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.

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Google and Cisco partner to bring WebEx to Chromebooks

Google Apps and WebEx are getting integrated. But what does this mean for Hangouts?

Google shrinks Drive cloud storage prices

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A 1TB plan that used to cost almost $50 per month is now $9.99 per month

Microsoft hints at iPad version for Office 365 with new Personal edition

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It'll cost $69.99 per year and allow buyers to install the suite on two devices -- either a MacOS or Windows computer and a tablet

Microsoft refines Outlook Web App's text editor

The improvements are meant to automate pasting tasks and reduce formatting problems

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Cisco on mission to outfit all office rooms with video conferencing systems

It will ship in the spring a set of new and improved products aimed at what it considers is a vastly underserved market

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Google launches referral program for Apps suite

The company will pay participants $15 per new user account.

Almost 11 days later, Google finally clears up Postini email backlog

The spam filter service malfunctioned in late February, trapping legitimate messages

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Microsoft sketches ambitious enhancements for Office 365

The most eye-catching innovation is a machine-learning capability to help employees identify their most important colleagues and content

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Google sharpens Gmail app for iOS

This new version adds background refresh capability.

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At least Microsoft is talking about a touch-based Office

The company is looking at digital ink, voice commands, gestures and immersive capabilities to play a big role in that Office edition.

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Microsoft's OneDrive for Business now an option with Office Online

The cloud storage service for personal work files, previously known as SkyDrive Pro, has been available with Office 365

Microsoft to smarten up Office 365 with machine learning and social cues

Office 365 is getting a new app called Oslo to automate interactions between colleagues, and offering new tools for developers

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Microsoft upgrades iOS version of SkyDrive Pro to OneDrive

The upgraded app adopts the product's new name -- OneDrive for Business -- and adds other enhancements.

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Gmail logjam created by misbehaving junk filter

The problem has delayed receipt of messages to Gmail users

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Microsoft again urges customers to ditch XP, Office 2003

Individuals and businesses sticking with the OS and suite after support ends in April face security risks, technical obsolescence, it warns.