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Telefónica bids $9B to acquire Brazilian telecom operator

The operator hopes to have a deal ready by September

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Mobile operators lean on Samsung devices for next-generation messaging

The Galaxy S5 and S4 are getting new operator-friendly file share and messaging functionality

Record-smashing 43Tbps transfer speed over single fiber achieved

The new record surpassed the old one by a whopping 11Tbps.

Dropbox for Business grows more security, admin muscles

The workplace version of the popular cloud storage service competes against offerings from Google, Microsoft, Box and others

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Microsoft's quarterly revenue lifted by cloud sales to businesses, though overall profits slipped

Profits were down 7 percent year on year, including an $0.08 loss from Microsoft's new Nokia business.

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Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

TechEd and individual conferences for Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and other products have been fused into one event

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Cloud message resonating with Microsoft partners

World Partner Conference attendees were more receptive to Microsoft's pleas to change their business models for cloud computing

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Layoffs raise questions about Nadella's commitment to Nokia deal

Maybe the new CEO doesn't fully share his predecessor's vision of Microsoft as a maker of smartphones.

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Zimbra buys its way into cloud storage market

The company has acquired Mezeo to complement its email and enterprise social collaboration products

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Microsoft to take its 'mobile first, cloud first' mantra to partners

At WPC, the company will unveil new cloud programs and incentives for channel buddies like resellers, ISVs and system integrators

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CEO Nadella promises to shake-up Microsoft's culture: 'Nothing is off the table'

'Tired traditions will be questioned,' the Microsoft CEO wrote in a letter to employees

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Office 365 SMB editions to get a makeover

In general, Microsoft is keeping the same Office plans as before, but at lower prices.

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Microsoft adds Yammer to more Office 365 editions

After bundling it with Office 365 Enterprise plans, Microsoft is now adding it to school and midsize business editions.

Samsung waves white flag on content push, closes Video Hub

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Video, music and books are still important, but partnerships are the way forward for Samsung

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Google makes way for wearables with Play Services update

New APIs make it easier it to communicate with apps running on Android-based wearables.