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Microsoft launches Office 2016 consumer preview, pushing universal apps to Windows phones 'soon'

Want to try out Microsoft's Office 2016? Now you can. And if you own a Windows 10 phone, you can soon download the universal Office apps as well.

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Microsoft OneNote tips: 5 better ways to manage and share data

Try these tricks to protect your data, take more complete meeting notes, and more.

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Telecom trade groups, ISPs ask for delay of net neutrality rules

Seven organizations, including AT&T, ask the Federal Communications Commission to put net neutrality rules on hold.

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Google extends Android voice search to Zillow, Shazam, NPR

The apps launch new integrations with the "OK Google" command

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Rand Paul's bill would overturn US net neutrality rules

Senator Rand Paul joins House Republicans in introducing a resolution of disapproval

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Airbnb's new app for tablets features magazine-style layout

Big photos of homes and the map view stand out prominently

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Social media helps curb Nigerian election deathtoll, paving future path

Online services are credited with keeping people informed during the runup to the elections

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Twitter blames weak sales on lackluster ads, drops forecast

Sales grew by 74 percent, but below analysts' estimates.

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5 Evernote apps that help you save, remember, and organize data more easily

Try these timesavers: Evernote Clearly, Penultimate, Eidetic, EasilyDo, and Sight.

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Facebook adds free video calling to Messenger

The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE, taking aim at other video solutions like Google Hangouts.

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Google sales hit a speed bump in Q1

Total sales grew by 12 percent, below analysts' projections.

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OpenOffice development is looking grim as developers flock to LibreOffice

Development on the free productivity suite is down to just 16 people, and the support system for new contributors is sorely lacking.

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How to add music to your Google Slides presentation

Google's presentation app doesn't support audio files, but with these workarounds you can still give your slides a soundtrack.