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  • Gmail users can now edit Microsoft Office files straight from their inbox December 3, 2014

    Google has added a new feature in Gmail that lets users edit Microsoft Office files that come to them as attachments in emails - right from the mailbox. The Gmail attachments now have an edit button that automatically converts Office documents to corresponding Google formats.With the new update, Google has...
  • Microsoft releases Office apps for iPhones, iPads November 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft is offering free upgraded versions of its Office software for iPhones and iPads, as the software giant further embraces the so-called "freemium" strategy favoured by many newer companies seeking success online. Give away a basic version of a popular service, and the world may beat a path to...
  • Microsoft promises to release a new version of its Office software package for Macs next year November 1, 2014

    San Francisco: After a long wait, Microsoft says it plans to release a new version of its popular Office software package for Mac computers - but not until next year. Microsoft did release one component, the Outlook email program, through the company's Office 365 subscription service, which costs $100 a year....
  • Microsoft Office for iPad review: It's beautiful, intuitive and functional March 29, 2014

    New York: Microsoft Office fans who've spent the last nine months using the software's suite of apps on their tiny smartphone screens are probably thrilled that they can finally create and update documents on the iPad's significantly bigger display surface. The new version of Office for Apple's tablet is not likely...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to make his public debut on Thursday, may talk about Office suite for Apple's iPad March 26, 2014

    Seattle: Satya Nadella, the Indian-born self-described cricket fanatic who took over as Microsoft Corp's chief executive last month, makes his public debut on Thursday and is expected to go on the offensive right away with some bold strokes. When Nadella hosts his first major press conference this week, he's likely to...
  • Satya Nadella may unveil Microsoft Office for iPad at March 27 event March 18, 2014

    Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company's Office software suite on March 27, a source familiar with the event told Reuters, and use his first big press appearance to launch the company's most profitable product in a version compatible with Apple's popular tablet. Nadella, who...
  • Apple's iWork review: Brings simplicity to documents, but still not a replacement for Microsoft Office March 6, 2014

    Barcelona: Microsoft's Office is the go-to software package for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Google's Docs has emerged as a good, free alternative for lightweight tasks. But what's often overlooked is Apple's iWork. Last fall, the iWork applications for the Mac - Pages for word processing, Numbers for spreadsheets...
  • Microsoft Office comes to Android, but not tablets or BlackBerry August 1, 2013

    New York: Microsoft is bringing a pareddown version of its Office software to Android phones, but it is keeping the app off Android tablets just as it isn't making a version for iPads. The company made the software available Wednesday through Google's online Play store. It requires a $100ayear subscription to...
  • Microsoft Office makes its iPhone debut; no iPad, Android versions yet June 14, 2013

    New York: Microsoft's Office software package is coming to the iPhone for the first time on Friday, offering people the ability to read and edit their text documents, spreadsheets and slide presentations at the doctor's office or at a soccer game. The company isn't making an iPad version, though, nor is...
  • Review: Microsoft Office pricey, but good value January 30, 2013

    New York: As much as I like Google Docs for word processing and spreadsheets, I find the online software clunky at times. So I was skeptical when I heard Microsoft is trying to sell its new version of Office as an online subscription. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the...
  • Microsoft launches Office 365 Home Premium January 30, 2013

    Seattle: Microsoft launched new Office software for home users on Tuesday, featuring constantly updated, online access to documents from all kinds of devices as the world's largest software company attempts to tailor its most profitable product to a mobile generation. The new Office suite of applications including desktop staples Outlook...
  • Microsoft Office for iOS, Android due early 2013 November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: A new report has asserted that Microsoft is indeed working to bring its productivity suite Office, for Google's Android and APple's iOS platforms. The Verge cited multiple sources and has also published screenshots to back its claim. Microsoft Office apps would be available as free apps for the...
  • Download a free preview of the new Microsoft Office July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office. The next release is touted to feature an intuitive design that works with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets. The customer preview is available at office.com/preview . To get...
  • Top 10: New features in the new Microsoft Office July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office. The next release is touted to feature an intuitive design that works with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets. It takes advantage of cloud computing and is designed for use...
  • Microsoft Office gets its largestever overhaul July 17, 2012

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp unveiled a new version of its Office suite tailored for tablets and other touch screen devices, in the company's largestever overhaul of the workplace software it relies on for much of its profit. The revamped Office, touted by Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer on Monday as...
  • Microsoft Office for Apple iPad due on Nov 10 June 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The much awaited Microsoft Office productivity suite for Apple iPad will launch on November 10 this year, according to a report of The Daily. So far, Apple iPad users have been using the Apple's iLife set of apps which are equivalent solution for the Microsoft Office suite. However, folks who...
  • Microsoft confronts Google with cloud Office June 28, 2011

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp is making its biggest move into the mobile, Internetaccessible world of cloud computing this week, as it takes the wraps off a revamped online version of its hugely profitable Office software suite. The world's largest software company is heaving its twodecade old set of applications including Outlook...
  • Microsoft launches cloud version of Office October 20, 2010

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp launched a fully online version of its popular Office suite of applications on Tuesday as it looks to extend its customer base and beat back rival Google Inc. The new service, called Office 365, is available as a limited test from Tuesday, and will be on sale on...
  • Microsoft updates Office, moves into cloud May 12, 2010

    New York: Microsoft Corp launches an updated version of its Office software on Wednesday, aiming to keep its grip on the hugely profitable business application market while countering the challenge of free online alternatives from Google Inc. The world's largest software company is upgrading its popular Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint...
  • Google, MS fight on in war of online collaboration April 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Microsoft and Google are at it yet again. While one releases a way to access desktop documents on the web, the other introduces a way to take them offline. For Anjali Chawla, a mother of two kids, planning a family reunion seemed like a mammoth task. So what did she...
  • Microsoft to launch 2007 Office System October 10, 2006

    New Delhi: Microsoft India will launch a new version of 'Microsoft Office System 2007' for business houses in India by the end of this year. It would empower the information workers to deliver significant capabilities in areas such as communication, content protection and management, reduce security risks and deployment costs among...