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Microsoft Announces Office For iPad, New Enterprise Tools

Microsoft Announces Office For iPad, New Enterprise Tools

By Chris Crum March 27, 2014

Microsoft made some major announcements on Thursday including Microsoft Office for iPad, free Office Mobile apps for iPhone and Android, and the Enterprise Mobility Suite of cloud services to help businesses manage corporate data and services on various devices. The …

Office Web Apps Now Available Through SkyDrive Office Web Apps Now Available Through SkyDrive

The Web is quickly becoming the new platform of choice for many tech companies. Google and Microsoft have been the two largest proponents of the Web over the last few years with both companies investing heavily in cloud computing and …

College Students Can Get Office 365 On The Cheap College Students Can Get Office 365 On The Cheap
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College students are constantly broke. I was there once. The worst part was living off of ramen noodles while waiting for my meal plans to renew. Companies are finally starting to understand this and have started offering discounted, or even …

Download Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview Download Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview
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Microsoft just unveiled the next installment of their ubiquitous Office products, and you can download the customer preview here. Microsoft says that Office 2013 (or Office 15) is going to work perfectly across multiple devices – “touch, stylus, mouse, or …

Office For iPad To Be Announced At SharePoint? Office For iPad To Be Announced At SharePoint?

There have been several rumors lately that Microsoft would be bringing Office to Apple’s iPad (and possibly to Android tablets as well). Two stories a week apart have each cited internal Microsoft sources claiming that Office for iOS would be …

Microsoft Office Finally Coming To iPad, Android? Microsoft Office Finally Coming To iPad, Android?

Microsoft Office may finally be making its way to the tablet world in November, according to recent reports. It seems that Microsoft has working versions of the apps and is preparing them to launch for the iPad and for Android …

Office 15 Getting Major Cloud Integration Office 15 Getting Major Cloud Integration

Last week we brought you news of a leaked product roadmap from Microsoft that gave hints about the release of several products, including the next versions of Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office (though not, unfortunately, Windows 8). According to that …

20% Workers Participate In March Madness Pools 20% Workers Participate In March Madness Pools

I’m betting that if business owners check their numbers at the beginning of April, they’ll probably find their productivity levels may have slipped a bit in March. Before managers start worrying about the market or anything else business-related, the answer …

Microsoft Hits Out About Office App On Twitter Microsoft Hits Out About Office App On Twitter

Yesterday, we reported on an upcoming version of Microsoft Office for iPad. The famous productivity suite has always been noticeably absent from iOS, and the news that an app might be making its way to the most popular tablet in …

Microsoft Office 15 Begins Technical Preview Microsoft Office 15 Begins Technical Preview

Microsoft announced the beginning of the technical preview program for Microsoft Office 15, the next generation of Microsoft Office. The preview is the first time the company shares its work with a select group of customers, under non-disclosure agreements. “These …

Office for iPad in 2012? Office for iPad in 2012?

The rumor mill has been thrown into high gear today on reports from The Daily that Microsoft is at long last preparing a version of its flagship Office software for Appleā€™s iPad. The Daily, citing internal sources, reports that Microsoft …

Microsoft’s Vision for Future Computer Use Microsoft’s Vision for Future Computer Use
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As Microsoft prepares for the upcoming Windows 8 launch, they are also provided us a glimpse of what the future of computer use — this includes software and hardware — with a nifty video that not only gives us a …

Microsoft Appoints New Division Leaders
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Microsoft announced some new leadership promotions today. The company promoted Kurt DelBene to president of the Microsoft Office Division, Andy Lees to president of the Mobile Communications Business, and Don Mattrick to president of the Interactive Entertainment Business.

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 Coming in October

Microsoft announced today that it will make Office for Mac 2011 available in over 100 countries at the end of October. It will be available in Home and Student and Home and Business versions.

The company also announced that starting today, if customers purchase Office 2008 for Mac, they’ll be able to upgrade to 2011 for free when it becomes available.

Attorney General Sues A Washington SEO Firm

An attorney general is suing a Redmond-based e-commerce service providing company, which had faltered on its promises of bringing up Web Traffic for a number of small businesses, driving many customers to file complaints.

Attorney General Rob McKenna reportedly stated that, “When it comes to Internet search results, every small business wants to pull a high ranking. Merchants hoping to increase their online sales paid thousands of dollars to Visible.net and Captures.com but didn’t always receive the top listings and other services they were promised.”

Microsoft Takes Office Cloud-ward
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Microsoft is taking its Office program and going online. The next release of Microsoft Office will include Office Web applications, “lightweight” versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.

The company’s announcement follows yesterday’s unveiling of its cloud-based Web apps operating platform, Windows Azure, and both are “part of a strategic companywide shift toward embracing web-based solutions.”

Hotmail Founder Seeking Lawsuit from Microsoft?

Sabeer Bhatia, co-founder of Hotmail (which he sold to Microsoft) is now trying to take on Microsoft Office and Google Docs, launching an online office suite.

While that in and of itself is a perfectly fine (albeit difficult) project, Sabeer’s methods are surprisingly self-destructive. His Live Documents site (a name that makes you think of Microsoft’s Office Live) uses Office 2007’s “Ribbon” interface, designed in Flex, to power document editing, spreadsheets and presentations.