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You've probably seen quite a few Microsoft-branded computer accessories over the years, but here are five things that you might have missed. They include: a Japan-exclusive Windows 7 Burger King Whopper, Windows Vista toilet paper, Windows soda, a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) t-shirt, and canned Windows 95. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny schol pictures and hilarious exam answers gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the fastest cook from Asia.

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Here's a first look at what the Windows 9 start menu will look like, courtesy of My Digital Life. Microsoft reported that the update would allow Modern apps to run within individual windows, and from the image above, you can see users will have the option to "minimize" the whole Modern experience. Continue reading for more.

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Bill Gates may be worth $78.6-billion, but his three children will only inherit $10-million each. Here's what Bill has to say: "They won't have anything like that. They need to have a sense that their own work is meaningful and important. You've got to make sure they have a sense of their own ability and what they're going to go and do." Continue reading for more interesting and geeky facts you won't believe are true.

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Microsoft hopes consumers will purchase the Surface Pro 3 instead of a laptop when it comes time for a replacement. Featuring a 12-inch ClearType Full HD display, 4th-generation Intel Core (i3 / i5 / i7) processor and up to 8 GB of RAM. The battery is rated for 9-hours, ensuring users have all the power, performance and mobility of a laptop in an incredibly lightweight, versatile form. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Will this be another case of "too little, too late"? Only time will tell, but for now Microsoft hopes takes to give Apple's Siri and Google Now some competition with Cortana. Wall Street Journal mentions that it adapts to "what you want with a quirky personality of her own," but will only focus on what matters. She'll be included in Windows Phone 8.1 as a beta feature later this summer, along with updates to some older Windows Phones. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Did you know that Microsoft lost between $100-$125 per original Xbox console sold? In the first four years of its release, Microsoft may have lost in the upwards of $4 billion. Fortunately, the company has always been willing to operate at a loss in order to establish itself in the gaming industry. Continue reading for more cool facts you never knew about.

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Just about everyone who follows Microsoft has seen the infamous Bill Gates mug shot, one in which the world's richest man was photographed by the Albuquerque, New Mexico police in 1977 after a traffic violation, but what about the 1978 Microsoft group photo above? Continue reading for more rarely seen historical photos that might surprise you.

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Did you know that Bill Gates sold his very first computer program at age 17, which was a time-tabling system for his high school, for $4,200? Or, the rumor that he once spent $421-million on a Microsoft project to protect the Windows market share against Linux? Those are just some of the interesting things you'll find after the jump.

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Gamers know Halo's "Cortana" as an artificial intelligence character who appears in holographic form, but on Windows Phones, she will take the form of a circular animated icon that moves while speaking or thinking. It can receive voice commands to call contacts, pull up apps and even search the Internet. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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MSN launched an instant messaging service in 1999 to compete with AOL Instant Messenger, which was originally known as 'MSN Messenger Service' and was later shortened to simply 'MSN Messenger'. Regardless, the term 'MSN' has come to be synonymous with the service in Internet slang. Here are a few messages that might make you nostalgic for the service. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a one-man band taking on some very famous songs.

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