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Microsoft Gives Away Office Apps For iPhone, iPad

(AP) — Microsoft is offering free upgraded versions of its Office software for iPhones and iPads, as the software giant further embraces the so-called “freemium” strategy favored by many newer companies seeking success online. Give […]

11/06/2014

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Tech Execs Running The Commercial Space Race

(AP) — Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company is reeling from the loss of SpaceShipTwo, which crashed in California’s Mojave desert on Friday, killing one of its pilots and seriously injuring the other. Branson, a billionaire […]

11/01/2014

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Microsoft Promises New Office For Macs Next Year

After a long wait, Microsoft says it plans to release a new version of its popular Office software package for Mac computers — but not until next year.

11/01/2014

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CBS Offers Digital Subscription Service To Consumers

CBS announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription video on demand live streaming service for the CBS Television Network.

10/16/2014

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New iPads, Mac System Expected At Oct. 16 Event

(AP) — Apple has sent invites to an Oct. 16 event during which it’s expected to show off new iPad models and an update to its Mac OS system. The company may also use the […]

10/08/2014

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Crowdfunding Gives A Leg Up To Animal Projects

(AP) — A large number of small online donations can turn pet projects into big lifesavers for animals. LoveAnimals.org, a year-old crowdfunding site, is believed to be the first devoted to aiding just pets and […]

10/08/2014

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Car Infotainment Systems Rated For Distraction

Two new studies rate the voice-activated dashboard infotainment systems of six major automakers and the Apple iPhone’s Siri voice command system according to how much distraction they create for drivers. Apple and Google are working […]

10/07/2014

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Movie Drones

(AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about the Federal Aviation Administration granting permits for drones to be used in moviemaking, The Associated Press reported erroneously that ConocoPhillips was the only company previously granted a […]

09/26/2014

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Intel Invests Up To $1.5B In China Mobile Venture

(AP) — Intel will pay up to $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in a Chinese venture that will design and make Intel-branded chips for mobile phones and other electronics. The Chinese chipmakers Spreadtrum […]

09/26/2014

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DirecTV Shareholders Approve $48.5B Sale To AT&T

(AP) — AT&T’s proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is moving forward as shareholders of the country’s largest satellite TV broadcaster approved the deal. But it still needs regulatory approval. Public-interest groups say the deal […]

09/25/2014

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