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Want Microsoft Office on iOS or Android? You may wait until 2014

A leaked roadmap for Office 'Gemini' indicates that Outlook RT and Office for iOS and Android won’t be launched until the end of next year.

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Microsoft releases Office 2010 SP2 public beta

Microsoft releases a public beta of Office 2010 Service Pack 2, the first major update to the suite in almost two years.

Collaboration in Microsoft Office: Painful but not impossible

New tools in Microsoft Office let you coedit documents in real time, but you must be prepared to jump through hoops.

Hands on with Outlook.com's new calendar: What Windows 8's Calendar app should be

The modern makeover of Outlook.com's calendar is packed with features that Windows 8's baked-in Calendar app just can't match.

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Office 365 subscriptions account for a quarter of suite's U.S. retail sales

Office 365 has accounted for about 25 percent of all Office retail unit sales in the U.S. since its introduction two months ago. But the new "rent-not-own" strategy has not boosted overall sales, an analyst says.

4 things Microsoft Office 'Gemini' needs to succeed

What will Microsoft retool in its next Office suite, codenamed 'Gemini?' Here are four things it should start planning now.

Office 'Gemini': Dragging Microsoft's productivity suite into the modern Windows UI

Microsoft's Office suite may be receiving a modern UI makeover and Windows Blue-esque rapid update releases, a new report claims

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Microsoft touts Office 365 wins, but customers want more

Microsoft is trumpeting Office 365 customer successes at its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit, but some of those otherwise happy clients have a wish list of features and enhancements they'd like to see in the vendor's cloud email and collaboration suite.

Microsoft details law enforcement requests in new report

Following similar disclosures from companies like Google and Twitter, Microsoft has for the first time released statistics about requests it has received from law enforcement agencies for data about its users, and the criteria it employs to decide how it will respond.

End is in sight for free Microsoft Office 2013 Preview

The party will soon be over for anyone enjoying the free Office 365/Office 2013 Preview, and Microsoft is getting serious about convincing people to buy or subscribe.