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Microsoft has quietly raised prices of Office for the Mac as much as 17% and stopped selling multi-license packages of the application suite.
A retail copy of Office 2013 is permanently tied to the first PC on which it's installed, preventing customers from deleting the suite from one machine they own and installing it on another.
BitTorrent launches SoShare, a beta file-sending project, as part of its creative incubator for its new products.
A recently found exploit that bypasses the sandbox anti-exploitation protection in Adobe Reader 10 and 11 is highly sophisticated and is probably part of an important cyberespionage operation, Kaspersky says.
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Yet another critical exploit has been discovered for Adobe Reader. Why deal with the constant headache? These three PDF alternatives aren't as exploit-prone as Reader—and they run leaner, too.
Researchers from security firm FireEye claim that attackers are actively using a remote code execution exploit that works against the latest versions of Adobe Reader 9, 10 and 11.
The new-look Office suite comes correct with handy tools and wonderful extras. But it also has a handful of potentially disastrous gotchas.
Your Windows Phone 8 smartphone is good for more than Angry Birds. Welcome to some of the most robust document editors available on a handset.
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.
Is an expanded base of Office users worth sacrificing yet another reason to stick with Windows?
Want to control your presentation from your Android phone? Then this is the (free) suite for you.
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.