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Microsoft Windows 10 Users: Get Ready for Another Update

Just when you thought you were in the clear for updating to Windows 10, Microsoft is back with another gift. When launching Windows 10 as a free upgrade last year, the software maker began an ambitious push to upgrade Windows 7 and 8.1 users with the goal of getting 1 billion devices refreshed in the coming years. One year later,…

Microsoft to Buy Networking Site LinkedIn for $26.2B

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. LinkedIn, based in Mountain View, California, has more than 430 million members. Users can network with professionals, upload their resumes and search for jobs on the site. Microsoft Corp. says it is paying $196 for each share of LinkedIn Corp., a 50…

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer goes into retirement

(ABC News) — Internet Explorer is dead as we know it. The ubiquitous browser, which made its debut two decades ago, has been officially put out to pasture to make way for its younger, sexier relative, Microsoft Edge, the star of Windows 10. Beginning today, Microsoft will no longer support Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10, marking the end of an…