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Microsoft developing Cortana app for iOS, Android

The versions for iOS and Android won't have all the functionality of the Cortana app for Windows

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7 things we’re looking for at Google I/O 2015

Here's a look ahead to next week’s Big Google Thing in San Francisco

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

Cloud storage service offers new features for designers while promising better image handling

Tweets now appear in Google search results

Actual tweets, including photos contained in them, will appear on mobile devices depending on the search

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OpenStack simplifies setup with Community App Catalog

OpenStack's latest move to broaden its reach is an open catalog of apps and infrastructure, for newbies and experts alike

URL-spoofing bug in Safari could enable phishing attacks

Researcher develops code that can trick Safari into showing a different URL in its address bar than the one currently loaded

Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies

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For remote collaboration, Google Apps still can't be beat

Successful team meetings require input from everyone. When you can't be in the same room, Google Hangouts and Google Drawings offer an effective virtual alternative

Bing joins Google in favoring mobile-friendly sites

The changes will prioritize mobile-optimized sites in Bing's search results

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Upgrade or die: The second life of useless apps

Before you download yet another app, ask yourself two questions: Do you really need it? And do you have any idea how much of a pain it will be?

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Apple Watch on the road: The good, the bad, the odd

What works -- and what doesn't -- on the Apple Watch for road warriors

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Bots now outnumber humans on the Web

Bot traffic has surpassed humans this year, now accounting for 59 percent of all site visits, according to a report released today

Google tightens restrictions on Chrome extensions

Most extensions for Windows and Mac will have to be installed from Google's Web Store

Free tool reveals mobile apps sending unencrypted data

Datapp is designed to help users see what mobile data isn't protected

Microsoft Office 2016 to feature co-editing

Two or more people will be able to work on a single Word document simultaneously and see changes in real time

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The truth about Macs in the enterprise

Security, manageability, and lower TCO are why Macs should comprise 10 to 25 percent of your work PCs

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Pssst! Office 365 customers pay Microsoft up to 80% more over long haul

When Microsoft turns a customer into a subscriber, it gets 1.2 to 1.8 times the revenue compared to old-school licensing

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Microsoft Azure Stack: It's all about the apps

Azure Stack has a specific, focused mission for enterprises: To manage and run applications at scale

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