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Microsoft mulled buying Nokia unit

Microsoft was in talks to boost its position in the mobile phone market by buying the devices business from Nokia but failed to seal a deal, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Jun 19, 2013
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Apple announces OS X Mavericks at WWDC

Apple is switching from its decade-long practice of naming its Mac operating system updates after big cats. Instead, it's paying homage to the geography of its home state.

Jun 10, 2013
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At a glance: Changes coming with Windows 8.1

Microsoft plans an update to its Windows 8 system to address some of the complaints and incorporate other feedback received since the radical makeover to the operating system came out in October.

Jun 05, 2013
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Windows 'Blue' set to preview June 26

The tweaked version of Microsoft's operating system nicknamed Windows Blue will be previewed on June 26 and will be a free update for users as Windows 8.1, the company said Tuesday. ...

May 14, 2013
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Android, Samsung extend smartphone lead

Google's Android mobile operating system grabbed three out of four smartphones sold in the world in the first quarter of 2013, extending its gains over Apple and its iPhone, a survey showed Tuesday.

May 14, 2013
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