Juan Carlos PerezAssistant News Editor, IDG News Service

Juan Carlos Perez covers e-commerce, Google, Web application development, and cloud applications for the IDG News Service, and is based in Miami.

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Microsoft 'almost' wraps up largest layoff sweep in its history

Software giant Microsoft had previously warned of the job cuts.

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Dropbox finds its way into HP, Acer PCs and tablets

The cloud storage company is pursuing partnerships to grow its already massive user base

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Google enlists PwC to push Apps, Android, cloud computing to businesses

PwC will also roll out Apps to 45,000 staffers in the US and Australia

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Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

Complaints continue to pour in from users whose Wi-Fi is malfunctioning after upgrading to the new Mac OS X version

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Microsoft Q1 sales jump, but Nokia drags down earnings

The company exceeded Wall Street expectations for both sales and earnings in the first quarter of fiscal 2015

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Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

The new OS will feature enhancements in areas like identity protection, data security and malware resistance

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Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

The company already had 'connectors' for Gmail and Google Drive

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Complaints mount about Apple's OS X Yosemite crippling Wi-Fi

There has been a steady stream of reports from users whose Wi-Fi connections were affected after installing the latest version of Mac OS X Yosemite.

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Smartsheet, the project management tool cloaked as a spreadseet, adds visualization

Smartsheet, whose namesake online project management app uses a spreadsheet interface, has developed a visualization tool to let its customers graph and map workgroups in their organizations for better planning and supervision.

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Office Mix now lets PowerPoint users create on the fly

The tool for turning PowerPoints into interactive teaching tools has also added a search engine

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Google wastes no time refining Classroom, its app platform for education

The first set of upgrades arrives only two months after the release of the classroom assistance app.

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Google adds online chat to Apps support options

The new support service is for Google Apps admins and will be available in English at first, Google said.

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Box buys medical image viewing vendor to boost vertical industry push

MedXT specializes in technology that aligns with Box's health-care aims

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Quip mashes up documents and spreadsheets

The startup opted to combine spreadsheet software with its word processing app

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Enterprise mobile messaging market gets more crowded with launch of Avaamo

The startup, founded by former Tibco executives, hopes to stand out with its security features and IT controls