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Microsoft to smarten up Office 365 with machine learning and social cues

Office 365 is getting a new app called Oslo to automate interactions between colleagues, and offering new tools for developers

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Microsoft hints at new apps for Office suite

Microsoft executives say that new "app experiences" will be added to its venerable Office suite, using OneNote as a past example.

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Ex-Microsoft architect's startup focuses on SaaS integration

Azuqua wants to make it easy for business users to build automated processes

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Hands on with HeadsUp, the latest meeting feature for Cal by Any.Do

HeadsUp adds robust task-management tools to the already awesome Cal app for Android.

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Microsoft makes Skype and Lync more compatible, adds Lync for Android tablets

Microsoft will open its SharePoint conference in Las Vegas by revealing updates to its Lync service as well as better communication between Lync and Skype.

DocuSign e-signing to arrive on Office 365

DocuSign says it will bring its eSignature technology to Microsoft's Office 365 as an Office app.

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Slack exits beta with its tool for information overload

Slack aims to take your emails and files, along with content from Twitter, Dropbox, and elsewhere, and plunk that into its own platform to make it more easily searchable.

Microsoft rolls out multifactor authentication to Office 365 business users

Since June last year, users with administrative roles had the facility

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Red Hat brings SOA to the cloud

Red Hat's JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 provides a way to integrate systems using the best practices of service-oriented architectures

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Chrome beta users get an assist from Google Now

The virtual assistant already available to Android and iOS users is making its way to the desktop via the beta version of Google's browser.

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Oracle builds a bridge to Salesforce.com with new adapter

The adapter allows organizations to synchronize Salesforce.com and on-premises applications

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VIPorbit now offering VIPsync and Backup My Stuff services for free

VIPorbit makes it easier to keep all of your contact and calendar data in sync.

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Nginx woos the enterprise with new commercial release

Nginx Plus offers more ways to route traffic among multiple Java components