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Gartner: worldwide mobile phone sales dipped 2.3 percent while users wait for next iPhone

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Gartner is reporting that worldwide mobile phone sales this quarter dropped 2.3 percent as buyers postponed upgrades and held out for the next big thing. Of the 419 million units sold in the last three months, Samsung, Nokia and Apple unsurprisingly took the lion's share of the sales, while...
Gartner: worldwide mobile phone sales dipped 2.3 percent while users wait for next iPhone

Apple rolls out updated iWork suite, adds iCloud sync, Dictation and Retina support

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Following the launch of Mountain Lion earlier in the day, Apple has also pushed updates for its iWork suite, rolling out iCloud document sync and Retina display support to Pages, Numbers and Keynote. Apple has also made sure that all three apps support Dictation, so not only can you interact...
Apple rolls out updated iWork suite, adds iCloud sync, Dictation and Retina support

Apple expands iWork for iCloud beta testing to its employees

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Apple has expanded beta testing of its upcoming iWork for iCloud service to all Apple employees, according to an email sent to employees. Since the mid-June WWDC conference, iWork for iCloud beta testing has been limited to members of Apple’s developer program. Apple says that employees can use iWork...
Apple expands iWork for iCloud beta testing to its employees

Google adds offline editing, viewing capabilities to Slides presentation software

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Google has added Slides, the latest version of its Docs presentation software, to its suite of offline applications, as it tries to play a spoiler role with the official releases of Microsoft Office 2013 and the home user version of Office 365 right around the corner. Slides users will...
Google adds offline editing, viewing capabilities to Slides presentation software

Trakr for iOS takes the pain out of tracking things by handling the numbers

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If you’re trying to keep track of the miles you’ve run, the cups of water you drink in a day, or anything else numerical in nature, boy have I found an app for you. Trakr for iOS is a super simple app that lets you track anything you can imagine,...
Trakr for iOS takes the pain out of tracking things by handling the numbers

Share office documents between Windows and an iPad, Part II

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The answer I gave Richard Wiringa in my September 10 post is already out of date. Here's a new one. [Email your tech questions to answer@pcworld.com or post them on the PCW Answer Line forum.] Apple's improvements still doesn't match the built-in Dropbox support in third-party iOS office apps,...
Share office documents between Windows and an iPad, Part II

Don't like Ubuntu's Unity? Try the new GNOME Remix instead

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We've known for some time that a "pure GNOME" version of Ubuntu Linux was in the works, and following last week's release of Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal," the first GNOME Remix of the software has now made its debut as well. "The Ubuntu GNOME Remix is an unofficial Ubuntu...
Don't like Ubuntu's Unity? Try the new GNOME Remix instead

Startup Spotlight: MakeGood looks to help companies make the most of ad campaigns

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MakeGood Software CEO Jeff Coon The world of online advertising can be convoluted and complex, making it challenging for advertisers, agencies and publishers to track campaigns. MakeGood Software, a three-year-old startup located in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, is looking to help companies make better sense of the data and eliminate bulky spreadsheets...
Startup Spotlight: MakeGood looks to help companies make the most of ad campaigns

OffiSync Introduces Real-Time Co-Authoring Between Microsoft Office and Google Docs

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OffiSync is launching an all-new version of its Microsoft Office to Google Docs synchronization tool, a plugin that's a "must-have" for anyone still straddling the two worlds of office suites: that is, the desktop-based world of Microsoft software and the web-based world of Google Docs. In the updated version of...
OffiSync Introduces Real-Time Co-Authoring Between Microsoft Office and Google Docs

Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

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Hotmail's days are numbered with Microsoft's announcement of an all-new cloud-based email service at Outlook.com Tuesday. It ties into SkyDrive, so you have 7GB of free space, and it can open attachments right inside new Web apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Its built-in Outlook chat connects to Facebook messages,...
Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

Android users: Got a buck? Spend it on these 4 apps

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Now that the Google Play store has hit 25 billion downloads, Google is offering select apps for a quarter over the coming days. A quick scan of today’s $0.25 picks show a wide range of apps, from exercise tracking to productivity to games and more. The whole list is worth a look,...
Android users: Got a buck? Spend it on these 4 apps

New open source Calligra Suite release enhances ODF document support

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Calligra has published the second stable release of its open source suite that includes word processing, spreadsheets and a sketching program....
New open source Calligra Suite release enhances ODF document support

Podio brings its collaboration software goodness to the iPad

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Podio, the Danish online collaboration tools maker that was recently acquired by Citrix for about $53 million, is today debuting an iPad app. Podio says it didn’t simply want to ‘downscale its website’ or ‘upscale its iPhone app’ and set out to build a tablet app from scratch and focus...
Podio brings its collaboration software goodness to the iPad

Google launches offline Google Docs, presentations and spreadsheets coming soon

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Demoing offline @GoogleDocs w/ full editing capabilities, available today #io12 #keynote— Google Chrome (@googlechrome) June 28, 2012 Another notable announcement coming out of Google’s second keynote presentation at Google I/O today is the launch of offline mode for Google Docs. Google execs gave a demo of the app working in...
Google launches offline Google Docs, presentations and spreadsheets coming soon

How much damage a cheaper iPhone does to Apple's profit margins

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Fears of 30% by 2015 are overblown, says Gene Munster, but he's lowering his target. FORTUNE -- So confident are analysts that Apple (AAPL) is getting ready to launch a lower-cost iPhone that some have started building the new device -- which none have ever seen -- into spreadsheets like...
How much damage a cheaper iPhone does to Apple's profit margins
Do more with your spreadsheets with CollateBox
Google Docs puts design font and center

Business Development In Silicon Valley Is Now API-Centric, Not People-Centric

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The rise of the Growth HackerThe new job title of “Growth Hacker” is integrating itself into Silicon Valley’s culture, emphasizing that coding and technical chops are now an essential part of being a great marketer. Growth hackers are a hybrid of marketer and coder, one who looks at the traditional...
Business Development In Silicon Valley Is Now API-Centric, Not People-Centric

Google Drive And The Cloud Wars

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Editor’s note: Aaron Levie is co-founder and CEO at Box. Follow him on Twitter @levie. For the past six years, any startup touching the cloud storage space has lived in anticipation and fear of Google’s entry into the market. G(od) Drive’s arrival was meant to instantly commoditize existing offerings, kill...
Google Drive And The Cloud Wars

Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions

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More Info Microsoft begins Office 15 technical preview, fills up before you knew it existed Microsoft Office 15 leaks suggest Office 2013 name, show off Metro logo and Web Apps UI Office Next blog is here to answer all your burning questions about the future of spreadsheets It's been...
Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions

Zoho Adds A Social Layer To Productivity Suite With Facebook Connect

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Online productivity suite Zoho has been open to allowing users to use their Google, Google Apps and Yahoo accounts to log-in to Zoho Apps. Zoho says that most of its users are using their log-ins for other applications to use Zoho’s offerings. Today, the productivity suite is adding a...
Zoho Adds A Social Layer To Productivity Suite With Facebook Connect
Google Drive for iOS updated with landscape support on iPhone, faster loading/editing

COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS: Jump-Start Your Career By Spending The Summer At Business Insider In Marketing And Sales

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Business Insider is looking for two awesome interns to join our business team this summer. Don't be fooled by the term "intern." Our paid interns spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, analyzing, preparing decks and reports, prospecting, and more. Interns are required to work full-time in our NYC offices....
COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS: Jump-Start Your Career By Spending The Summer At Business Insider In Marketing And Sales
Samsung's projector-equipped Galaxy Beam now available in the UK

IBM Acquires Sales Data And Analytics Software Company Varicent

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Big Blue has made a purchase today—IBM has acquired Varicent Software, a company that creates a sales analytics software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Varicent, which has raised $35 million in funding, analyzes sales data from businesses to help organizations to streamline compensation processes for employees, improve...
IBM Acquires Sales Data And Analytics Software Company Varicent

Google Docs Gets Customizable Styles, Sparklines and Google+ Sharing for Forms

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Google just announced some welcome new features for Google Docs. Maybe the most important of these updates is Google Doc's new-found ability to apply changes to a document's style and formatting across the document with just a few clicks. This means that if you want to change how subtitles look,...
Google Docs Gets Customizable Styles, Sparklines and Google+ Sharing for Forms
Ars Technica System Guide: Bargain Box, February 2013
Jolicloud expands its simple aggregator for personal clouds

Evernote updates Web clipper for Chrome to add Gmail clippings

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Evernote is showing no signs of slowing down as it continues to update its services. After recently launching custom reminders for iOS, OSX and the Web, followed by Android two weeks after, the note-taking service has updated its Web clipper function for Google Chrome to include Gmail. Open any email...
Evernote updates Web clipper for Chrome to add Gmail clippings

Google Hiring Data Reveals Two Things Women Can Do To Get Hired And Promoted More (GOOG)

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Google has launched an effort to make sure it hires and promotes enough women, reports the New York Times's Claire Cain Miller. Because its Google, the company's first step was to analyze data about its own HR practices. The NYT reports: Google's data-filled spreadsheets showed that some women who applied...
Google Hiring Data Reveals Two Things Women Can Do To Get Hired And Promoted More (GOOG)
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