Microsoft executives say that new "app experiences" will be added to its venerable Office suite, using OneNote as a past example.
Microsoft's Office Web Apps have a new name, a new site, and a new app bar.
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 says it will bring its eSignature technology to Microsoft's Office 365 as an Office app.
Comments from the company's marketing chief suggest Microsoft may be having second thoughts
Microsoft will also end support for Office 2003 and Exchange 2003 as well.
So far, this appears to be nothing more than a branding adjustment -- although probably a welcome one.
The add-on for Office 365 can pull in public and private information into spreadsheets, along with nifty tools that includes natural language queries.
You can take it with you! Edit documents, access files, track projects and more, seamlessly, from your laptop or from any major flavor of mobile device.
Cloud-based computing carries the potential for widespread malware mayhem, averted in this case.