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Microsoft demos alpha build of touch-friendly Metro Office apps

While Microsoft was busy showing off Windows 8.1 to a crowd of journalists at an invite-only event Tuesday, it snuck in an all-too-brief preview of modern-style Office apps.

BYOD blues: What to do when employees leave

The bring your own device (BYOD) trend is gaining steam, thanks to the cost benefits and increased productivity that can come from allowing employees to provision their own technology. Mobile workers are more likely to put in more hours, so if your employees want to buy their own equipment and do more work on their own time, it's a win for the company.

Microsoft is the big winner in new Oracle cloud partnership

Microsoft and Oracle formed an unlikely—but logical—partnership to deliver cloud services, which benefits Microsoft, Oracle, and customers of both tech giants.

Digg's Google Reader replacement expected to launch in beta next week

Digg Reader will hit the Web right before the unfortunate demise of Google Reader.

Evernote adds Reminders, extending task-management options

Alarms galore arrive on the must-have app.

Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

Apple announced Monday it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.

iWork for iCloud highlights productivity suite update

You will soon be able to create, import, edit, and even show off your iWork documents from a Web browser, courtesy of a new service coming to iCloud.

Citrix CEO questions efficacy of Yahoo's remote working ban

Citrix CEO Mark Templeton has said that banning employees from working from home is an ineffective way of preventing slacking on the job.

Review: Get your writing done with Yarny, a cloud-based, distraction-free writing environment

Yarny is a cloud-based writing environment that helps reach your writing goals with useful organization tools, a distraction-free editor, and various publishing options.

Review: Attractive Locus Workstation standing desk an excellent choice

The Focal Upright Locus Workstation is a complete standing, height adjustable ergonomic workstation whose functionality is matched only by its sleek design.