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Office Mobile for iPhone: What's really at stake for Microsoft and Apple?

Putting a cut-down version of Microsoft Office onto the iPhone won't change the world. But if more data passes back and forth between formerly incompatible platforms, what's not to love?

Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

Apple announced Monday it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.

Tiny Windows 8 tablets will ship with Office 2013 baked-in

Microsoft makes its tiny tablets more appealing by tossing in Office Home & Student 2013.

Microsoft to add Outlook to Windows RT

For those of you pining for Outlook to be added to the Office package on Windows RT, your prayers are answered. Also, the Surface gets better function keys.

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Microsoft signs up 1 million Office 365 home subscribers

Over 1 million subscribers have signed up for Office 365 Home Premium, Microsoft says.

For security's sake, upgrade to a newer version of Office

Russell Caplan still uses Office 2003, which Microsoft will stop supporting next year. He asked if he will need to upgrade to a more current version.

Microsoft wises up, pushes Office in latest Surface TV ad

Smart move, Microsoft. Microsoft's latest ad ties its Surface tablet to Office, doubling down on the business market.

Microsoft takes the offensive against Google, and it's about time

Microsoft is being uncharacteristically aggressive with a series of marketing ads aimed at its chief rival, Google.

10 tips for mastering Microsoft Outlook 2013

Microsoft's mail and calendar software introduced new features that change the way you can zip through your inbox, calendars and contacts.

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Gates sticks to company line on tablets, knocks iPad

Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates Monday stuck to the company line on tablets, and disparaged rival Apple's iPad for its lack of a keyboard and its inability to run Office.