Microsoft improves photo management in SkyDrive

Microsoft is rolling out changes to SkyDrive to enhance management of photos in the cloud storage service, including more efficient viewing and uploading of files.

Harmon.ie aims to bridge the mobile device gap in Office 365

A new mobile application from Harmon.ie promises to improve the way people use Microsoft Office 365 from iOS, BlackBerry and Android tablets and phones.

Box to revamp document viewing with Crocodoc acquisition

Box has acquired Crocodoc in a move to significantly improve the way documents are rendered for viewing on its enterprise storage and file sharing service.

Microsoft says Yammer sales are booming

With the backing of its new parent company, Yammer more than tripled its revenue year on year in the quarter that ended in March.

X1 desktop search tool now indexes SharePoint, cloud email

X1 has released the biggest upgrade of its desktop search tool in four years, adding the ability to query SharePoint sites and tap webmail accounts.

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Google revamps admin console for Apps and other enterprise products

Google is rolling out a new IT administration console for its Apps email and collaboration cloud suite and for other enterprise products such as Maps Coordinate and Chrome OS devices.

Microsoft to boost Office Web Apps features

Microsoft plans to accelerate improvements in Office Web Apps, the browser-based version of the Office suite, adding features like real-time co-authoring of documents and the ability to run in Android tablets via mobile Chrome browser support.

Windows Blue preview due at end of June

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Microsoft plans to release a preview version of Windows 8's update, code-named Windows Blue, at the end of June, according to Julie Larson-Green, a corporate vice president in charge of the OS's development.

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Microsoft to grow Office 365's capacity to import contacts from third-party tools

Office 365 users will increasingly be able to import contacts from external applications after the suite's initial rollout of this capability for Facebook and LinkedIn.

Gmail users can now automatically generate Calendar entries

Google has started rolling out a new feature in Gmail that lets users create Google Calendar entries from their email messages.

Citrix adds IM to Podio enterprise collaboration software

Citrix has added instant messaging to its Podio enterprise collaboration product so that employees can engage in one-to-one and group text chats while they work on tasks and projects.

Salesforce.com to ship Communities app in June

Salesforce.com next month will begin shipping its Communities application, designed to let companies build external-facing social sites for interacting with their customers and partners.

Asana adds enterprise features to its task management app

Asana has beefed up its workplace task management software to make it viable for enterprises with thousands of users.

Tibco sharpens mobile apps for its Tibbr enterprise social software

Tibco is revamping and extending the mobile access to its Tibbr enterprise social networking software, adding support for more smartphones and tablets, and upgrading its mobile user interfaces and functionality.

Box sets its sights on healthcare customers

Box is taking steps to increase usage of its cloud storage and file sharing system in the health care industry, where it sees a demand for tools that simplify content collaboration.