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iWork for iCloud beta now available to the public

Apple has made the Web versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote publicly available to all at iCloud.com, though the apps remain in beta.

on macworld.com

Find out which Web services are down at Downrightnow

Can't connect to Twitter? Facebook? This site lets you know if there's an outage.

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GoDaddy to acquire Locu to boost offerings to small businesses

GoDaddy has agreed to acquire Locu, a startup in San Francisco that helps local merchants get discovered online by their customers.

How non-Dropbox users can send files to your Dropbox account

Handy service Dbinbox makes it easy for friends, family, and co-workers to deposit files in your Dropbox, even if they don't have accounts of their own.

Jason Holtman (Left) at GDC

Valve Steam's former chief joins Microsoft

Jason Holtman's LinkedIn account confirms that he is now working within Microsoft in 'PC Gaming and Entertainment Strategy.'

The New York Times joins IFTTT to provide users with targeted alerts

IFTTT.com announces the addition of an official New York Times channel to its news and event alert service.

on techhive.com

NBC News buys Stringwire smartphone streaming-video service

Stringwire lets you take multiple live smartphone video feeds and turn them into an online news broadcast.

on techhive.com

Bill Gates throws cold water on Google's dream of connecting the world

Microsoft chairman and humanitarian Bill Gates takes aim at the faddish culture of Silicon Valley, while people die from poverty and illness overseas.

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Microsoft puts out "HTTP 2.0" server to test the future of the Web

Microsoft has released its "Katana" server, an early prototype that shows off how Microsoft would implement the next-generation HTTP 2.0 standard.

Google Drive blurs the line between Windows and the web with new desktop shortcuts

Google Drive installations will soon start spawning shortcuts to Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides on your desktop, continuing Google's foray into Microsoft's turf.