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A new preview of an Office feature has been uncovered that will take PowerPoint presentations and turn them into interactive, online lessons that you can share with anyone and it's now in 'Preview'. Read more...

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS shows that the company is moving toward a more unified experience across phones, tablets, and PC's with the introduction of the Unity 8 interface for Desktop Read more...

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Microsoft has released some new official themes for Windows 8.1, which include new views of the streets of New York City and various locations in Japan, among other destinations. Read more...

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Sony, Universal, Warner Music, and ABKCO are filing a lawsuit against Pandora in regards to royalities not being paid for music recorded prior to 1972, which is not protected by federal copyright law Read more...

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Microsoft Research is showing off a new project called Holograph that was made to render sizeable amounts of data in 3D from above or below the plane of a large touchscreen display. Read more...

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Microsoft has finally launched its Office 365 software subscription service in China, where it will be operated by the local company 21Vianet. The government of Shanghai is an early adopter. Read more...

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Specifications of an unannounced entry-level Motorola handset - allegedly called the Moto E - have leaked, suggesting that the device may launch soon, and could be the company's cheapest smartphone. Read more...

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Images purporting to show the OnePlus One have leaked, finally revealing the device that the company claims will be the "best smartphone ever" - but sales will be limited by a complex 'invite system'. Read more...

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Sony will release a gameplay video editor, SHAREfactory, for the PlayStation 4 console in an upcoming software update and is showing off its features in a new video. Read more...

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Microsoft announced Friday it will build a data center in West Des Moines, Iowa - costing $1.13 billion and will take four to five years to fully build, bringing in 84 jobs. Read more...

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Dropbox has announced acquisitions of two companies over the last few days which include the cloud photo storage startup Loom and online document collaboration firm Hackpad for an undisclosed amount. Read more...

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The developer preview version of Google's Chrome OS has revealed an "Easy Unlock" feature used to unlock the device using a smartphone, which may be included in a stable version in the near future. Read more...

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Facebook introduces Nearby Friends, a feature that will allow users to automatically share their location with friends for casual meetups. Nearby Friends will be availabe on iOS and Android in the US. Read more...

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Microsoft's South Korean arm tried to use the recent sinking of a ferry - a disaster in which over 260 people are still missing - to promote Office 365, claiming it was in memory of those lost. Read more...

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If you've had enough of recharging your smartphone all the time, Philips may have the phone you need, featuring a huge 5300mAh battery, offering up to 66 days' standby and 33 hours of talk-time. Read more...

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Have you been waiting to use the new Project My Screen feature in Windows Phone 8.1? Well, wait no more - the PC companion app that facilitates this feature is now available from Microsoft. Read more...

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Nike has reportedly fired the majority of its Fuelband activity tracker team, and announced that it will shut down any future wearable technology programs. Read more...

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Michaels announced this week that a data breach which happened between May 8, 2013 and January 27, 2014 has resulted in the exposure of 2.6 million credit card numbers to cyber-criminals. Read more...

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Nokia has posted a new YouTube video that shows the company experimenting with a new 3D printing substance, chocolate, as part of its Easter holiday celebrations. Read more...

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Microsoft has fixed an issue with its antivirus definitions in Microsoft Security Essentials that was causing some Windows XP PCs not to boot up earlier this week. Read more...

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After discussing the issue with Twitter executives, the government of Turkey says it will begin to pixelate any Twitter posts that contain what they call 'malicious content'. Read more...

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A new report from the Sucuri security firm claims most of the top visited websites have now closed the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" exploit, but over 20,000 of the top 1 million sites are still vunerable. Read more...

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Microsoft continues to rapidly expand its retail store operations, with the company posting many more openings for managers in currently unannounced locations, including one in Staten Island, NY. Read more...

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Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 users will have to be 13 years old or older in order to access its Cortana digital assistant program but has not given a reason for this move. Read more...

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Nokia has let some of its customers know that the Microsoft acquisition will finally be completed in April and provides a few more details about the company post-sale of the handset unit. Read more...

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