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Microsoft slates IE, Windows, Office updates for next week

Microsoft today announced it will deliver seven security updates next week, four of them rated "critical," to patch Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, SharePoint Server and the Silverlight media software.

LibreOffice update brings remote presentation app to Windows, Mac

Users on any PC platform can now control presentations from an Android phone.

Microsoft sends cut-off notices to Office 365 preview users

If you've signed up for an Office 365 subscription preview, your free ride is about to end.

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Evernote pushes security awareness-raising software updates after hack attack

Evernote has released software updates designed to streamline the password-changing process in the wake of a security breach.

Why Microsoft's pushing Office subscriptions

The launch of new and revised Office 365 software-by-subscription plans for businesses shows that Microsoft realizes its current licensing revenue is threatened by cost-cutting customers, an analyst said yesterday.

Touch-typing keyboard apps for mobile devices flood Mobile World Congress

These new apps aim to make typing on our phones and tablets easier, faster, and more comfortable.

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Third time's the charm? Adobe patches even more critical Flash vulnerabilities

Adobe releases yet another critical security update for its Flash player software after hackers begin actively exploiting flaws in the wild.

Microsoft's dilemma: Office for the iPad or a bright future for the Surface tablets?

Microsoft needs to make up its mind whether it wants to stay a software company or if it's really serious about being a hardware power as well.

Adobe releases emergency patches for Reader and Acrobat

Adobe released emergency patches for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 11, 10, and 9 Wednesday that address two critical vulnerabilities being actively exploited by attackers.

Office 2013 pricing loophole discounts suite by as much as $40

Microsoft customers can save between $20 and $40 on a one-PC, perpetual license of Office 2013.

Cisco attacks Microsoft's Lync service

Cisco declared war on Microsoft's unified communications platform, calling it incomplete.

After Monday Twitter hack, Burger King reigns again

The fast-food chain is tweeting once more, after regaining access to its Twitter account. Burger King fell victim to a hack attack over the weekend -- the latest black eye for Twitter security.

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Microsoft quietly raises prices of Mac Office by up to 17 percent

Microsoft has quietly raised prices of Office for the Mac as much as 17% and stopped selling multi-license packages of the application suite.