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Tue, April 15, 2014 - Microsoft this week launched a new Office 365 Personal Plan at a lower price point.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - Five weeks after announcing a lower-cost subscription to Office, Microsoft today started selling Office 365 Personal to consumers.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - Microsoft on Monday conceded that Google's Chrome OS and the Chromebooks the operating system powers are capable of doing real work, a reversal of its "Scroogled" campaign that once blasted the laptops as worthless.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - It's hard to overstate the impact of Microsoft Office for iPad. The arrival of the dominant productivity suite on the dominant tablet promises to change how iPads are viewed in the enterprise. Office for iPad may also crush competitive apps, shut out cloud storage providers and limit MDM vendors.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - The browser-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are being updated
Mon, April 14, 2014 - Microsoft pays some companies to produce Windows 8 versions of their products. Without this type of financial assistance, or various other incentives, is Windows 8 and especially Windows Phone development worth the effort?
Fri, April 04, 2014 - One week later and Office for iPad is still on top of the iTunes charts with more than 12 million downloads.
Tue, April 01, 2014 - OX Spreadsheet offers online collaboration and allows editing of Excel documents
Mon, March 31, 2014 - The competing suites square off over features, file compatibility and ease of use.
Sun, March 30, 2014 - When Microsoft unveiled Office for iPad on Thursday, neither CEO Satya Nadella nor the company said much of anything about a similar touch version for Windows 8.1. Analysts expect that to change this week.
Fri, March 28, 2014 - The first iteration of Microsoft's Office for iPad lacks the ability to print, an unfortunate omission that Microsoft representatives intimated will be fixed in a forthcoming release.
Fri, March 28, 2014 - With the launch of Office for iPad yesterday, Microsoft again effectively cut Apple out of most of the revenue stream by making the apps free to download.
Fri, March 28, 2014 - Microsoft's new Office for iPad apps vaulted to the top of the free application chart on Apple's App Store shortly after their Thursday debut.
Thu, March 27, 2014 - With its own version of the productivity suite, the iPad looks more like the latest stage in the PC's evolution.