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The Wiser daily Microsoft Corp news email is read by those with an interest in product developments from Microsoft, as well as those looking to stay up-to-date on the performance of the company. It is a significant company in the technology sector. It primarily develops software products and services but there are other branches of the business, too. This includes hardware like the Xbox and Windows mobile phones, and advertising products. With revenues of over $86 billion (in 2014) it has been the world's largest software company for many years. It was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates - who is now one of the world's richest men - and Paul Allen. Gates ran the company for decades, but the current CEO is Satya Nadella. New developments coming from the company include Windows 10, the latest version of its operating system that is due for release in 2015, and a hologram device. It also continues to compete for market share in mobile devices and cloud computing. The best way to get information from the most respected sources on the internet on Microsoft Corp news is to get the daily digest from Wiser. It is free so sign up today.

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CNBC • Anita Balakrishnan
Windows 10 search could soon look just like macOS’
Ars Technica • Peter Bright
YouTube is back on the Echo Show, in a browser, with ads (and Bing) in tow
Android Central • Phil Nickinson
HQ Trivia: How the Buzzy Live Quiz-Show App Plans to Make Money
Variety • Todd Spangler
Save $100 on Lenovo's Explorer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at Microsoft
Windows Central • Dan Thorp-Lancaster
How (and why) one Windows Mixed Reality hater became a believer
Windows Central • Jez Corden
Minecraft gets immersive with Windows Mixed Reality, Mixer integration
Windows Central • Dan Thorp-Lancaster
Genedrive, Partners Win £600K Grant to Develop Plasma Separation Device
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Bloomberg Investors can’t brush off Tencent Holding Ltd. because its shares trade on the Pink sheets market. The Hong Kong-based messaging and gaming giant has climbed fast up the market-capitalization ladder to pass Facebook Inc., and is now closing in on Amazon.com...
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How to use Windows 10 Quick Assist to remotely troubleshoot PC problems
Windows CentralCale Hunt
You can use Quick Assist in Windows 10 to remotely help someone with a PC problem. Have you ever had a friend or family member ask you for help setting something up on their PC? Maybe they asked you why it's not...
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The advertising-based internet is destroying society, tech pioneer says
CNBCAnita Balakrishnan
Breaking up technology companies is unlikely to stamp out the unintended dark side of social media — but disrupting the business model might help, according to technology pioneer Jaron Lanier. "Because of the nature of interactive digital technology, especially on smartphones, advertising...
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Windows 10 search could soon look just like macOS’
Ars TechnicaPeter Bright
Press clover-space on a Mac (aka apple-space or command-space to Apple users) and you get a search box slap bang in the middle of the screen; type things into it and it'll show you all the things it can find that match....
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YouTube is back on the Echo Show, in a browser, with ads (and Bing) in tow
Android CentralPhil Nickinson
The best reason to buy an Echo Show is back, even if it's not quite as good as it was originally. Our long national nightmare is over. The Amazon Echo Show — Amazon's $229 Alexa-powered Echo with a touchscreen — can watch...
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HQ Trivia: How the Buzzy Live Quiz-Show App Plans to Make Money
VarietyTodd Spangler
One sure-fire way to draw a crowd? Dangle the chance to win instant cash. That’s the allure of HQ Trivia, a fast-paced, TV-style live game show app that lets anyone play for free — and if they answer all 12 multiple-choice questions...
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Save $100 on Lenovo's Explorer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at Microsoft
Windows CentralDan Thorp-Lancaster
Lenovo's Explorer Windows Mixed Reality headset is up for grabs at a decent discount for Microsoft's Black Friday sale. If you're looking for a cheaper way to hop on the Windows Mixed Reality train, Microsoft is offering a pretty solid Black Friday...
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How (and why) one Windows Mixed Reality hater became a believer
Windows CentralJez Corden
I was wrong about Windows Mixed Reality, and I apologize. For the people who follow my work and my social media posts, you might know me as someone who persistently hates on virtual reality (VR). Part of my skepticism has been driven...
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Minecraft gets immersive with Windows Mixed Reality, Mixer integration
Windows CentralDan Thorp-Lancaster
If you have a Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headset, Minecraft's latest update is a doozy. While you've already been able to play Minecraft in WMR, it's been a bit limited, allowing you only to play on a virtual big screen. That changes...
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Genedrive, Partners Win £600K Grant to Develop Plasma Separation Device
Genome WebDmacron
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genedrive announced today that it and two of its collaborators have been awarded a grant worth roughly £600,000 ($795,253) to develop a disposable centrifuge-free plasma separation consumable device. Registering provides access to this and other free content. Register...
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