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U.S. companies shouldn't be able to get patents on abstract ideas when they combine those ideas with a computer process, a lawyer argued in an appeals court Friday.
Should an abstract idea written into software and run on a computer be patentable? That's one question a U.S. appeals court will consider Friday when it hears arguments in a case with broad implications for software patents for companies as diverse as Google and Red Hat.
Five new add-ons for Office 365 let you search the Web within a Word doc, add Bing maps to your files, and spell words phonetically.
Waiting for Word, Excel and PowerPoint on your iPhone or iPad? Steve Ballmer says you don't need it.
Calling itself a '30-year-old startup,' Intuit threw a party to show off new and upcoming apps—and the kitchen table where it all began.
Office 2013—as both software and a service—is going on sale, but some new features don’t work perfectly.
The launch of Microsoft's flagship Office 2013 software could be just a day away, according to one report.
Google is trying to play a spoiler role ahead of the official releases of Microsoft Office 2013 and the home user version of Office 365
Amazon eschews Android exclusivity to offer its in-app purchase API for use in traditional computer games. One-click broadsword orders, here we come.
The price for upgrading to Windows 8 Pro will shoot up after special offers lapse.
If your small business has a comparably small software budget, these 10 free software tools can get your company up and running for no cost whatsoever.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has moved to reassure customers that the future of its Autonomy product line is safe, a day after HP disclosed an alleged accounting scandal at the company it acquired last year.