Standalone Microsoft Office Update and Text Prediction Coming Soon

Microsoft is preparing updates to its venerable office suite, including two big features: continued support for the standalone, non-365 version and text prediction.

Microsoft Azure Will Be Bigger Than Office In 2022

Microsoft Azure is growing by leaps and bounds, with at least one analyst predicting it will eclipse Office by 2022.

Microsoft Reports Stellar Quarter, Fueled By Cloud Earnings

Microsoft has reported its results for the quarter ending September 30, and it was good news for the company and its cloud business.

Microsoft Continues Cloud Hiring, Freezes Other Areas

As the global pandemic continues to take its toll, Microsoft is freezing hiring for many roles, but is continuing to hire for its cloud division.

Coronavirus: Microsoft Teams Tops 44 Million Users

Microsoft has announced that Teams has topped 44 million users as more individuals work from home and rely on virtual interactions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Microsoft Throttling Non-Essential Office 365 Features to Cope With Demand

As more work-from-home users rely on Office 365 during the coronavirus pandemic, Microsoft is scaling back and throttling some features in an effort to keep up.

Coronavirus: Pandemic Boon to Cloud Providers, Doom For Legacy Companies

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the globe, it’s proving to be a defining moment for cloud computing. At the same time, it could spell doom for legacy companies.

Microsoft Search Unveils Acronym Search Feature

TLA, TOS, GAAP, SEO, GDPR, CCPA, NTP, RTM—the acronyms in business are endless. Now Microsoft Search is making it easier for employees to find out what their companies’ acronyms means, according to a company blog post. Microsoft Search is an…

Google Acquires AppSheet, Leading No-Code Development Platform

Google has announced its acquisition of “AppSheet, a leading no-code application development platform used by a number of enterprises across a variety of industries.” Custom applications are an excellent way for businesses to meet their needs and adapt to an…

Bad News For Slack: AvePoint Raises $200 Million To Help Slack Customers Migrate To Teams

Software company AvePoint just raised $200 million to, in part, help Slack customers migrate to Microsoft’s Teams app, according to Business Insider and the company’s press release. Slack has been facing increased competition from Teams, with Microsoft’s app recently doubling…