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Microsoft Office Delve starts rolling out

Microsoft has released a new intelligent app Office Delve for Office 365 for business customers. The new Office app from Microsoft is powered by Office Graph and is designed for business personnel to access the relevant content across their professional […]

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Microsoft Office, the office productivity suite, completes 25 years

25 years and counting! Such has been the reign of the powerful Microsoft Office productivity suite, that it became the most sought after office tool ever. Microsoft unveiled Office in the year 1990, bundling out separate office productivity applications in […]

Office 365 Trust Center gets significant updates

During TechEd North America 2014, Microsoft announced new and significant security and privacy features for Office 365. The new features for Trust Center, include Fort Knox– which may offer encrypted storage, data loss protection in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint […]

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Office 365 launches in China

After a month of releasing  Azure cloud computing platform in China, Microsoft has now announced the availability of Office 365 across the East Asian Giant. The move shows the increased  focus of Microsoft towards Chinese market and consolidates Microsoft position […]

Word, Excel, PPT & OneNote for iPad downloads exceeds 12 million

Office for iPad has crossed 12 million downloads in just one week of its launch, Microsoft proudly announced via Twitter. Microsoft introduced Office for iPad Suite on March 27, 2014 which includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for iPad. The apps […]

Microsoft Office apps, now available for your iPad

Microsoft has decided to offer Office apps and services for iPad. Satya Nadella announced that the company is bringing Microsoft Office, a popular productivity suite, to iPad. The decision of getting Office apps on iPad was taken during a major press conference […]

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Microsoft Infographic: Office 2003 is reaching End of Support too

Microsoft’s latest infographic narrates an interesting journey of Smartphones, tablets and PCs over the last decade. One of the most notable things that happened 10 years ago was the introduction of Microsoft Office 2003 into the market. Soon Microsoft Office […]

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Office Web Apps is now Office Online

After renaming SkyDrive to OneDrive Microsoft has bought in another name change and this time it is the online version of Microsoft Office. On Thursday, the software giant officially renamed Office Web Apps as Office Online. Why the name change? […]

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Microsoft and DocuSign partner to bring eSignature capabilities to Office 365

This Monday, Microsoft and DocuSign entered into a long term partnership that will allow Office 365 users  to use DocuSign’s eSignature apps without leaving Microsoft applications. With this integration Office 365 users would be able to submit and digitally sign […]

Emirati woman renovates PowerPoint; invited to the White House

An Emirati engineer has carved a niche for herself by using Microsoft PowerPoint in a very innovative way.  31 years old Fatima Jasem Al Zaabi from Abu Dhabi, has shown a very creative and resourceful use of  PowerPoint with her […]

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Microsoft Office Student Advantage program, now available worldwide

Microsoft has announced the worldwide launch of the Office Student Advantage program. Though the announcement of the program was made earlier in October 2013, yesterday it became officially available for over 35,000 educational institutions worldwide. Microsoft Office Student Advantage Program […]

Office 365 Message Encryption Service will let you send encrypted email

Microsoft is introducing a message encryption mechanism to Office 365.  The service is named as Office 365 Message Encryption, and it will be made available in the first quarter of 2014.  This feature offers a higher level of encryption that […]

Microsoft announces an improved Office 365 Message Center

Announced back in August 1 2013, the Message Center is now getting some new features, improving its functionality. Microsoft outlined the newly added features in an announcement yesterday. Message Center is an in-product experience that complements the service alert emails […]

OneNote Celebrates 10 Years of Existence

Although I started using OneNote just recently, the service, completes 10 years of its existence this month. Yes, OneNote was released in November 2003 but till date, is only seen as a new addition to the Office Productivity suite. Clearly, […]

Microsoft’s Frank Shaw berates Apple for comparing Office to iWork

Two days ago at their iPad event, Cupertino giant released improved versions of its tablets, computer, and laptop. Besides the hardware releases, it also released its new desktop operating system OS X Mavericks 10.9, and made their productivity suite “iWork” […]

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Microsoft launches Office 365 Help Center

Microsoft has introduced Office 365 Help Center. As the name suggests, it is a one stop place where you will find tech support and help information. All your queries and issues are categorically and priority wise arranged in the form […]

Translator App for Microsoft Office Store launching today

Today is International Translation Day, and on this occasion, Microsoft is going to launch a Translator App for Microsoft Word and PowerPoint users. Microsoft feels that with the growing technology, the world is coming closer and language should not be […]

Microsoft updates Power BI for Office 365 Preview

After many of its recent updates, Power BI in Office 365 Preview was next in Microsoft’s headlines yesterday. Power BI is a set of tools providing self-service BI solutions to everyday business users through Excel. It includes mapping, data query, […]

Microsoft lures nonprofits with Office 365 handout

Today Microsoft launched a new program which is aiming at providing its productivity suite, Office 365 to qualifying Nonprofit organizations for free or at a reduced price. Applicants representing Nonprofit and Non-government organizations from 41 countries around the world can […]

Office for Android finally arrives in Asian market

After about a month of its release in US market, the productivity suite from Microsoft, Office for Android platform has made its arrival in 14 Asian countries. The Android version and web edition offer programs like Word, PowerPoint and Excel. […]

Microsoft releases Office Mobile for Android

Office is faster, it has more functions, cool UI, integrated SkyDrive and more! That’s why Microsoft has planned to release mobile version of Office, now for Android. Microsoft Office Mobile for Android supports smartphone-optimized Word, Excel and PowerPoint docs with charts, […]

Office 2013 is now available in Telugu, Valencian & 7 other languages

Microsoft has released Office 2013 in 9 new languages. With the addition of these 9 new languages, Microsoft Office 2013 is now available in 106 languages – either as a fully localized language or Language Interface Pack. Microsoft had in […]

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Microsoft launches Maori Version of Office 2013 and Windows 8

Microsoft launched Maori versions of its popular software as a gift for New Zealand’s native people. Windows 8, Outlook, Office 2013 and Internet Explorer 10 are now available in New Zealand’s Maori language. Company’s spokesperson said that the Maori versions […]

Bing Finance Tracker for Excel now available

Microsoft Office and Bing have come together to brig the power of live search data to your desktop, with the Bing Finance Tracker for Excel. Bing Finance Tracker for Excel The Bing Finance Tracker for Excel is available for free […]

Coming soon : New real-time co-authoring for Office Web Apps

Today co-authoring exists across Office Web Apps allowing multiple people working on a single document at the same time. But there has always been requests for this co-authoring to be made more dynamic when working online. So that if one […]