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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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

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Microsoft tightens integration between Outlook Web App and OneDrive for Business

OWA will now offer users the option to attach links to OneDrive for Business files in email messages.

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Microsoft follows Google to education sector with Office 365 app for teachers

The Microsoft app is built for SharePoint Online and OneNote and is meant to help teachers with common classroom tasks

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Will Windows 10 TP's spooky data collection carry over to final version?

Microsoft isn't saying, but the terms of the Windows 10 Technical Preview allow the company to collect all kinds of data.

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Microsoft takes the hassle out of Office 365 email encryption

The Office 365 Message Encryption service no longer requires that email recipients have a Microsoft user account to view messages

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Trying Windows 10 Tech Preview? Keep these 7 things in mind

The software you'll install on your PC is an early stage version of the OS that'll have bugs and will change a lot over time

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Microsoft weaves around Office bloat complaints with Sway authoring tool

The new app, now in preview mode, meant to be simple yet powerful, and built from the ground up for mobile devices and cloud computing

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Tasked with promoting Office 365? Microsoft has a website for you

The new Office 365 Customer Success Center is for 'champions' responsible for driving adoption of the suite, the company says.

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With Windows 9, Microsoft will try to put Windows 8 era behind it

The company is expected to unveil a preview of the Windows 8 successor on Tuesday. Will it fix Windows 8?