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Microsoft revamps Office for tablets, Internet

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft unveiled a new version of its widely used, lucrative suite of word processing, spreadsheet and email programs, one designed specifically with tablet computers and Internet-based storage in mind. Like an upcoming redesign of Microsoft’s Windows operating ...

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Apple expected to show fresh software, new Macs

NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to show off new iPhone software, updated Mac computers and provide more details on future releases of Mac software when he kicks off the company’s annual conference for software developers on ...

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Google buys maker of Quickoffice mobile app

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a widely used mobile application for working on documents created in Microsoft’s programs for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. The deal announced ...

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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft team up on Nook, college businesses

NEW YORK — Books and bits united Monday as Microsoft provided an infusion of money to help Barnes & Noble compete with top electronic bookseller Amazon. In exchange, Microsoft gets a long-desired foothold in the business of e-books and college ...

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