Microsoft is readying a test build of its Office 'Universal' apps for Windows Phones before the end of April.
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Microsoft has purchased cross-platform, mobile business-intelligence vendor Datazen Software, a Toronto-based company, for an undisclosed amount.
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Microsoft and Dropbox are enabling Office Online users to add their Dropbox accounts to the Webified version of Office.
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