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Next-gen Microsoft Office is codenamed “Gemini”

Next-gen Microsoft Office is codenamed “Gemini”

Microsoft's next generation of Office software looks like it's going to be a rebel and not follow Microsoft's new "Blue" codename. The software will instead go by the codename "Gemini", and it will be composed of two waves that will be released over the next two years. The first wave will be released alongside Windows Blue, and will bring updates to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.

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Microsoft’s Windows Store reaches 50,000 apps milestone

Microsoft’s Windows Store reaches 50,000 apps milestone

Microsoft has finally has over 50,000 apps in its Windows Store. According to MetroStore Scanner, there are currently 50,304 apps available from the Windows Store as of today. There have been an average of about 279 apps developed daily in March alone. March is the first month in a long time in which Microsoft saw an increase in app development. Since November, app development had been on a rapid decline.

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Microsoft offers Windows developers $100 for their apps

Microsoft offers Windows developers $100 for their apps

Microsoft is offering new incentives to get more developers to create apps for its struggling Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 platforms. Microsoft says that for every app that you develop (and that gets approved), you will get $100. You can make up to 10 apps for Windows 8, and 10 apps for Windows Phone 8 for a grand total of $2000. You won't be paid with direct deposit, or by paper check, but instead with a virtual Visa card.

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