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Slack exits beta with its tool for information overload

Slack aims to take your emails and files, along with content from Twitter, Dropbox, and elsewhere, and plunk that into its own platform to make it more easily searchable.

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Chrome beta users get an assist from Google Now

The virtual assistant already available to Android and iOS users is making its way to the desktop via the beta version of Google's browser.

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iWork updates for Mac, iOS return missing features

A number of features that were MIA in the recent revamps of iWork on the Mac and iOS have returned in the latest updates for the suites.

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9 great apps for brand new iPhone owners

If the holiday season meant a new iPhone 5c or 5s for you, we can help you get started with nine terrific downloads from the App Store.