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Office 365 SMB editions to get a makeover

In general, Microsoft is keeping the same Office plans as before, but at lower prices.

Google reacts to Office 365 momentum with unlimited cloud storage

It's called Drive for Work, costs twice as much as Apps for Business, and includes unlimited cloud storage for all users. Sorry, Microsoft.

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Apple Maps search may get personal, and much better, thanks to Spotsetter

Apple has reportedly acquired Spotsetter, a social search and mapping startup, after the service said that it had closed down.

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iCloud FAQ: Why Apple's online service will matter more than ever

iCloud will be the foundation for some of the coolest new features coming to the iPhone, iPad, and Mac this fall.

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Why Apple's opacity with developers is bad for users

Getting Cupertino's attention when things go wrong can be a hard proposition and can ultimately damage the user experience, say third-party developers.

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Appeals court denies Apple bid to delay e-books damages trial

An appeals court denied Apple's request for a stay during appeal.

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Reading List: iCloud story has a silver security lining

Apple says iCloud wasn't hacked; meanwhile, the iPad comes to Japan's largest cellular network and gets a break for school.

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New Yahoo mail app for iPhone delivers other content as well

The app, designed also for iPod Touch, provides news, weather information and stock prices.

Code Conference second night will star Apple top execs Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi

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Messrs. Cue and Federighi, Apple's senior vice presidents for services and software, respectively, will headline the second night of the new conference put on by veteran tech journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.

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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

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Was Steve Jobs a jerk? Hiring case questions his character

Plaintiffs say materials such as Walter Isaacson's biography are permissible as evidence. Others call it character assassination.

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Dropbox weaves cloud photo service Loom into Carousel

Cloud photo service Loom is joining forces with Dropbox, presumably to beef up the storage company's newly launched Carousel app.

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Hands-on: Eyefi Cloud offers unlimited photo storage through a Wi-Fi SD card

Drop this card into your DSLR camera, and use your phone or tablet's Internet connection to move photos from the card to the cloud. Cool service, though it will cost you.