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Google backs RCS, working with carriers to bring new messaging standard across the Android ecosystem

The advanced messaging standard is like SMS on steroids, and Google's support in Android gives it a big boost.

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Microsoft accidentally releases Windows 7 'test' patch, freaks out users

If you run Windows 7 and saw an unknown patch this morning that seemingly disappeared, relax. It was a Microsoft error.

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Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch available Oct. 2, starting at $299

The Tizen-powered watches are compatible with most Android devices, in case you want to broaden your horizons outside of Google's smartwatch OS.

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Microsoft offers businesses a 'premium' network link to Office 365

Microsoft has rolled out a premium service called Azure ExpressRoute, which allows businesses to connect to Office 365 via a private, managed wide area network instead of the public Internet.

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Adblock Plus creators plan independent board to decide ad acceptability

The creators of Adblock Plus will let an independent advisory board decide what ads are acceptable.

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Asana moves beyond simple task management with new update

Asana, the popular task management system, announced a whole suite of new updates Wednesday morning designed to enhance the experience of using its products.

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GNOME 3.18 lands with Google Drive, integrated Linux firmware updates, new apps

Google Drive is finally on Linux, but that's not the only major improvement in GNOME 3.18

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Heavy industries may be the looming giants of the Internet

GE aims to help vertical industries boost productivity through IT.

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Many SAP users are still skeptical about S/4Hana and cloud ERP

SAP placed a big bet on S/4Hana when it launched the new enterprise suite earlier this year, but users aren't so sure it's the technology they're looking for.

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Believe it or not, likes are coming to Outlook -- "@Mentions," too

Microsoft has taken two features of social networking, Likes and Mentions, and have put them into Outlook.

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HTC wants you to 'meet the new Marshmallow' on Oct. 20

The company is hosting a virtual launch for its first phone to run Android 6.0 right out of the box.


OneDrive for Business finally gets selective sync, updated Android and iOS apps

Microsoft announced a suite of new updates to OneDrive for Business on Wednesday.

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PlayStation Vue users can bundle Showtime and Epix Hits for $14 per month

Sony's PlayStation Vue streaming service is getting more channels.


Australian university dumps Google for Microsoft over data hosting location concerns

Macquairie University in Australia has told staff it will switch their email accounts from Google Apps to Microsoft's hosted Office 365 service after Google announced plans to host the data in the U.S.

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Tag Heuer's luxurious Carrera Android Wear watch will cost you a cool $1,800

The Carrera will launch November 9, marking the Swiss company's first foray into the world of Android Wear.