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Dropbox announces Project Harmony to make all software collaborative

The cloud storage company wants to power the editing and collaboration behind all software, starting with integration within Microsoft Office applications.

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Microsoft boasts 12M Office for iPad downloads in one week

Users download the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps in force, but does this mean more Office 365 subscribers?

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Kingsoft Office 3.2 for iOS: Better than Microsoft Office?

Kingsoft's newly updated suite gives Office for iPad a run for its money. Except it doesn't cost any.

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Office, iWork, Drive, and OpenOffice: Which productivity suite is right for you?

You have several software options when you need to create a document or build a slideshow. We help you figure out which one best fits your needs.

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Getting started with Office for iPad

These long-awaited apps have finally arrived. Here's everything you need to know about setup and startup.

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Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole

Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.

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Windows XP's retirement driving PC demand in US, says Citi

Businesses are finally getting around to upgrading the decade-plus-old XP operating system. This is boosting PC demand in the US and other mature markets, says Citi.

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Kensington KeyFolio helps unlock my iPad's productivity

Tablets generally are better for browsing than for getting work done, but a Bluetooth keyboard accessory dramatically improves the iPad's utility, CNET's Stephen Shankland finds.

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With Office for iPad, Microsoft pushing subscription-first future

Microsoft's "freemium" switch for Office on iOS is one of the last remaining keys to the company's biggest pricing change in years.

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Microsoft brings Office to Apple's iPad

With the long-anticipated unveiling, Microsoft makes a bet that it can appeal to users of Apple's popular tablet computer.

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UNDATED: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this handout from Microsoft, the new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. Nadella will take over for Steve Ballmer who has announced his retirement.  (Photo by Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Why Microsoft CEO Nadella intends to talk lots about Apple

In his first product announcement as CEO, Satya Nadella will send a signal that big changes are ahead as Microsoft seeks growth in a world that's moved on from the glory days of Windows and PCs.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft's Nadella to talk cloud, mobile computing: Join us Thursday (live blog)

Join our live coverage of the Microsoft CEO's public debut -- and a potential unveiling of Office for iPad -- at 10 a.m. PT.

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