This week in Windows Phone we heard that developers don't think porting apps has value, Microsoft to control Windows 10 Mobile updates, and LG is back.
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News in the Android world this week had reports that Android Wear may get phone calling, Android phones got a preview version of Microsoft Office, factory resetting some phones leaves owner info, and no Galaxy Note 5 in June.
Microsoft is forging ahead with a work-assistant application which seemingly will be called "Office Now," which is designed to make performing work-related tasks simpler.
Microsoft is bringing Outlook.com closer to Outlook/Office 365 with a bunch of new features and back-end platform changes that will be rolling out over the coming months.
Microsoft Research and Duke University are combining device graphics chips with those in the cloud to cut mobile broadband usage for streamed applications by up to 83 percent.
Flow may not be the only new 'mobile first' lightweight productivity app Microsoft is building. There may be new, lightweight document collaboration and project management apps in the works, too.
Microsoft is rolling out test versions of its standalone, touch-first Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for Android phones.
It's not exactly Android-style fragmentation, but Windows Phone users are perennially frustrated at carriers dragging their feet on operating system updates. That's all changing with Windows 10 Mobile, the company says. And this time they mean it.
Microsoft is rolling out to its Insider testers a new test build of Windows 10 Mobile for phones, as well as promised test builds of its Office Universal apps for Windows Phones.
Google says that more people now use Google Search on mobile devices than they do on desktops. ComScore disagrees.
Dropbox also slipped in that it will be adding the ability for creating new Microsoft Office docs straight from its iOS app in the next few weeks.
Equinix will be delivering Microsoft Office 365 to 15 markets worldwide, including Australia, through the Equinix Cloud Exchange.
A new test build of Microsoft's Office 2016 suite for Windows 7, 8 and 10 users is available, ahead of this fall's final release.
In iOS news this week big numbers dominated with Apple's latest quarterly results, Microsoft Office has a big number of downloads on iOS and Android, and lots of apps available for Apple Watch at launch.
Microsoft officials claim the company's combined Azure, Office 365, CRM Online and Enterprise Mobility Suite revenues will be at a $20 billion run rate in three years.
Dell plans to centralize collaboration and maximize investment in Microsoft Yammer and Office 365 with its new release. Migration Manager aims to eliminate the need to support multiple, disparate social networks with redundant functionality and content.
In the post-Snowden era, how do American cloud companies deal with business customers who are nervous about unauthorized access to corporate data? Microsoft's answer is more encryption and tighter access restrictions.
Microsoft has released to testers its third public preview of Windows 10 Mobile for Windows Phones.
Yahoo and Microsoft can walk away from their 10-year search deal with just four months' written notice.
Mobile technology makes it possible for some folks to regularly exit the cubicle and work outside the office. It's not the same as desk work, so be smart and make it more productive.
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