Collide, which lets multiple programmers tap into a software development project, is open-source software now that Google has cast it off. One project member hopes it'll inspire related projects.
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The software maker says that its browser-based Office Web Apps are now available in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland.
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Google's challenger to Microsoft Windows has found a successful niche in schools. With the Dell Chromebook 13, Google hopes to lure business buyers and others who want a premium product.
FCC chief Tom Wheeler says the agency is doing all it can to promote broadband competition, but smaller wireless providers disagree.
A new update to Microsoft's Office apps brings your iPhone up to speed with the iPad versions, and menus and other features optimized for the smaller screen make them a natural fit.
In Windows 10, Microsoft's browsers -- both IE and Spartan -- will get the tech Firefox uses to speed up Web-based games. And that's a challenge to Windows itself.
Microsoft has started limited internal testing of the browser-based versions of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, but the rest of us will have to bide our time until next year.
On Microsoft's Channel 10 site, a blogger notes that the forthcoming Office Web Applications will take the productivity software to places its never been, such as the iPhone and Linux.