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July 17, 2014
by sjvn01
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Who should really worry about Apple/IBM? Microsoft

So Apple and IBM are hooking up. It’s a match made in enterprise heaven, bringing together BYOD favorites the iPhone and the iPad with enterprise apps and cloud services from IBM. It’s a win for Apple, which finally gets some … Continue reading

March 11, 2014
by sjvn01
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Microsoft brings Office 365 data to Android apps

Just the other day, I gave five reasons why Microsoft should embrace Android for its smartphone operating system. Little did I know that on that same day Microsoft Open Technologies would open source the Office 365 Software Development Kit (SDK) … Continue reading

March 10, 2014
by sjvn01
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Google gets serious about office apps: Offers $15 for referrals

Google just got serious—really serious—about taking on Microsoft Office, and Office 365 in particular. In a blog posting on March 10th Prajesh Parekh, a Google marketing lead, wrote “we’re offering a $15 referral bonus for each new Google Apps user … Continue reading