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Microsoft weaves around Office bloat complaints with Sway authoring tool

The new app, now in preview mode, meant to be simple yet powerful, and built from the ground up for mobile devices and cloud computing


10 (Mostly) Free Exchange Admin Tools

If you're in charge of an Exchange deployment of almost any size, there's something in here for you.

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Microsoft Office for Students Just Got Easier With Self-Serve Licenses

Microsoft, eager to head off Google Docs before it indoctrinates impressionable young minds, is implementing easy-peasy registration for students at schools with Office 365 licenses.

Delve, Office Graph Must Transcend Office 365 To Be Revolutionary

Microsoft faces a long, bumpy road to extend the info discovery app and machine learning engine

Open document formats campaign backed by EU's digital commissioner

Kroes' successors however were not among the backers

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How to Start Blogging with Microsoft Word

You can draft or even post blog updates directly from Word to the most popular blogging platforms. There's even a workaround that helps with other blogging tools.

Microsoft rolls out Delve information and people discovery tool for Office 365

Delve was announced in March with the code-name Oslo

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Microsoft Begins Bundling Delve Tool Into Office 365

Microsoft says that by early 2015, it will add the Delve content relevancy tool, formerly code-named "Oslo," to the Office 365 suite.

The Must-Have iPad Office Apps, Round 9

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

The Must-Have Utilities for Your iPad Office

The 10 tools you must have on your iPad for business

Google's Slides presentation app now works offline on iOS

The Google Docs word processor and Sheets spreadsheet apps for iPads and iPhones could already be used while disconnected from the Internet

How to export PDFs with Word for iPad and send them to Google Drive

Office for iPad's PDF Export Feature Has a Big Problem. Here's How Fix it With IFTTT

The latest Office for iPad update gives you PDF export—but only as an email attachment. Get around this frustrating limitation by using IFTTT to store those PDFs to the cloud with just a few taps.

Revenue Explosion From iPad for Office Fails to Ignite

Early indications are that the apps have had much less of an impact than analysts predicted

Doing an Office 365 Migration the Right Way

Migrating from Exchange (on-premise) to Office 365 can be a smooth and successful process, or one full of surprises and challenges. Key to any migration is to make sure to plan and prepare properly, leverage expertise and best...

UK government adopts ODF for document exchange with citizens and suppliers

The move should make it collaboration easier

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Microsoft CEO Lays Out Vision of Cloud Convergence

Addressing some 15,000 partners at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, Satya Nadella said he aims to bring the company past its software roots and establish dominance in a cloud and mobile world where lines between work and...

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Real-Time Plagiarism Checker Debuts for Microsoft Word

Academic Wordsmith is a Word app that can check your paper for plagiarism as you're writing it.

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Microsoft Urges Partners to Court Public-Sector Customers

At its annual Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft outlines a vision of a cloud-first company, touts the opportunities in government, education and healthcare, and aims to reassure partners that it's keeping customer data safe.

Microsoft Slashes SMB Office 365 Prices

'Needed to make pricing more attractive,' says analyst Wes Miller of Directions

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