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Top 5 Tech Stories of the Week: Chromebooks, LibreOffice, Fire Phone, Dropbox and Microsoft

Summer is in its middle, but no vacation is for IT industry newsmakers. If you’ve overslept a great part of news, we’ve definitely got something for your here.

And again about Chromebooks… US B2B sales of Chromebooks are the thing to be proud about. Businesses, schools and governments those are the institutions who made Chromebooks sales increases by 250 percent on last year. Get details in overview. They even have charts there.


Continuing on good. While Libreoffice team is celebrating a good news about the UK government selection of the Open Document Format (ODF), Libreoffice users could celebrate their own small holiday - final Release Candidate version of LibreOffice 4.3 is now out and ready for testing.

Amazon users still need to wait a bit to see a new Amazon-based Fire phone in stores, however they could enjoy The Verge’s journalist deep review of the device, and his user experience, while he’s been playing with it for several days.

Dropbox is taking care of its business users by implementing new sharing and search features. Hoping this new tools will make premium business features more attractive.

Microsoft claims the great cloud earnings growth in Q4. Chief executive Satya Nadella is quite excited about new figures. Check in details.

Seem all our news was positive. Hope next week we’ll not tell you anything disappointing.

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