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Google Apps are down for some users

Various Google apps have been hit with outages this morning.

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Google Launches Brand New Play Store

The Google Play store’s dramatic redesign was unveiled today after much anticipation. The new design attempts to brighten up the app store experience, improving usability, capability, and appearance all at once.

Google puts pressure on Microsoft, launches Quickoffice for iPhone and Android

Google launched its Microsoft Office substitute, Quickoffice, for Apple's iPhone, Android smartphones and Android tablets, fulfilling a promise made in December.

Google Keep vs. OneNote vs. Evernote: We name the note-app winner

Which note-taking tool stands above the rest? We pit Google's upstart software against the heavyweights from Microsoft and Evernote.

Microsoft confirms it's shut off Windows 8-Google Apps calendar sync

Microsoft confirmed that Windows 8 users who upgrade the Calendar app will no longer be able to synchronize that schedule with the calendar included with Google Apps for Business, Academic or Government.

Ready for a new Google Docs alternative? Meet open source OX Documents

First to arrive will be a word-processing component enabling multidevice editing and collaboration on major text document formats.

Rumor: Google to unify chat under "Babble" brand

Google is rumored to be combining all its chat/communications services under a new brand to be known as Babble.

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Is Google challenging Evernote, reviving Notebook with Keep?

Teasers have surfaced about a possible new Google service called Keep, which appears to incorporate web data-saving services and some features from the late Google Notebook.

Meet the Microsoft Office Luddites: Why power users won't live in the cloud

A loyal band of Office power users insists they have no intention of ditching traditional software and joining the cloud any time soon. Call them Luddites, but their reasons are compelling.

Two reasons Microsoft should fear Google Apps

Microsoft faces an uphill battle as its software appears to become less popular among young users in particular.