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Microsoft, eager to head off Google Docs before it indoctrinates impressionable young minds, is implementing easy-peasy registration for students at schools with Office 365 licenses.
The online presentation app tells you whether your audience is paying attention, and it also helps your audience engage and provide feedback.
Microsoft hasn't made any huge changes to Office since it launched subscriptions for home users in early 2013. That may soon change, one report says.
“When open alternatives are available, no citizen or company should be forced or encouraged to use a particular company’s technology to access government information.”
Microsoft says that by early 2015, it will add the Delve content relevancy tool, formerly code-named "Oslo," to the Office 365 suite.
Bitcoin traders worrying about how to legally disclose their profits from Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies now have a tool, LibraTax, ready to assist them.
Now you can see when others are working on the same notebook, and co-author edits show up faster. But you can't message fellow collaborators, which is a noticeable drawback.
The Pivotal App Suite collects Spring, Tomcat, Redis, RabbitMQ and other components in one integrated package
Microsoft issues updates to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for the Apple iPad, with some handy new features.
Microsoft keeps making it easier for users to archive content in OneNote. Mac and iOS users can slurp up PDFs and file attachments, and even import files from organizational OneDrive accounts.
It's just the latest stop in Microsoft's new mission to get its services across an array of devices, Windows-powered or otherwise.
You can now use Hangouts to call your contacts via the Google Voice website even if you don't have a Google+ account.