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Give us liberty or give us Office, EU lobbyists cry

The European Commission should set an example on Document Freedom Day, lobby groups for open standards and open source software said.

CloudOn offers 6 months of virtual Office for free

As the expected announcement of Microsoft Office for the Apple iPad looms, CloudOn offers a last-ditch effort to secure new customers.

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Microsoft adds personal Office 365 subscription

Don't need a family plan? Try out Microsoft's new Office 365 Personal plan.

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How to set and keep your preferred default font in Word

It's easy to change your default font in Word. But the next time you create a new document, it's back to Calibri. Here's the fix.

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Google launches Docs plug-ins to better compete with Office

Google's Docs and Sheets apps now can tap into third-party plug-ins, or apps, to better match up to Microsoft Office in terms of features.

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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.