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Microsoft's ‘Cortana’ virtual assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 OS

Microsoft's ‘Cortana’ virtual assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 OS

Microsoft is set to pose substantial competition for Apple iPhone's Siri personal assistant with its brand new virtual personality - 'Cortana' - for its Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system.

Nokia, Microsoft deal likely to be finalized by April 25

Nokia, Microsoft deal likely to be finalized by April 25

In a Monday statement, Finnish firm Nokia said that the 5.4 billion euro ($7.5 billion) sale of its handset business to US software giant Microsoft will likely be finalized on Friday, April 25, 2014. Nokia said that the deal has received all the requisite approvals of the regulators.

NPD: Xbox One and PS4 sales have surpassed 5 million and 7 million units respectively

NPD: Xbox One and PS4 sales have surpassed 5 million and 7 million units respect

According to a March sales report released by the NPD Group, the total sales of Microsoft's next-generation gaming console - the Xbox One - has surpassed 5 million units. The sales of the Xbox One in March touched 311,000 units, marking an increase over the figure of 258,000 units sold in February.

Microsoft launches All-in-One Media Keyboard

Microsoft launches All-in-One Media Keyboard

Microsoft recently unveiled its new All-in-One Media Keyboard - the company's latest peripheral product which will essentially enable users to control just about any device, including Android-based tablets and smart TVs.

Microsoft reveals story behind iconic ‘Bliss’ image of Windows XP

Microsoft reveals story behind iconic ‘Bliss’ image of Windows XP

Software giant Microsoft has recently revealed that story behind the iconic wallpaper of its Windows XP operating system which the company retired on April 8, 2014. The wallpaper marked the default background image on the desktop of Microsoft Windows XP.

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