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There are lot of funny responses from Cortana digital assistant in Windows Phone 8.1. One of the highlight is its ability to answer questions about Clippy. When asked whether it knows Clippy, it says they are Facebook friends. When asked about Steve Ballmer, it shows ‘Developers, Developers…’, when asked about Bill Gates, it replied that it could not imagine a world without him. Find few…

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It seems the odds a favouring Stephen Elop to become the new CEO of Microsoft, at least if you ask punters in the UK. Betting shop Ladbrooks is taking odds on the leadership contest, which will see some-one take over the reins of the company in a year’s time, when Steven Ballmer retires. The ex-Microsoft executive has also been put…

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In an internal memo to staff Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire within 12 months. He writes: I am writing to let you know that I will retire as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months, after a successor is chosen. There is never a perfect time for this type of transition, but now is the…

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Our sister site Microsoft-news has been reporting on a re-organization plan under way at Microsoft.  A new report out this morning suggests the Windows & Windows Phone may be combined headed up jointly by current Windows Phone Chief Terry Myerson and current Windows chief Julie-Larson Green. One idea under consideration by Ballmer would create four divisions: an enterprise business led by Nadella; a…

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In a recent Annual Share holder Meeting  Steve Ballmer appeared to admit Windows 8 will be coming to Windows Phone, but in the end it all comes down to the placement of the full stop. According to Business Insider Steve Ballmer responds to the question if we are in a post-PC era: We are in the Windows era. We were,…

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Apologies for the low volume. Microsoft has been speaking at the Japanese Microsoft Developer Forum 2011 and amongst the wide range of topics he covered he also spoke about the next version of Windows Phone 7. He revealed that “Mango” will have 500 new features, and promise that handsets running the updated OS will be coming to Japan later this…

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