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Google lets third parties extend its productivity software on Android

Google is using third parties to make its productivity apps more useful on Android. The company announced Thursday that it's now possible to bring functionality from apps like Scanbot, DocuSign and ProsperWorks into Docs and Sheets on its mobile operating system.

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Minecraft for Windows 10 will gain Oculus Rift VR support very, very soon

Minecraft for Windows 10 just hit its first birthday, and to celebrate, Oculus Rift VR support will roll out "in the coming weeks."

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Asana's new feature lets users mark what tasks are holding them up

Asana announced a new feature on Thursday that's aimed at cutting down on emails asking when a particular task will be finished.

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Oracle and NetSuite: Longtime 'sweethearts' united at last

Oracle's purchase of NetSuite may be the most anticipated acquisition in the history of enterprise software.

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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

IT administrators managing Dropbox deployments are supposed to have an easier time with it soon, thanks to improvements that the company announced Wednesday.

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Warning: The new Marvel: Ultimate Alliance PC ports are a disastrous mess

Janky controller support, busted audio. Don't touch the new Marvel: Ultimate Alliance PC ports with a ten-foot pole, lest the pole light on fire too.

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Why hackers love health apps

Hackers love health apps because their popularity has outpaced the industry's ability to safeguard them. Technology experts discussed the privacy and security risks at a House hearing July 14 with the Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

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Google taps AI to help you bid for digital ads

Real-time bidding is an aspect of digital marketing that can seem overly complex for the average bear, so it was only a matter of time before AI entered the picture.

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Microsoft Word gains powerful Editor, Researcher tools to help you write more good

Microsoft's beefing up Office 365 with new Editor and Researcher features in Word to improve the quality and depth of your writing.

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GE waves developers onto its huge IoT stage

General Electric has more than a century of industrial experience, but it hopes to leverage outside expertise in its IoT mission. This week the company is hosting a developer conference for its GE Predix software platform and announcing developer kits.

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This new Outlook feature will organize your inbox for you

Microsoft is finally bringing one of the best features of its Outlook mobile app to the desktop: Focused Inbox.

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This week in games: Dark Souls III player replaces all textures with a crab image, and more

Plus Rick and Morty finally did it—meaning the duo's coming to virtual reality—and Battleborn is only $15. This is gaming news for July 18 - 22.

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You have a deadline: Windows 10's free upgrade ends July 29

Windows 10's free upgrade ends July 29. Are you ready? Here's what to expect and how to get ready for it.

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Flaws in Oracle file processing SDKs affect major third-party products

Seventeen high-risk vulnerabilities out of the 276 flaws fixed by Oracle Tuesday also affect products from third-party software vendors, including Microsoft.

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Southwest Airlines delays flights after computer issues

Southwest Airlines in Dallas, Texas, said Wednesday that performance issues with its technology systems had led to flight delays.