodes left! Last Sunday on “Every Street United,” the players met their competitors in Rio and learned that the winning team from the 4v4 game will get to try out for a professional contract with the Seattle Sounders FC. This Sunday, Thierry and Edgar choose the……

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Survey Reveals Over Half Of Organizations Are Still Running Windows XP

Adaptiva, a leading, global provider of add-ons for Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) conducted a survey with over 100 attendees at Microsoft TechEd North America 2014 conference. The survey revealed that 53% of organizations are still running the decade old Windows XP OS. Over 25% of them are concerned about security while 15%…….

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Surface Pro 3 Intel Core i7 And Intel Core i3 SKUs Shipping Begins Today

As announced earlier, Microsoft has started shipping Intel Core i7 and Intel Core i3 based Surface Pro 3 to pre-ordered customers. Last month, Microsoft started selling Intel Core i5 based version alone and Microsoft announced during their earnings call that Surface Pro 3 is selling well. Making all SKUs available will further improve the sales of Surface Pro 3 units………

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Deal: Get Up To 50% Off On Select Transcend Memory Cards, USB Drives, External Hard Drives, And SSDs

Few days back, we reported about the deal at Amazon which allowed you to get select PNY and SanDisk memory products at deep discounts. Today, you can save up to 50% on select Transcend flash memory cards, USB flash drives, external hard drives, and SSDs. This one-day offer is valid on July 31, 2014, or while supplies last. Discount is already included in the current….

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‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Pro Edition’ For Xbox One Now Available For Pre-order

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Pro Edition is now available for pre-order from Xbox One. This special edition will include The Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Season Pass, Atlas Gorge Bonus Multiplayer Map, Atlas Digital Content Pack, collectible steelBook and official Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Soundtrack. Product Description: Atlas Gorge Bonus Multiplayer Map: Atlas Gorge re-envisions the fan-favorite Call of Duty 4: Modern……

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