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Khan Academy to offer free SAT prep

The tools were co-designed with the authors of the new SAT test, which will go back to a 1,600-point scale.

Facebook Messenger arrives for Windows Phone

The app joins other recent additions to the selection on WIndows Phone, including Instagram and Vine

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Mastering Metro apps: 4 ways they can work for you

Even Start menu diehards should give these winners a try.

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Group hug: The future of Microsoft Office is shared and social

No more working in isolation. Your colleagues and the entire wisdom of the web will be there for you when you need it.

Yahoo to phase out signing to its services using Facebook, Google

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Yahoo will progressively require users of its services to sign in with a Yahoo ID

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No Internet? Facebook could fix that with drones

Facebook is in talks to buy unmanned aircraft maker Titan Aerospace, a report said

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Chinese search engine with links to state press goes online

Two of China's state press groups have previously struggled in the nation's search market

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Meetup site down after hacker sought to extort $300 from CEO

A series of DDoS attacks have crippled the site and its mobile apps

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Baidu's growing research, marketing costs keep Q4 profit flat

The investments are bringing more revenue from Baidu's mobile advertising business

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Microsoft rolls out Office 2013 Service Pack 1

Although updates will eventually be pushed to your PC, you can download them now, if you want.

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New York City makes room for Breather: Airbnb for work

Breather's app lets iPhone users unlock private rooms for work and conferencing.

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China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo concedes slowing growth

Earlier reports suggested traffic to Sina Weibo was falling, amid a government crackdown on online rumors

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LinkedIn opens Chinese-language site, agrees to rules on censorship

LinkedIn has a major growth opportunity on its hands, but will need to adhere to China's rules on censorship