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The best office apps for Android

Best office apps for Android, round 3

Microsoft's Office apps are finally available for Android smartphones and tablets. Here’s how they stack up against past favorites

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Inside new Windows 10 and Office 2016 previews galore

Microsoft has released no less than five new Windows 10 and Office 2016 preview builds over the past week as July 29 draws nigh.

Microsoft's Office 2016 preview gets real-time editing in Word and more

New features also include support for hand-written equations and providing information through Bing

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An IT view of Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word Online

Google Docs and Microsoft Word Online are more similar than ever, so total cost of ownership, training and support may be more important considerations for CIOs and IT managers than feature sets.

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Can LibreOffice successfully compete with Microsoft Office?

A strategy that involves challenging the dominance of Microsoft Office seems doomed, but LibreOffice may have a puncher’s chance. Here’s what the open source longshot needs to compete.

Microsoft testing new Office 365 features to entice educators

Microsoft is improving its education chops as school IT managers ramp up for a new year

Microsoft does Android again, ships Office apps

Microsoft today removed the preview label from its Office apps for Android, releasing the final versions of Excel, PowerPoint and Word to Google Play.

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Microsoft's finalized Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for Android phones exit beta

The preview period is over. The official versions of Microsoft's new Office apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now available for Android phones.

The US Navy's warfare systems command just paid millions to stay on Windows XP

Windows XP and other obsolete systems remain critical to the Navy's operations

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Weaponized Word docs, spyware and malvertising sprouting in May

Very aggressive weaponized Word documents have been getting past standard defenses in May, according to a new report from security firm Invincea.

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Microsoft shakes up the exec org chart as Myerson climbs, Elop falls

Microsoft today shuffled its executive ranks, giving Windows chief Terry Myerson more duties and ousting former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.

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Office Online hooks up with Box to make it easier to edit documents in the cloud

Users will be able to browse their documents in Box, open them in Office Online, and save any edits back to Box.

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Office 365 vs. Google for Work: A cloud comparison for small businesses

Microsoft and Google offer low-cost cloud tools for small- and medium-size businesses, but each of their offerings has unique strengths and weaknesses. Here's a high-level comparison of Office 365 and Google for Work, specifically for...

Google takes another swing at Excel with Sheets update

New features include formula previews and collaboration aids

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Microsoft makes it easier to extend Visual Studio

Project Extensibility uses the Common Project System to simplify the processes of updating code and adding features

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Microsoft goofs, leaks new Wi-Fi service for consumers and Office 365 Enterprise subscribers

Microsoft is preparing to rebrand and expand its almost-unknown Skype WiFi service to make it both a consumer service and a perk for enterprises.

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Microsoft grabs another mobile app shop, confirms Wunderlist purchase

Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired Wunderlist's German developer, notching another small shop with a stable of mobile productivity apps.

Leaked Microsoft Wi-Fi service could bring expanded hotspot coverage, Office 365 tie-ins

A new website indicates a spin-off from Skype Wi-Fi, unifying multiple providers' hotspots around a single login.

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