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Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

The new Adobe CFF engine 'will benefit technical and nontechnical users alike,' Google says.

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Hands on with Remote Desktop for Google+ Hangouts

Google has integrated a remote desktop support feature to Google+ Hangouts, making it easier to troubleshoot someone else's computer. Here's how the new feature works.

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Google Drive gets automatic offline sync in Chrome

Google Drive users no longer have to worry about accessing their documents without an Internet connection--as long as they’re using Google’s Chrome browser

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Hands On with Chrome Office Viewer

Google is beta testing an extension called Chrome Office Viewer, which allows Windows and Mac users to view Microsoft Office files without having to download them.

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LinkedIn revamps contacts feature to boost relationship management

LinkedIn has revamped the contacts management feature of its professional networking website and packaged the functionality into a new iOS application.

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The most reliable Windows laptop is a Mac, says Soluto

The data compiled about laptops running the popular Soluto software resulted in some surprising hardware ratings. Soluto's crowdsourced troubleshooting software and service now comes in a business edition with remote control options.

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Microsoft adds two-factor authentication to keep accounts secure

If you're an active user of Outlook, SkyDrive, Office Web Apps, or other Microsoft services, you may want to add two-step verification for an extra layer of security.

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Evernote CEO: We want to build hardware

The CEO of archiving service Evernote said his company will soon release branded hardware with partners, as it moves toward creating its own devices.

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Google Apps are down for some users

Various Google apps have been hit with outages this morning.

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Twitter bots, fake retweets rake in big bucks

So you think your Twitter account is gaining popularity because you’re really interesting and funny. But a growing number of accounts are fake, created to generate links and drive traffic to the highest bidder.

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Dropbox for Business launches, offering single sign-on

This new feature promises to make life easier (and more secure) for users and admins alike.

Introducing Macworld's The iPad Office ebook

Getting real work done on an iPad is easy--if you know how. Let us show you all the different ways you can go about it with our new iPad-exclusive ebook, the iPad Office, built using iBooks Author.

Microsoft: No more support for you, Office for Mac 2008

Microsoft today reminded customers running Office for Mac 2008 that support for the suite ends next Tuesday.

Google puts pressure on Microsoft, launches Quickoffice for iPhone and Android

Google launched its Microsoft Office substitute, Quickoffice, for Apple's iPhone, Android smartphones and Android tablets, fulfilling a promise made in December.

How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable—without spying

We all hear the jokes about employees not-really-working at home. If you're not sure what remote employees are up to, use these tech tools and management tips to get the most out of them and take the worry out of your work-at-home policy. (Surprise: Spying is not the best answer.)

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