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Microsoft will cut services to standalone Office users so they’ll subscribe to Office 365

Standalone Office users will start to feel the pinch in a few years, when Microsoft will cut off services unless you subscribe to Office 365. OneDrive and Skype for Business will be the first perks to go.

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Microsoft's Email Insights finally adds some useful search smarts to Outlook

Email Insights, a new app from the Microsoft Garage, brings your most relevant email search results to the top of your Outlook inbox.

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Quicken shifts to software subscription model, but there's a big catch

Quicken in January moved to a software-by-subscription model for Canadian customers, and may do the same for those in the U.S.

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Your new PC needs these 15 free, excellent programs

Start your new computer off right with solid security tools, productivity software, and other programs that every PC needs.

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Zinc launches new tools for putting workers on blast

Zinc, a messaging platform for businesses, announced Friday that it is launching a set of new features aimed at helping desk-less workers get the most out of enterprise instant messaging.

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ARM tackles server compatibility issues with Allinea acquisition

ARM has a big problem -- it rules in smartphones and tablets but hasn't broken into servers and supercomputers. ARM servers are devalued partly because many applications don't run work with the chips.