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Warning: Today's Windows 10 Security Update Has a Known Conflict with Office

Microsoft's Gabe Aul tweets that one of today's Windows 10 Tech Preview security updates has problem -- but doesn't mention which one

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Microsoft Office for iOS Reviews: The Ultimate in iPad and iPhone Productivity

Microsoft's flagship products now have a unified interface across all iOS devices, and most creating and editing features are available without an Office 365 subscription.

Google to Apps users: take more responsibility for protecting your accounts

Changes to the suite's security features should make it easier for employees to become more active in protecting themselves from hackers

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Skype-Powered Group Chats Coming to Office Online

If you knew the trick, Microsoft would let you chat with one other person inside Office Online. Soon, you'll be able to chat with all your collaborators inside a document in PowerPoint and Word.

Microsoft finally fusing Yammer-Office 365 sign-on systems

Microsoft bought Yammer in mid-2012, but Office 365 users have had to log into it with separate credentials

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Microsoft Unveils De-Cluttering Option for Office 365 Mailboxes

Microsoft today launched Clutter, an email filtering option for Office 365 business customers.

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Here Comes the New Office: Microsoft Melds Applications to Present Data in Flexible, Shareable Ways

On Monday, Microsoft reiterated its push toward enabling productivity for personal and business life alike. But the real news is a new crop of apps that mash up different elements of Microsoft's existing products.

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Office for iPad Apps Climb to Top of Apple's Download List

Microsoft's Office for iPad apps topped the App Store's U.S. chart on Friday, one day after the Redmond, Wash. firm handed consumers more functionality for free.

Microsoft Looks to Find its Way in Mobile App Market

The decision to offer a lot more features for free in its mobile Office apps is Microsoft's latest attempt to attract iOS and Android users

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Microsoft's Office for iPad Carrot Fails to Boost Consumer Revenue

Microsoft yesterday made the surprising move to offer consumers more functional Office apps on the iPad after failing to drive Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions, analysts said today.

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Microsoft Offers Office 365 Refunds to iPad Users After Launching Free Version

If you recently forked over $70 or more to edit Office documents on an iPad, you can now switch to the free version and get a partial refund.

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Office on iOS, Android is <i>Not</i> Free for Everyone

Among all the headlines yesterday that touted Office as suddenly "free" after Microsoft announced changes to its mobile productivity apps, one thing was overlooked by many: For business, Office still costs money.

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Hands on with Microsoft Sway, the Web-Savvy, Shareable Content Creator of the Future

Even in preview form, Sway is intriguing. Rough around the edges, it still shows off Microsoft's new emphasis on simplicity in creating shareable, rich documents.

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Outlook for Mac 15.3 Review: Almost as Good as the Windows Version

A surprise update of Outlook for Mac approaches parity with Windows, but doesn’t yet play well with other ecosystems.

Microsoft Office Advancements are a Boost for BYOD Programs

Businesses with mobile workers can do more on more devices with Microsoft Office upgrades for iPhone, iPad and Android.


Microsoft, Dropbox Form Seemingly Unholy (Yet Practical) Office Alliance

Why would Microsoft let mobile Office users save and load files easily straight through Dropbox, on both desktop and mobile devices? Because it strengthens both Microsoft's and Dropbox's offerings.

Microsoft to marry Office with Dropbox for cloud productivity

The companies are partnering to make Word, Excel and PowerPoint more interoperable with Dropbox and Dropbox for Business

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The Must-Have iPad Office Apps, Round 9.5

Google's newly completed Apps suite can't beat Apple's improved iWork or Microsoft Office

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