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Microsoft Office comes to Android, but not tablets

Microsoft is bringing a pared-down version of its Office software to Android phones, but it is keeping the app off Android tablets just as it isn't making a version for iPads.Full story

Review: Chromecast streams media at a nice price

A new device from Google makes it easy to stream video from several popular services to a high-definition TV. Chromecast is tiny enough to dangle from a keychain when not in use, but it packs a big punch for a low price. Full story

Microsoft losing money on Surface tablets

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's Surface tablets have yet to make any profit as sputtering sales have been eclipsed by advertising costs and an accounting charge, according to the software company's annual report. Full story

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