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Microsoft restores database app to Office 365 for small biz

Microsoft will add the Access database application to small business Office 365 subscriptions, two years after plucking the program from a similar plan.

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Microsoft Teams targets Slack in crowded collaboration market

Microsoft took its time developing the Teams collaboration app for enterprise, but the service's success will likely have less to do with timing and everything to do with its 85 million Office 365 customers.

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Hands-on: Microsoft Teams brings the best and worst of Office to team-building

Microsoft's new Slack-killer, Teams, swaps simplicity for rich interactions with colleagues that take advantage of the Office app suite.

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Microsoft cites samples of Touch Bar support slated for Mac Office

Microsoft yesterday provided several examples of how it will support Apple's new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar in its Office suite.

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Microsoft adds macro blocker to Office 2013 to stymie old-school attackers

IT admins have been able to block macros from running in Office 2016 since March.

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Microsoft’s Nadella takes on privacy fears about LinkedIn, Cortana

One Gartner analyst called Cortana "Big Brother" combined with productivity, and asked some pointed questions about Microsoft's intentions.

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12 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now

Hardware and software that live past their end-of-life dates pose serious risks to organizations. Find out which assets you should update, upgrade or replace ASAP.

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The Windows weakness no one mentions: speech recognition

Microsoft has buried dictation capabilities within Windows for a decade. Isn't it time that Microsoft put speech recognition front and center as a productivity assistant for Microsoft Office?

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10 hidden features of Google office apps

Google’s cloud-based office apps, officially called Google Apps for Work, are frequently updated with necessary improvements to their feature set and UI. Here are 10 useful elements that have been added recently which may have been...

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Microsoft combines Cortana and Bing with Microsoft Research to accelerate new features

On Thursday, Microsoft moved Cortana and Bing into a new organization that combines the two product groups with Microsoft Research. Both products could benefit from closer proximity to the company's most advanced technologies.

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LibreOffice celebrates its 6th anniversary with bug fixes and minor improvements

What started as an OpenOffice fork has become a major open source project.

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Review: Office 365's Delve, Sway, and Planner fall flat

Microsoft's latest productivity tools have a few compelling features but integrate poorly with Office

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Microsoft morphs Office 365 UI into Windows 10 Start menu look-a-like

Microsoft today outlined a new Windows 10-like interface for corporate users of Office 365.

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These new features in Office 365 can help users work smarter

Microsoft is going big on machine-learning powered features in its productivity services, with the announcement of a handful of updates to Office 365 on Monday.

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17% off Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Mobile Document Scanner - Deal Alert

The ScanSnap S1300i is the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner for one-button ease of use at the desk or on the road. Just stack up to 10 pages and press the blue button. Currently discounted 17%.

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Microsoft may finally have its Slack killer

Despite a varied portfolio of collaboration services, Microsoft is still struggling to field a strong competitor to enterprise group messaging apps like Slack and HipChat. That may be about to change, according to a report from...

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Microsoft adds options to Office testing program

Microsoft has added cadence choices for beta testers in its Office Insider preview program, mimicking a practice it has used for Windows 10.

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Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers

Microsoft on Monday released 64-bit versions of its Office 2016 applications for the Mac.

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