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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) launches an ‘Internet of Things’ startup incubator in Redmond

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced that it is launching a new startup accelerator in Redmond, Washington that focuses on home automation and the “Internet of Things.” Microsoft is partnering with American Family Insurance on the accelerator.
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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) launches new cloud-based service called Azure Machine Learning

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has launched a new cloud-based service called Azure Machine Learning that enables companies to use data analysis for predicting behavior. The service allows users to build and test algorithms that can predict purchasing patterns and electricity usage. The work can be hosted on Microsoft Azure.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Chinese government reveals Android royalty patents

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a licensing agreement that covers over 70% of all Android devices sold in the U.S. The nature of the patents was unknown until now. To sign off on Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published a list of 310 patents that highlight the patents that Microsoft collects royalties through.

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Former Microsoft employee sentenced to prison for 3 months

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On Tuesday, the Federal District Court in Seattle sentenced former
Microsoft employee Alex Kibkalo with stealing and then leaking company secrets. He was charged to 3 months in prison, according to the court documents.
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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) resists government demand for customer data stored outside U.S.

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is pushing back against a U.S. government demand for a user’s e-mail that is stored on company computers outside of the country. Several tech companies have resisted government requests following after Edward Snowden leaked information about how the NSA can intercept Internet and telephone conversations from over a billion users from dozens of countries.

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Microsoft Xbox One selling in Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and Taiwan on Sept. 23

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will start selling in Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Taiwan from September 23. The Xbox One console and the Xbox One with the Kinect will be available. Each customer will receive a free Xbox One Wireless controller and a 14-day trial of the Xbox Live Gold subscription service.

Microsoft releases ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection,’ which brings all 4 Halo games to Xbox One

Microsoft and 343 Industries have released Halo: The Master Chief Collection today. The Master Chief Collection brings all four of the Halo games into a single disc for the Xbox One. The four games run at 1080p with dedicated servers. It also has the ability to earn up to 4,000 Xbox Gamerscore.
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Microsoft Xbox One without a Kinect launches for $399.99

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Microsoft is now selling a version of the Xbox One console without the Kinect. The new bundle is available for $399.99 from Microsoft’s website. By unbundling the Kinect from the Xbox, the console is now at the same price as the Sony PlayStation 4. The next-generation Kinect can track the player’s body, heart rate, facial expession, position, orientation of 25 individual joints, and voice commands. You can buy it from here.