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Ready for Windows 8? 4 Touchscreen PCs and Tablets

Tap into Microsoft's touch-driven operating system with these Windows 8 devices.

The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

Groupon's former chief executive, Pinterest's edge in ecommerce, Wanelo's funding round and more social-media news.

3 Things to Know About Microsoft's New Office 365 for Business

What to keep in mind if you're considering an upgrade to the latest version of the company's popular software.

One Big Problem for Windows Phone Users

Sure, Microsoft has 75,000 new apps, but are they the right ones?

8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than the iPad

From its size and specs to the keyboard and more, here's how the Surface tablet stacks up.

Still Not Sure About Windows 8? A 10-Step Guide to Getting Started

How you can get up to speed with the desktop version of Microsoft's new operating system.

How to Choose the Best Hardware and Software for Your Business

Expert tips on finding the right technology to help run your business.

3 Confusing Windows 8 Features Explained

We've figured out the workarounds for three of Windows 8's most frustrating new features.

8 Tablets for Business: the Pros and Cons

As more companies offer a wider variety of tablets, it might be time to go shopping for one for your small business.

Are Motion-Based Gaming Technologies Right for Your Business?

Motion capture technology is now more affordable and easy to use. Here's how to get started.

Internet Explorer Users Face Security Risks and Issues

Older versions of the browser are vulnerable to hackers and will be left behind for Google updates.

What's Wrong with Microsoft's New Logo and How to Avoid the Same Mistakes

Tips from a graphic designer on how to create great company logos.

For Microsoft Office Users, Newest Version Might Cause Headaches

Popular software's new features can be useful for smaller firms. But the transition will require a significant effort.

Microsoft Upgrades Office for Cloud, Social

A quick look at some of the new features for Microsoft's popular software package.

For Windows Users, Microsoft's 'Surface' Might Be Your Next Tablet

Tech giant's new tablets to feature Windows OS, a built-in keyboard and kickstand.

Building a Profitable Wearable Device May Depend on Who You Partner With

Electronic devices that are worn on the body and relay information are starting to receive a lot of buzz, but partnering with a big company is the key to getting the product to see the light of day.

Why You Might Not Upgrade to Windows 8

The new operating system is so different from its predecessors, business owners likely won't rush to use it.

Three Lessons a Serial Tech Entrepreneur Learned from Bill Gates

Naveen Jain shares the insights he gleaned from the Microsoft co-founder, and how he used them when starting his own businesses.

How to Run Business Software Between Macs and PCs

Consider this advice for ensuring that documents and files can be used, in-house and by clients, no matter which operating system they're created on.

An Inside Look at Cloud-Based Microsoft Office 365

Our columnist gets the skinny on on Microsoft's 'cloudification' of software and what it could mean for your business.

A Closer Look at Browser-Based Microsoft 365

Our reviewer has spent quality time with the new cloud-based suite of tools. Here's what his test drive turned up.

Skype: From Startup to $8.5B in Eight Years

How the internet calling service went from an idea to a multibillion-dollar acquisition in less than a decade.

Review: Microsoft Office 365 for Small-Business Users in the Cloud

Our tech columnist reviews the new web-based portfolio of services designed for small companies.

Microsoft Office for Mac Gets an Update

Mac users get access to new e-mail and better PC integration with an updated version of Microsoft’s business software.

Keyboards That Don't Hurt

New keyboards offer improved ergonomics to make typing easier. Here are three options for less painful ways to work.

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