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Square launches iPad-based 'Business in a Box' point-of-sale system

Square is expanding its Register point-of-sale application for Apple's iPad tablet with the introduction of Business in a Box, offering brick-and-mortar retailers a complete point-of-sale system for accepting payments, tracking sales and sharing product and location information.

Microsoft unveils Lync-Skype connectivity

Microsoft announced on Tuesday the long-rumored connectivity between users of its Lync unified communications (UC) platform and its Skype VoIP service.

Microsoft's 128GB Surface Pro once again available for purchase

Microsoft's 128GB Surface Pro tablet, a rival to Apple's 128GB iPad, is once again on sale after a week of being out of stock.

Analyst: Microsoft forfeiting $2.5B a year by keeping Office off Apple's iPad

Microsoft is leaving billions of dollars on the table by not offering a full version of its Office productivity suite optimized for Apple's iPad, according to a new estimate from Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Holt.

Apple pinpoints source of iOS 6.1 Exchange bug, says fix coming

Apple has identified the source of a bug preventing some iPhone and iPad users from syncing their mobile mailbox with Microsoft's Exchange Server 2010, vowing a fix is in the works.

Apple's iOS developer payouts eclipse $8B, up $1B in a month

Apple has now paid more than $8 billion to its iOS developer partners, a $1 billion increase since the company last trumpeted App Store sales a month earlier and up from $6.5 billion in Oct. 2012.

LevelUp, ShopKeep team on iPad payment processing

SCVNGR, the startup behind the fast-growing LevelUp mobile payment application, is partnering with mobile point-of-sale systems provider ShopKeep to roll out an integrated loyalty platform optimized for Apple's iPad.

Apple streaming music service rumors rekindled by hidden iOS 6.1 icons

A set of files buried in Apple's new iOS 6.1 mobile operating system update is renewing speculation the company will launch a streaming music service later this year.

Apple has enterprise users in mind with 128 GB iPad

In an effort to attract enterprise users, Apple unveiled on Tuesday an iPad with 128 GB of onboard storage, double the amount of the current 64 GB iPad model.

Apple, Hearst offer magazines on iPad before print publication

Apple is rolling out Read Them Here First, offering iPad tablet early owners access to Hearst Corporation magazines before the print editions reach newsstands.