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What we know about Exchange Server 2016

The few clues suggest improvements to the back end, document collaboration, and search

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21 tips for making Android a better personal assistant

Become an Android email, calendar, and contacts master with these 21 tips for getting the most out of your device

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New Office 365 features appease the cloud-wary

With a slate of new management, encryption, and data-security features for Office 365, Microsoft hopes to eliminate excuses for not using the cloud

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5 ways your company can defuse a social media crisis

When an employee is caught in the crosshairs of a social media mishap, businesses need to tread carefully

Google makes mobile websites more app-like with Chrome push notifications

The likes of eBay and Facebook will soon take advantage of the feature

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IE11 patch KB 3038314 blocks search engines and may fail with error 80092004

The latest IE11 patch prevents some Windows users from adding Google as a search provider -- if it finishes installing at all

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Open source patent protection extended to popular software

Docker, Puppet, LibreOffice, and the Go language are the latest additions to the Open Invention Network's extensive patent nonaggression umbrella

Microsoft Universal Office

The future of Office: Here are the 5 things Microsoft must improve

The new universal apps promise a seamless experience, but we're not quite there yet

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Yahoo loses some U.S. share gained from Firefox deal

ComScore data shows slight slippage the past two months from Yahoo's peak after closing a search deal with Mozilla

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Google extends Chrome for Windows XP support until the end of 2015

Google isn't giving up on XP yet, but it hopes you will once Windows 10 rolls around

Microsoft refreshes Mac Office 2016

Updated preview of Office 2016 for the Mac fixes bugs and improves performance and stability

VMware aims to offer more secure access to enterprise apps

VMware combines iOS and Android encryption with its NSX platform to make it easier for admins to control mobile resources

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3 key focuses for a successful Windows admin career

Microsoft-centric IT pros can remain in the thick of the jobs action by digging deep into these three areas

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Microsoft Office Remote comes to Android, lets you control presentations from your phone

The move to offer Office Remote on Android is another step toward Satya Nadella's "mobile first, cloud first" ideal

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Dear Apple: Your upgrade policy sucks

Apple’s ‘my way or the highway’ upgrade policy for OS X really needs to change

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BitTorrent's audacious P2P-powered Maelstrom browser enters public beta

Project Maelstrom aims to make accessing Web content much faster and more reliable than it is today

Outlook.com partial outage stretches to 20 hours

Browser-based access works fine, but several Microsoft-made clients, including Outlook in Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, can't retrieve or send mail

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Review: Adobe Acrobat polishes its act

New version greatly improves PDF editability and mobile support, while introducing handy cloud-based document signing and management

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