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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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Google launches storage service for personal files

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.  — Google is hoping to build the world’s largest digital filing cabinet in the latest attempt to deepen people’s dependence on its services. The Internet search leader’s latest product stores personal documents, photos, videos and a wide ...

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AOL to sell over 800 patents to Microsoft

NEW YORK — AOL says it has agreed to sell 800 of its patents and their related applications to Microsoft and grant it a license for its remaining patents for a total about $1.06 billion in cash. New York-based AOL ...

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