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Microsoft will release a new version of Office for Mac this year

At the CeBit trade show in Germany, a company official said there should be more news of the office suite in the second quarter.

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One year later, Microsoft Office's collaboration tools are still a work in progress

Office Online and the addition of mobile apps are major improvements, but clunky controls hamper attempts to work together in real time.

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At least Microsoft is talking about a touch-based Office

The company is looking at digital ink, voice commands, gestures and immersive capabilities to play a big role in that Office edition.

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Group hug: The future of Microsoft Office is shared and social

No more working in isolation. Your colleagues and the entire wisdom of the web will be there for you when you need it.

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Microsoft debuts 'Office Graph' in major update to Office 365

Microsoft takes social elements from Yammer and merges them with the rest of Office 365, with a number of other enhancements that include Groups and API improvements.

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Microsoft hints at new apps for Office suite

Microsoft executives say that new "app experiences" will be added to its venerable Office suite, using OneNote as a past example.

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Meet Office Online, Microsoft's slightly tweaked Office Web Apps replacement

Microsoft's Office Web Apps have a new name, a new site, and a new app bar.

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Microsoft makes Skype and Lync more compatible, adds Lync for Android tablets

Microsoft will open its SharePoint conference in Las Vegas by revealing updates to its Lync service as well as better communication between Lync and Skype.

DocuSign e-signing to arrive on Office 365

DocuSign says it will bring its eSignature technology to Microsoft's Office 365 as an Office app.

Is Microsoft rethinking its decision to build Office for iPad?

Comments from the company's marketing chief suggest Microsoft may be having second thoughts