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Wrangle your paper documents with a free MaxxDocs account

MaxxDocs is offering a slimmed down version of it’s document management platform targeted at small businesses and educational institutions.

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Google+ climbs in the polls

Google announced a number of enhancements to its social media platform Google+ and said the number of monthly active users on Google+ jumped from 390 million in May to 540 million users now.

SecuriSync: cloud storage employees and IT admins will love

New service integrates enterprise-grade security with business productivity suite for safe and simple file collaboration.

Tech industry calls for 'oversight and accountability' of NSA surveillance

Internet companies in the U.S. are demanding that the surveillance practices of the U.S. should be reformed to enhance privacy protections and provide "appropriate oversight and accountability mechanisms."

Facebook strengthens its grip on mobile, latest earnings show

Mobile is a critical area of Facebook’s business as more Internet users migrate away from the desktop in favor smartphones and tablets.

Business software revenue growth suggests recovery under way, IDC says

Research firm IDC says it expects a 5.7 percent growth rate globally for software revenues for 2013.

Jaspersoft wants to attract new users with kinder, gentler BI features

Jaspersoft has provided new types of charts and a templating tool for its business intelligence suite.

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Google isn't the only search giant creating a smartwatch, China's Baidu opens a wearable site

Chinese search giant Baidu is gearing up to break into the wearable devices market, with what appears to be software made to run on smartwatches, and even weighing scales.

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Intellinote brings social note-taking to businesses

New note taking app incorporates social collaboration, project management, and e-mail integration.

Google's European antitrust remedies don't cover google.com searches

Google’s new remedies aimed at avoiding a fine from the European Commission for allegedly breaking competition rules do not include the Google.com domain.

Google's rivals to review new concessions in EU antitrust case

Google’s rivals have been given another opportunity to review the search giant’s latest proposed measures aimed at avoiding a fine from the European Commission for allegedly breaking competition rules.

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Buffer encrypts access tokens after spammer hack

Buffer, a service for scheduling social media posts, said Sunday it has strengthened its security after spammers gained access to its network.

Top 15 social media mistakes every business can avoid

Social media experts discuss the most common social networking business blunders and what companies can do to improve their social media IQ.

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It's true: better, cheaper tech made work more productive

Rapid adoption of technology in the workplace has transformed the way people work and led to large gains in productivity, according to a report.

Weeding out fake reviews online takes care, incentive

A thriving industry of paid-for user comments pollutes social networks with fake opinions. Let the reader beware.