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Microsoft to deliver tech preview build of Office 2010

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft is slated to make available today a limited technical test build of its Office 2010 suite to select testers. The new build is not a public beta. A public beta of Office 2010 is slated for later this year.

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Ed Bott: Office 2010 makes a splashy public debut changer
Screenshots: An early look at Office 2010
Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft Office Web Apps: No test build until August
Larry Dignan: Clippy's back: Can Office 2010 live up to the trailer?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Microsoft jumps gun on Office 2010 announcement

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Microsoft's AMD fills out six-core Opteron lineup

Larry Dignan: Six-core AMD Opteron SE processors claim a 50 percent performance boost of the previous generation. The HE processors deliver 18 percent more performance per watt.

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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Sept. launch for Core i7 notebook CPUs?

Dell's analyst meeting: Looking for vision

Larry Dignan: Dell's analyst powwow is expected to focus heavily on storage and cost cutting although many observers are itching to hear more about the company's acquisition strategy and vision.

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Prosecutor: Cybercrime will follow the cloud

As data moves to the cloud, attackers and thieves will follow, a federal prosecutor said on Friday.

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Windows 7: Why? And why risk it?

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: What's interesting is that from my e-mails overall, people are very excited about Windows 7. They like what they see.

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Analyst: Apple is 'doing just fine at wrecking the wireless business'

Larry Dignan: The Feds have been examining exclusive wireless carrier deals with handset makers - think AT&T and Apple - but the effort is a bit of a farce.

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