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Microsoft Office 365 Available By Subscription
2013-01-29 19:30:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With a name like Office 365, it might seem fitting it would require a renewal after 365 days. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced Office 365 Home Premium, the latest reinvention of the company´s flagship Office product line for consumers, would feature cloud-based services and would be available as a subscription-based program. For an annual fee of $99.99, non-corporate users can get access to all Office apps including Word,...

Storm Clouds Develop Between Microsoft and Google Apps
2012-07-16 13:49:18

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft is throwing more emphasis on its cloud-based apps service Office 365, in an effort to gain more customers away from Google's competing app platform, the Wall Street Journal reports . Redmond-based Microsoft is realizing that while it needs to continue to support its software-based Office Suite, the company needs to strengthen its cloud-based offering as well if it wants to stay competitive. The company is expected to...

2012-06-18 06:33:29

FARMINGTON, Conn., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the worldwide economy recovers from recession into a new period of growth, businesses and consumers are giving new consideration to cloud technologies to meet their needs. Microsoft, Adobe, and others, rather than resist movement toward the cloud, have responded to shifting attitudes by introducing cloud-based versions of their popular software suites, which may accelerate the adoption of the cloud and help them stave off losses from...

Microsoft Office Suite For iPad?
2012-05-24 12:56:10

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Every year, with every iteration, the iPad becomes less like a toy – a gimmicky thing only good for playing Angry Birds on a large screen – and more of a legitimate production machine, capable of pulling its own weight in the office. Look for no further proof than the rumored Microsoft Office suite for iPad. There has been talk for a while about this app coming to the iPad, as The Daily claimed in November they had heard whisperings about the...

2012-04-18 06:25:13

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the DEMO conference, rollApp Inc. announced the launch of its free beta "OpenOffice on iPad" online service, available at http://www.rollApp.com/OpenOffice . rollApp is developing technology that instantly moves existing applications to the cloud. It will enable rollApp users to run any existing software on any device that has a browser. Today this technology allows rollApp to offer millions of office users access to their favorite...

2012-02-15 03:00:00

PARIS, February 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GroupCamp Project, the web-based project management software is now available in Dutch, Italian and Portuguese and comes with a mobile web app version for iPhone and Android smartphones GroupCamp (http://www.groupcamp.com) has announced that GroupCamp Project (http://www.groupcamp.com/online-project-management-software) its cloud-based collaboration tools designed for collaborative project management is now fully available in...

2011-12-20 05:00:00

FOREST HILL, Md., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this year the OpenOffice.org code base was donated to The Apache Software Foundation. The resulting project, Apache OpenOffice (Incubating) is progressing well as a podling in the Apache Incubator with a rapidly growing community and project infrastructure (see http://incubator.apache.org/projects/openofficeorg.html). This open letter seeks to articulate our vision for the future of Apache OpenOffice within the wider...

2011-11-29 10:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the first major service update for Microsoft Office 365, the company's next-generation cloud productivity service for businesses of all sizes. The service will also be available to try in 22 additional markets today, including Argentina, Iceland, Indonesia, South Africa and Taiwan. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO)</font> "We are...

2011-08-03 00:00:03

In the war for cloud market share, Microsoft's new Office 365 is a serious contender for taking out Googles (apps + docs) long standing market dominance. Sydney. NSW (PRWEB) August 03, 2011 In the battle between Office 365 and Google Apps, Computer Networks (CN) has come out swinging with their feet firmly in Microsoft's corner. CN argues that while Office 365 is an enterprise-proven solution, complete with customised levels of security, compliance and support, Google Apps falls short in...

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2011-06-27 10:10:00

In the latest clash of the tech titans, Microsoft is aiming at Google and its cloud-based Google Apps with its own web-based, subscription suite of its productivity software called Office 365, Seattle Times reports. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be hosting a roll-out announcement today in New York city for the paid cloud version of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, email and other office applications. Microsoft will primarily be courting businesses with Office 365 with an attractive price of $6...