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Mozilla fishes for Google alternative, reels in Yahoo

The new agreement between Mozilla and Yahoo gives Mozilla a fresh revenue stream and a new way to advance its pro-open-web agenda

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WebRTC hammers out compromise on video codec standards

Browsers must support H.264 and VP8 as part of real-time communications effort

Facebook business collaboration tool could be just another distraction, analysts say

Facebook at Work, currently in early-stage testing, would compete with similar tools from Google, LinkedIn and Microsoft

AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future

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Report: Cortana could appear on iOS, Android

It doesn't seem set in stone, but Microsoft's digital assistant could be an option alongside Apple's Siri or Google Now

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Mozilla plunks ads into Firefox

Mozilla kicked off its long-under-development plan to run ads in Firefox with the launch of version 33.1.

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New BlackBerry, old BlackBerry: A half step forward

Online meetings, cloud IDs, and VPN tokens show the better BlackBerry; the Knox deal and two-line phones, not so much

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Microsoft unveils de-cluttering option for Office 365 mailboxes

Business users of Outlook get 'Clutter,' spam filter-like broom that sweeps aside unimportant messages

Yahoo acquires video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 million

The deal is one of Yahoo's largest acquisitions since it bought Tumblr last year, and will make Yahoo's video ad platform the largest in the U.S.

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Office for iOS is a slap in the face for Windows Phone users

iPad, iPhone, and Android users get the excellent Office suite well before Windows Phone users do -- and that's not fair

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Mozilla offers browser tailor-made for developers

Firefox Developer Edition replaces the Aurora channel and provides access to tools and platform features months before general release

Say goodbye to Microsoft Lync, hello to Skype for Business

Lync customers will get to use the client interface familiar from the consumer version of Skype

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Microsoft courts non-Windows Web developers with RemoteIE

Azure-based RemoteIE lets developers test with Internet Explorer from Windows PCs, Macs, and iOS and Android devices -- for 10 minutes at a time

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Nadella gives away the store with new 'Microsoft everywhere' strategy

Microsoft dangles free, improved Office apps for iPhone/iPad, previews an Android version, and leaves Windows flapping in the wind

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Microsoft slates Windows' touch Office for mid-2015

The long-awaited touch-centric Office will ship alongside Windows 10

Microsoft beefs up Office on iPhone with standalone apps

The company is also letting non-Office 365 subscribers do more with the Office apps on iOS and Android devices

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Microsoft's Dropbox deal is a not-so-hidden push for Office 365

Two-way integration between Dropbox and Office 365 gives people yet another reason to pick up an Office subscription

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Microsoft may finally have its one-stop collaboration tool

Microsoft’s evolving Groups feature aims to improve collaboration, likely at the expense of similar Office 365 options

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