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Microsoft gets Motorola Solutions to pay for lawsuit protection for Android use

Microsoft argues Chrome OS and Android contain its patented technology, and has struck licensing deals with Dell, HTC, Samsung and others

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Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report

An executive on the earnings call pooh-poohed the need for differentiation in the enterprise cloud computing market

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Microsoft beefs up Office Online

The browser-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are being updated, with Chrome support added as well.

Box patches Heartbleed flaw in its cloud storage systems

The company is also telling customers to change their passwords.

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Dropbox for Business exits beta as storage vendor sets sights on workplaces

The enterprise version of Dropbox comes with a variety of IT controls

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Windows XP: Chronicle of a death foretold

The end-of-support deadline for Windows XP, heavily publicized since 2007, is upon us, and hundreds of millions of PCs still run the OS

Windows can't keep partying like it's 1999

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Microsoft will use its Build developer conference to talk about innovations for its flagship OS

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Google trumpets extra encryption for Gmail, but stays mum on other apps

While touting an additional security layer to protect Gmail users against snooping, Google remains vague on its other apps.

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Microsoft's Nadella names Xbox, cloud leadership team

Phil Spencer to lead Microsoft's Xbox team, while Stephen Elop will be in charge of devices.

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad

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The software suite goes on sale today

Box IPO papers reveal it's losing money in a big way

The file-storage service files for an IPO, seeking to raise $250 million.

Seagate CEO, who helped pick Nadella, leaves Microsoft's board

Stephen Luczo's tenure on the board lasted less than two years, but he was involved in the historic search for Microsoft's new CEO.

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Google tightens HTTPS protections in Gmail in light of government snooping

Users are no longer given the option to turn off HTTPS

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Microsoft scrambles to simplify its convoluted business licensing

The effort to streamline licensing is incomplete

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A peek into the business licensing abyss, courtesy of Microsoft

Cloud versions of software make licensing even more complex