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Microsoft Office Web Apps Gain Collaboration Capabilities
2013-11-07 18:47:35

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Microsoft has added collaboration functionality to its Office Web Apps suite in an effort to compete with Google Docs and other online offerings. Microsoft's Amanda Lefebvre introduced the new features in a post on the Office 365 Technology blog. The new features include real-time co-authoring and the ability to simultaneously edit documents in Word Web App, PowerPoint Web App, and Excel Web App. This means users sharing documents --...

2013-11-07 08:37:13

A majority of Canadians say they want more flexibility over when and where they work - Microsoft Office 365 makes it easier TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Microsoft Canada is unveiling their global "Get It Done Day" today to spark a conversation about new ways of getting things done away from the office. The campaign launches with the goal of raising awareness about how Canadians could have more flexibility over when and where they work using Microsoft Office 365. "Get It Done...

2013-03-27 12:31:55

From Kansas City to the University of Miami, customers cite cost savings, modernization and efficiency benefits of cloud-based productivity and collaboration. REDMOND, Wash., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual Microsoft U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit today, Microsoft Corp. announced eight government and education organizations that have chosen to adopt the Microsoft Office 365 cloud productivity platform to reduce costs, improve collaboration and modernize their...

Microsoft SkyDrive Now Home To One Billion Documents
2013-02-09 06:29:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft´s consumer and business cloud storage service SkyDrive is now storing more than one billion files and documents, the Redmond, Washington-based company announced on Friday. The milestone comes following the launch of the Office 365 Home Premium suite of productivity software last week. According to VentureBeat´s Sean Ludwig, Office 365 saves documents both to a local hard drive and to the SkyDrive cloud storage...

Office Web Apps And iOS Rumors
2012-10-11 08:17:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The next several months could be huge for Microsoft Office lovers, as a pair of stories has been released today which suggest web apps for Office could be coming this month with Android and iOS apps coming in March 2013. Microsoft has officially announced the release of Office Web Apps, according to Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet, though the presence of those elusive mobile Office apps continues to go unconfirmed by Microsoft officials....

2012-09-10 23:01:49

Gmail users can now share SkyDrive files from their inbox. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 SkyDrive users can now access the service directly from their Gmail inbox, saving email attachments to their SkyDrive or sharing files from it. This is all thanks to a collaboration announced today between Microsoft SkyDrive and Attachments.me. SkyDrive offers some great advantages over some other cloud storage services. Most notable is its integration with Office Web Apps. Once Office...

2012-07-16 10:26:34

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at office.com/preview. The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets. The new Office is social and unlocks modern scenarios in reading, note-taking, meetings and communications and will be delivered to subscribers through a cloud...

Microsoft’s Office Cloud Service Adds Features For Education Systems
2012-06-28 13:29:38

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Today saw the launch of Microsoft´s Office 365 cloud collaboration and communication suite that is specifically aimed at schools and universities, replacing Live@edu, which will remain available for 18 more months to give its customers time to migrate into the newer software, writes Juan Carlos Perez for IDG News. Although Office 365 is a cloud-based suite, it can require upgrades to customers´ PC and server software, as...

2012-05-31 10:26:13

REDMOND, Wash., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the availability of the Windows 8 Release Preview, the next milestone of the highly anticipated Windows 8 operating system. Available for download today in 14 languages at http://preview.windows.com, the Windows 8 Release Preview delivers a fast and fluid experience, along with a new user interface that responds equally well to touch as it does to keyboard and mouse. Since the February release of Windows 8 Consumer...

2012-04-18 02:26:26

REDMOND, Wash., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and "Angel's Gate," a groundbreaking Asian reality television series that debuted Feb. 6 on Channel NewsAsia, today announced that Microsoft will offer its Office 365 cloud productivity service for free to entrepreneurs from across Asia who have been shortlisted to participate in the "Angel's Gate" television series. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The premise of "Angel's Gate" is to provide viewers...