Juan Carlos PerezNews Editor, IDG News Service

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Juan Carlos Perez is a News Editor at IDG News Service, a wire service that covers the technology industry for all of the online and print magazines published globally by International Data Group.

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Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix

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Product needs, not profit, drove Microsoft layoffs, exec says

CEO Nadella was determined to increase investments in new technologies like IoT, an exec says.

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Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Project Squared will let users strike up ad hoc team meetings with audio, video conferencing, file sharing and text chat

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Microsoft finally fusing Yammer-Office 365 sign-on systems

Microsoft bought Yammer in mid-2012, but Office 365 users have had to log into it with separate credentials.

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Microsoft to boost Active Directory protection with Aorato acquisition

The Israeli startup's security product uses machine learning to protect Active Directory servers

New Win 10 TP build brings touchpad gestures, OneDrive improvements, crash fixes


Build 9879 is the third for the new OS and the last for what's left of this year

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Box sharpens iOS app, Web interface in fight to stand out against big rivals

With the improvements, enterprise cloud storage pioneer Box wants to make it easier for users to interact with their files.

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Microsoft looks to find its way in app market via free Office deal

The decision to offer a lot more features for free in its mobile Office apps is Microsoft's latest attempt to attract iOS and Android users.

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Chrome extension lets you launch your own desktop apps from Google Drive

The product is an attempt to by Google to make its cloud services more interoperable the locally installed software you're already running on your machine.

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Microsoft to marry Office with Dropbox for cloud productivity

The companies are partnering to make Word, Excel and PowerPoint more interoperable with Dropbox and Dropbox for Business

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Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi in first Yosemite beta update

The mention in the release notes may indicate Apple has finally acknowledged the OS may have a Wi-Fi bug

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Cortana to give voice and ears to Dynamics CRM

The new version of Microsoft's customer relationship management suite will be integrated with the Windows Phone 8.1 personal assistant

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Startup Slack gets $120M infusion to kill email at work

The funding round gives the company, led by Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield, a $1.12B valuation

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Apologetic Microsoft unleashes Xim globally for Android, Win Phone

Worldwide availability of the photo-sharing app is coming soon for iOS devices

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

Software giant Microsoft had previously warned of the job cuts.