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Dropbox has started rolling out a new feature for businesses which would allow users to collaborate on Office documents right from their desktop and share them with coworkers.
Microsoft is to launch its business intelligence tool, Power BI, on mobile, starting with iOS. A beta test is expected to begin soon.
In a 17 minute interview with Bloomberg, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates gives his opinions on Bitcoin, mobile payments, Tim Cook, and that improving Office needs to be one of Nadella's top focuses.
Latest update to Google Drive for Android has dropped support for document editing and will prompt users to install standalone Docs and Sheets apps to modify their stored content from the cloud.
Google has launched a new online storefront for people to download first and third-party add-ons for its Google Docs and Sheets programs, which seems to be a challenge to Microsoft's own Office Store.
Many workers at the Pearson education company are claiming that a decision to switch from Microsoft Office to Google Apps was a mistake forced on them by upper management.
Google has launched a public beta of the Chrome Office Viewer, a new Chrome browser extension that lets users view Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files inside the beta version of Chrome.
Microsoft has released new apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 that offer quick access to the company's Office Webinar videos where people can learn more about Office 2013.
OnLive's leader Gary Lauder broke the streaming game service's long silence today with a new blog post that offers some teases on the company's upcoming plans.
Microsoft announced today that its acquired Yammer division experienced major growth in 2012, with over seven million registered users now accessing the business themed social networking service
David Rothschild of Microsoft Research is working on formulas to predict the winners of the 2013 Academy Awards and his teamed up with Office on an Excel Oscar prediction app.
Microsoft has now quietly added the new version of Office 2013 to the Windows Store section of Windows 8 as a desktop app selection, a few hours after the launch of the software.
Google is still planning to stop supporting some older Microsoft Office formats in Google Docs after January 31st, after giving those formats a few extra months of life.
Google may compete with Microsoft with Google Apps versus Microsoft Office, but Google is still hiring people who have to be proficient in some Office programs to be considered for the gig.
All Google wants for Christmas (of 2013) is to steal away 90% of Microsoft Office users from their chief competitor. Do users need all of the advanced features that Microsoft offers? Google says no.
Microsoft has posted a list of the features that were found in previous versions of Outlook that won't be a part of the final version of Outlook 2013 when it launches in early 2013.
A new update to CloudOn has added support for the iPhone and the iPad mini to the company's app that lets users stream a version of Microsoft Office to non-Windows products.
Once upon a time, OpenOffice seemed like a real challenger to Microsoft's throne, but if this takedown from a German city council is any indication, those days are long, long gone.
CloudOn has added some more features for its cloud-based Microsoft Office service designed for iOS and Android tablet owners, including annotation support in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Microsoft has announced its Office 2013 productivity suite of software has hit the RTM build stage. People who choose to buy Office 2010 on October 19th will get Office 2013 for free when launched.
Google has reversed an earlier decision to stop supporting some older Microsoft Office formats in Google Docs and will extend that support until January 31st, 2013.
Microsoft said it will release seven updates next week in its latest monthly "Patch Tuesday" event for its products, including one critical one that addresses a Microsoft Office issue.
Google has announced that Google Docs will no longer support several older Microsoft Office formats, such as doc, .xls, .and ppt., starting October 1st.
Microsoft has reportedly asked four state-owned companies in China to stop using pirated versions of Microsoft Office software, along with copies of its server software.
Microsoft showed off a version of OneNote that will work in Windows 8 and Windows RT's new Metro environment, unlike Office 2013's other applications such as Word and Outlook.
A new Internet rumor claims that the beta version of Microsoft Office 2013 has now been completed by Microsoft and could be released sometime next week to the public.
Microsoft has begun to phase out the availability of Microsoft Office Starter 2010 to OEM partners, with the replacement being the Office Web Apps suite of programs.
Microsoft Office for iPad is reportedly out of development and is being examined for 'Metro compliance' by a usability team, prepping for a November 10th launch.
CloudOn has now launched its Android tablet app, letting people access Microsoft Office software via those supported tablets along with a number of other features.
Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch has hinted that future versions of the Nook tablet could link with Microsoft Office but stopped short when asked about a Windows 8-powered Nook.
Microsoft has halted downloads of the SP2 update for its Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 software from its Microsoft AutoUpdate system until it can fix an issue with the upgrade.
Microsoft has revealed more interesting bits of news in their latest financial numbers, including word that PC sales were up and that 100 billion minutes of calls via Skype were made last quarter.
As promised earlier this year, Nokia has released a version of Microsoft Office that can be run on a number of Nokia's smartphones that run on its Symbian operating system.
Microsoft has announced that it is cutting prices for using most of its Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based productivity software service by as much as 20 percent starting today for enterprise users.
Microsoft has issued a statement disputing the use of its Microsoft Office products in OnLive's recently launched OnLive Desktop and Desktop Plus streaming service for the iPad and Android tablets.
OnLive has announced it has now launched its OnLive Desktop cloud service for some Android-based tablets, including being able to run versions of Microsoft Office programs and Internet Explorer 9.
Nokia has announced that owners of Nokia Belle-based smartphones will be able to download several Microsoft Office applications with more apps to be released in the future.
OnLive Desktop Plus has now launched for the iPad, letting users gain access to Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 which can run at super-fast speeds, thanks to OnLive's gigabit-based cloud servers.
The Daily is now defending itself from charges from Microsoft and others that today's image of Microsoft Office running on an iPad was in fact an elaborate hoax.
Microsoft has changed the verification requirements needed to get a college version of its Microsoft Office productivity suite, including asking for a student ID or student email address.
Windows 8 for ARM-based processors will come with a version of Microsoft Office 15 when it is made available on ARM-based hardware at the same time as the X86 version is released.
Microsoft has released a version of its OneNote app for the Android OS, bringing the software to yet another mobile platform after its previous release for the iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone.
OnLive has announced a new and non-gaming application, OnLive Desktop, that will let owners of Apple's iPad to stream Microsoft Office apps to the tablet. The service will officially begin Thursday.
Microsoft reveals more about the new features that it has recently added to its Skydrive cloud service, concentrating on how to make using Skydrive simpler for its users.
A Microsoft executive has confirmed that the company will be releasing more of its productivity software products to non-Microsoft platforms in 2012, following a number of releases this week.
Microsoft has launched a new iOS version of its OneNote application from its Microsoft Office lineup, including a version that has been optimized especially for Apple's iPad tablet.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft is working on a port of its Microsoft Office productively software suite for Apple's iPad, along with a new Mac OS X "Lion" version as well.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft is planning to launch the first beta version of Microsoft Office 15 sometime in late January, perhaps after Microsoft launches the beta of Windows 8.
Microsoft has released the third service pack for its Microsoft Office 2007 suite, containing a number of new fixes to bugs along with all of the other fixes and improvements from the two other packs.