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Mozilla rolls out dev-only 64-bit Firefox for Windows

Long-delayed, fully 64-bit Windows version of Firefox emerges via Mozilla's special Developer Edition channel

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Project Spartan leaked: Here's how Cortana will work in Microsoft's new browser

Leaked build of Microsoft's lightweight new browser showcases the Cortana virtual assistant

Mobile wallet space heats up as PayPal buys Paydiant

Paydiant technology is behind the mobile payment apps used by Subway and Capital One

IBM rolls out 3 new iOS apps for enterprises

The latest fruits of its partnership with Apple target finance, retail and airline industries

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Mozilla scrubs Superfish certificate from Firefox

Firefox update removes from the browser's repository the self-signed digital certificate implanted by Superfish

Samsung to launch mobile payments in challenge to Google, Apple

The Android smartphone maker will launch Samsung Pay in the U.S. in mid 2015 to rival Google Wallet and Apple Pay

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Tag teams: The collaborative power of social tagging

Tags do more than classify, they also coordinate collaborative processes -- which is why using tags well is fundamental to Web literacy

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Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Search feature lets users conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results

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Yahoo gains U.S. search share on the back of Firefox

comScore confirms continuing upward trend in Yahoo's fortunes after striking a search deal last year with Firefox maker Mozilla

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Review: LibreOffice 4.4 raises the bar

The latest release of the open source productivity suite is leaner, smarter, and more compatible with Microsoft Office docs

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Want those IBM iOS apps? You'll need to spend big bucks

The Apple-IBM partnership is creating very nice iOS enterprise apps, but it leaves many businesses out in the cold

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How enterprises can use artificial intelligence

Enterprise IT shops are finding that artificial intelligence isn't just for robotics anymore. Science fiction may portray A.I. technologies as the brains running robots trying to take over the human race, but the technology today is...

Microsofts pulling Facebook, Google chat from Outlook.com

Say goodbye to Google Talk and Facebook chat in Outlook.com, because soon Microsoft's Webmail app will be all about Skype

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What's a consumer Office 365 subscription worth to Microsoft?

As Microsoft has added more consumer subscribers to the rolls of Office 365, the amount of revenue per subscriber has fallen

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Chrome security update warns against sneaky software downloads as well as malware

Google's security tool throws up a big, red warning when you're about to visit scheming sites to foil unwanted downloads from the Web

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Google wants to manage your work email with Inbox

Google plans to roll out Inbox for Google Apps so people in the workplace can use it to manage email from their bosses, HR, and clients

Google buys mobile wallet technology from Softcard

Google Wallet will be coming to Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile as a result of the deal

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Microsoft muddles cloud storage in Office 365 for iOS

Microsoft's confusing mix of file-access methods will confound users and make document management iffy

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