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Google+ tremors rattle Apps suite

Vic Gundotra's departure raises questions about the social network's future, including its role for enterprise customers

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China's Alibaba sets up JV in mobile search

UC Web, a mobile browser company, has a controlling stake in the joint venture

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Can Twitter help smokers kick their addiction?

A clinical trial is looking at the use of Twitter to help smokers quit

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Baidu's profit boosted by mobile ad revenue

The company's search business has been driving revenue

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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

Vic Gundotra, who led the creation of Google+, leaves Google

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Gundotra worked at the company for nearly eight years, also serving key roles in mobile and Google I/O

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4 Office for iPad alternatives

You need an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full power of Office for iPad. Not ready to commit? These all-in-one office apps can still get you by.

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Zynga founder Mark Pincus gives up day-to-day duties

Zynga's founder will remain the chairman and largest shareholder

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Facebook sales leap, amid a growing mobile ad business

Mobile ad sales comprised nearly 60 percent of the company's total ad sales.

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Meet Project Naptha, an amazing Chrome extension for modifying text in web images

Project Naptha makes fiddling with text in web pictures as easy as fiddling with text in Word docs.

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Word’s secret design sizzle: Learn the built-in tools for better-looking documents

Word offers a trove of templates, color schemes and other handy tools to make your documents look surprisingly professional.

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Apple-loyal sales reps get updated CRM in Daylite

Marketcircle has released version 5 of its Daylite CRM application for Mac desktops and iOS devices

Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted

Posts containing Bitcoin, Obama and other terms were censored by moderators, Reddit says.