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Microsoft’s Excel World Champ competition 2016 is here

Microsoft officially announced the initiation of their annual Excel World Champ competition where they award the best in data management and visualization. Excel World Champ 2016 From October to November 2016, Microsoft will run four rounds of Excel tests for […]

Teaching Programming gets easy with Microsoft One Note Class notebook

Teaching Programming is now easy with Microsoft One Note! Teachers using  OneNote can now embed the executable code snippets from Repl.it, which is the interactive environment that lets teachers run and save code in the cloud with hassle free setup […]

Office for iOS picks up a bunch of cool updates & new features

Microsoft has been working on bringing a unified experience of apps across the non-Windows ecosystem and as a result, the company has updated the Office for iOS app. The September 2016 updates for Office apps on iOS will extend support […]

Microsoft opens Office 365 local datacentres in U.K

Microsoft has officially announced the availability of Office 365 and Microsoft Azure, the most trusted cloud service platforms in multiple data center locations across the United Kingdom. Microsoft’s  cloud data centers have spread across the world rapidly since October 2014, […]

Microsoft to deprecate support for SmartScreen in Outlook and Exchange

Microsoft has decided to stop the updates for SmartScreen spam filters used in Exchange Server 2016 and earlier versions including 2013, 2010 and 2007. The updates for Outlook 2016 (2013, 2010, 2007) for Windows and Outlook 2011 for Mac will […]

OneNote app gets an Ink Math assistant

Technology can help students who are struggling academically in school by empowering them with the latest tools and applications. Microsoft is making advances in this field considerably with its OneNote application. Another addition to the app in the form ‘Ink […]

Microsoft updates Office 2016 for Mac to 64-Bit

Microsoft has lately been expanding its range of products for the Mac ecosystem. In fact, Windows users are accusing Microsoft of step-motherly treatment to its own OS. The allegations apart, Microsoft seems to exactly know what it is doing and […]

Microsoft announces OneNote Importer Tool for Mac Evernote users

Microsoft has been battling it out with Evernote and on this front, the company has launched a new importer tool to help Mac users ditch Evernote and start using OneNote. The app called OneNote Importer Tool for Mac will facilitate […]

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Microsoft updates OneDrive with Pokémon detector and improved Search

OneDrive, the cloud storage service from Microsoft recently received some much-needed updates along with Pokémon detector. Cashing on the Pokémon craze that has swept the gaming World since last few weeks, the company updated OneDrive to display captured Pokémon screenshots […]

Microsoft announces OneNote Class Note Book Tools for Mac

OneNote has been around for quite some time, and it has been a great Evernote alternative, especially on the Windows Phone. Microsoft since recently has been trying to make a mark with its software products across different operating systems. The […]

Microsoft refreshes its Secure Productive Enterprise offering

Security has always been the forefront for Microsoft, be it the Office Suite of products or the operating system. At the time when cloud and mobile technology is allowing companies to reshape its businesses and eventually capitalize on the digital […]

Microsoft introduces Skype Meetings – Free Online Meetings Tool

Microsoft has introduced Skype Meetings – a new free online meetings tool. With this tool, small businesses can have real-time audio and HD video conferencing, and share screens and content during the meeting. Skype Meetings One can quickly set up […]

Office 365 Admin app update ushers in new design and features

Office 365 Admin has been one of the most useful apps for folks involved in office admin work. It is very likely that you would be away from your desk when an important work surfaces. It is during such situations […]

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Office Mobile for iOS updated with Open Document support

Microsoft has updated its Office Mobile app for iOS and from what we can tell, things are looking good for the Apple smartphone platform. The update brings the app to version 1.22, and while it doesn’t bring a plethora of new […]

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Microsoft selling Feature Phone business for $350 Million

FIH Mobile Ltd. a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group is buying Microsoft’s feature mobile business in Vietnam as part of a big $350 million deal. Microsoft is selling its entry level feature phone assets to two separate buyers, i.e. […]

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May Office 365 security and compliance update released

Office 365 security and compliance update for the month of May has been rolled out. While Office 365 team has already gained a worldwide accreditation for upholding the highest cloud security standards, they are still working on new security features, […]

Microsoft modifies schedule for releasing non-security Office Updates

Microsoft has changed the scheme of things via which it delivers security and non-security Office updates every month. The company’s Office Sustained Engineering Team announced that all important update schedule change will now be rolled out simultaneously with all future […]

Microsoft makes available Office 365 Connectors for public use

Microsoft now has made its Office 365 Connectors available for their customers. Announced back in November 2015, Office 365 Connectors deliver relevant content and updates from various apps straight to your Office 365 Groups. Office 365 Connectors As posted by […]

Microsoft Office Forms, all set to challenge Google Forms

Google Forms offers a variety of beautiful, pre-made themes for creating your surveys. All your data is automatically organized in Google Sheets and stored in Google Drive so that you can access them anywhere. The company had expertise in this […]

Clasbook Add-in for OneNote Customer Preview now available

Trained and experienced educators play a crucial role in shaping the success an individual. A tool that has played immense role in this regards is OneNote. Most teachers, students and schools have been doing some amazing things with Class Notebooks, […]

Skype calling and chat support for Office Online and OneDrive added

Earlier, it was quite bothering to switch apps when working on Office Online or OneDrive to ping your friend on Skype. Not anymore! Microsoft now enables Skype calling and chat support by rolling out a new update to Office Online […]

February Office 365 Update brings a host of new features

Outlook has been receiving a slew of new updates and features across all platforms lately and the new capabilities also extend to Word, Excel and PowerPoint. On a related note Microsoft has released the cumulative update for the Office 2016 […]

Microsoft updates people experience profile for Office 365

A recent update to the Office 365 people profile experience now brings consolidated profile and activity pages to make it simpler for the users to discover relevant content, find industry experts and connect with their colleagues. Office 365 now brings […]