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Microsoft Launches Office 2016

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.24.2015 | Technology

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said it began the worldwide roll-out of Office 2016, the latest addition to its cloud-based subscription service Office 36...

Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology

Microsoft will give away its upcoming Windows 10 operating system as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows.

The Dumbing Down of Microsoft Outlook

Andrew Zack | Posted 03.08.2015 | Technology
Andrew Zack

I finally upgraded from Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2013 and greatly regret the change. Microsoft appears to be catering to the lowest-common denominator: the user who only does email with Outlook, rather than the serious business user.

Microsoft Office Fiiiiiiinally Comes To iPad

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite, a breakthrough heralding a new era under a CEO who...

Nonkiller Apps Are The Future: Here's Why

John Pavley | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
John Pavley

I assume the term killer app came from the phrase "to make a killing." I never thought much about the metaphor -- the use of the word "killing" as a synonym for "succeeding" or "winning." But it's a little creepy to think about what the word killer really means. After all, a "murder app" or "homicidal app" doesn't sound appealing, and yet all these words are interchangeable synonyms.

Android Finally Gets Microsoft Office -- But With One Catch

AP | By ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is bringing a pared-down version of its Office software to Android phones, but it is keeping the app off Android tablets j...

Microsoft Office, It's About Time

AP | By ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 08.14.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending t...

This Magazine Gives You Free Wi-Fi

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 05.10.2013 | Technology

It's not uncommon these days for analysts to write off Microsoft as a has-been. The Windows Phone didn't take off, the Microsoft Surface tablet failed...

Jason Gilbert

Microsoft's New Office Suite Cuts Into A Key Google Advantage | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology

Tracking the combatants and battlefronts in the Modern Tech Wars can be as difficult to comprehend as a family tree in a Garcia Marquez novel. Apple h...

How To Get The New Microsoft Office Today

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith & Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology

Microsoft on Monday lifted the veil on a major revamp of its Office software, the first time the company has introduced significant changes to the pro...

New Microsoft Office Unveiled

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — New versions of Microsoft's word processing, spreadsheet and email programs will sport touch-based controls and emphasize Intern...

Major New Update To Microsoft Office Coming Today?

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New versions of Microsoft's word processing, spreadsheet and email programs will sport touch-based controls and emphasize Inter...

Man Charged With Selling Counterfeit Microsoft Software

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a Southern California man with illegally importing more than 1,000 counterfeit Microsoft Office ...

Microsoft Office For iPad Expected In Coming Weeks

The Daily | Matt Hickey | Posted 02.21.2012 | Technology

Back in November, The Daily initially uncovered the existence of an iPad version of the Microsoft Office Suite. Sources now say that the app will soon...

Apple OSX Lion & Microsoft Exchange: The End of Fanboy Days

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.11.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

There are many wonderful things I can say about Apple's OSX Lion operating system, but compatibility with Microsoft Exchange isn't on the list.

Jurors Deadlocked In $1 Billion Antitrust Lawsuit Against Microsoft

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal jury on Friday failed to reach a verdict in a Utah company's $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. in ...

Amy Lee

Can Microsoft's Latest Counter Google's Threat? | Amy Lee | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology

With its new web-based version of the popular Microsoft Office suite of software, Office 365, Microsoft is attempting to reclaim territory that has be...

Microsoft Confronts Google With Office

Posted 08.28.2011 | Technology

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE | Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:24am IST (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is making its biggest move into the mobile, Internet-accessible wor...

Google Docs vs. Microsoft Office: What's Best for College Students?

Uloop | Posted 07.10.2011 | College

Is Google Docs a viable alternative to Microsoft Office? Is it really worth it for college students? Here's the scoop.

Google Cloud Connect Fuses Microsoft Office With Google Docs

TechCrunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is launching a new plugin for Microsoft Office called Cloud Connect, which will tie Google Docs directly into the ubiquitous productivity suite...

The Skill that Every Job Requires?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

My wife has warned me, for my own sanity, to stop torturing myself. But I can't help it. Whenever I read a news article about immigration or the dis...

Windows Phone 7 Launch Comes to NYC

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

One of the main points that Ballmer and de la Vega kept driving was that "Windows Phone 7 is your phone." The mobile OS is designed to keep you in touch with the people who mean the most to you.

Changing Your Brain's Factory Settings

Eric Haseltine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Eric Haseltine

Is there even such a thing as a pull down menu for changing the brain's settings for violence, and if so, where is it? Your brain often guesses wrong about which if-then rules will produce the best results.

New Microsoft Office goes on sale Tuesday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology


Evolving Expectations: How to Get Things Done

Takeshi Numoto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Takeshi Numoto

The number one thing I hear from customers is that their personal and professional lives have blurred. People work during personal time, and personal life mixes with professional life too. It's overwhelming.