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Quark tightening upgrade policy for XPress publishing program

After June 30, Quark will only support upgrading from one previous version of QuarkXPress to the current version.

Remains of the Day: Supreme beings

The Supremes smile down on Apple and the friendly skies are now full of iPads, but Tim Cook's got nothing but downside.

Email overload? Check out SaneBox

If your inbox is overflowing (and whose inbox isn't?), a service called SaneBox could help. Dan Miller has a quick video tour.

LinkedIn outage prompts security concerns

LinkedIn's domain name was temporarily redirected to a third-party server Thursday, which resulted in a service outage and potentially put user accounts at risk of compromise.

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Office for iPhone is a belated, ambivalent move, analysts say

Microsoft's release of an Office suite for the iPhone is too little, too late and yet another timid move aimed at protecting Windows 8 sales at the expense of customer demand for a product like this one for iPads, according to analysts.

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Get text messages, voice calls, and chat on your company's landline

TextGen’s cloud-based service turns any phone number into a powerful and versatile customer communication platform.

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Adobe VP says Creative Cloud is 'a big bet', but allows for better tools in the future

Adobe's move to Creative Cloud offers a chance to overhaul its software in exciting ways–but it could leave the company damaged if customers aren't won over.

LinkedIn finally joins two-factor authentication club

The foremost social site for professional networking Friday rolled out two-step verification to help users prevent hacking attempts.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Scary!

This week's roundup features some of the scariest creatures known to human kind: Zombies. Orcs. Bullies. And accountants. Check out what we found this week.

Payleven's chip-and-PIN readers land in Apple's retail stores

Mobile payments startup Payleven has struck a deal that calls for Apple to start selling chip-and-PIN readers in its retail stores across Europe.

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Google Wallet makes payments possible through Gmail

Google is integrating Gmail with Google Wallet so that users can send payments as a mail attachment, even if the recipient doesn't have a Gmail address.

Pretend you’re on the radio with Vobok, the Vine-ish social network for broadcasters

Vobok, a free iOS and Android app, lets you share 30-second sound clips as an audio answer to Vine’s six-second video loops and Twitter’s 140-character written missives.

Evernote originally wanted to make 'egg-like' hardware

Note-taking software provider Evernote originally wanted to delve into the hardware business as far back as 2007, with an egg-like device capable of recording conversations, the company's CEO said on Tuesday.

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