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Microsoft reveals Office 365 roadmap—here's what's coming

Microsoft releases a list of features for upcoming Office 365 revisions, in a bid to publicly lure more customers to the platform.

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Parallels Access adds Android, iPhone, business remote-desktop access in new release

Parallels Access expands into the Android ecosystem with Parallels Access 2.0, which includes improved iOS file management and IT control over which devices tunnel into the network.

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Cortana’s debut on Windows Phone 8.1 nears, and Windows is still in play

In a series of tweets, Microsoft's Cortana chief affirms the personal assistant's first home will always be Windows Phone, but he doesn't rule out an expanded role in the Windows ecosystem.

Patch Tuesday disaster breaks Office 2013 for thousands; here's how to fix it

Click-to-Run installations of the popular office suite fall prey to a crippling bug that leaves the software unable to launch whatsoever.

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Microsoft releases pre-release Outlook Web App for Android

Nearly a year after landing on iOS, Office 365 business users can try out a pre-release build of a native Outlook Web App for Android.

Evernote slammed by denial of service attack

The attack temporarily shut down Evernote, which now has over 100 million users

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Microsoft releases OneNote Clipper for Chrome, Springpad-to-OneNote migration tool

Game on! Microsoft's note taking app has been popular with students for years, but now the company wants everyone using OneNote and has two new tools to prove it!

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Touchable Office suite headed to Android before Windows 8, report says

Windows 8 users, it seems, have a long wait ahead of them before they'll see a Metro version of Office.

HipChat adds free option for unlimited users

Atlassian's HipChat collaboration tool adds a Basic version that will include free group chat and 1:1 messaging for every person at a company, regardless of size. But there is a catch.

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Oracle weaves Fabric for MySQL clustering

MySQL Fabric offers high availibility and the ability to scale out across multiple servers

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Any.do launches web client that syncs with your mobile app

Because managing your to-do lists is more fun from multiple devices.

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Microsoft adds 'Tell Me' search bar to Excel, PowerPoint Online

Hate wading through menus? Microsoft is migrating its Tell Me search box to its other online apps.