Trust US, social media corporations say
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Opinion Well, let’s take that with a pinch of salt

The leading social media companies in the world - all American mega corporations - have pledged to suppress so-called “fake news” and replace the stories with “geek news”.

Munich has putsch against Linux
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Bring back Windows 10

Once the open sauce poster-boy Munich city council's administrative and personnel committee has decided to purge Linux from its desk-top and invite Windows 10 to return by 2020.

Linux desktop has not jumped in popularity
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Rumours of its popularity greatly exaggerated

Linux fanboys were dancing in the streets when NetMarketShare's desktop operating system analysis, which showed Linux leaping from 2.5 percent in July, to almost five percent in September.

Microsoft denies its Surface is unreliable
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Works fine when you give it a push

Microsoft has denied its Surface range is as unreliable as a Reliant Robin and said that fewer than one in 100,000 have been borked.

Microsoft officially unveils Surface Pro with LTE
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Coming in December and starting at US $1,149

Just as expected, Microsoft has now officially unveiled its new Surface Pro with LTE Advanced at an event in London, packing Qualcomm's Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, Intel Core i5 chip and 12.3-inch 3:2 PixelSense screen.

Microsoft presentation gives up on Edge
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Installs Chrome instead


A Microsoft engineer carrying out a demo before assorted hacks had to abandon his Edge browser and install Chrome after his Vole-approved default browser froze.

Microsoft sued for discriminating against women
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This is fast getting out of control

The outfit whose CEO once said women could obtain good karma for taking lower salaries than men is being sued in a court case which is getting bigger by the day.

Microsoft working on Apple’s next “breakthrough”
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Foldable notebook pen and digital-ink functionality

Software king of the world, Microsoft, is working on a foldable device with an emphasis on pen and digital-ink functionality that runs Windows 10.

Cloud boom helps big tech bottom line
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Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Intel cash in

Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Intel are making a killing from the Cloud.

Microsoft kills off Kinect
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End of an error

The software king of the world Microsoft has given up on its depth camera and voice recognition microphone.