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Mon, June 17, 2013 - Last week's release of Office Mobile for the iPhone nailed down one of the mysteries pundits had pondered -- how Microsoft planned to generate Office revenue from Apple's iPhone and iPad.
Mon, June 17, 2013 - CloudOn, which provides Office compatibility for Android, iPhones, and iPads, gives a withering review of Microsoft's effort.
Sun, June 16, 2013 - Rivals Apple and Microsoft bookended the week by revealing productivity tools aimed at the same pool of customers: The millions who own Apple's iPhone.
Fri, June 14, 2013 - 'A small team has been working on a big idea,' a letter to the media says
Fri, June 14, 2013 - Few people actually open and edit documents on their smartphones, let alone actually create them there. From a short-term perspective, then, placing a version of Microsoft Office on Apple's iPhone shouldn't dramatically change the world.
Fri, June 14, 2013 - Office Mobile is only available for iPhone, iPad users can use Office Web Apps for now, Microsoft said
Wed, June 12, 2013 - Microsoft's subscription-desktop hybrid application updated from the cloud may trigger wider Office 365 adoption in the enterprise, at least that's what the software giant is banking on with its new Office365 ProPlus offering.
Wed, June 12, 2013 - HP will bundle its hardware with Google's services to deliver what HP is calling 'HP SMB IT in a Box'.
Wed, June 12, 2013 - Almost as an afterthought, Apple on Monday announced it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.
Mon, June 10, 2013 - iWork is getting down to business in the cloud.
Thu, May 30, 2013 - Microsoft yesterday announced that Surface Pro tablets it will start selling in Japan on June 7 will come with a fully-functional copy of Office, a bundle one analyst said hints at a change in Microsoft's sales strategy for its homegrown hardware.
Wed, May 29, 2013 - Australia would follow a number of European countries in mandating support for open standards
Thu, May 23, 2013 - The suite is meant to eventually compete with Google Docs, its developer said
Wed, May 22, 2013 - Since it launched in late 2012, Microsoft has positioned its Surface tablet as a fun, hip alternative tablet, emphasizing its construction and form factor. That failed. So with its latest commercial, Microsoft has returned to its corporate roots: productivity.