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Microsoft demos alpha build of touch-friendly Metro Office apps

While Microsoft was busy showing off Windows 8.1 to a crowd of journalists at an invite-only event Tuesday, it snuck in an all-too-brief preview of modern-style Office apps.

Microsoft adding collaboration, more Office to Office Web Apps

Microsoft said Thursday that it plans to bring collaborative features to Office Web Apps, a feature that Google Apps has banked on for some time.

Office Mobile for iPhone: What you need to know

Microsoft has come out with a mobile version of its Office productivity suite for iPhone users. We answer your questions about this new mobile app, including what it can and can't do.

Office for iPhone is a belated, ambivalent move, analysts say

Microsoft's release of an Office suite for the iPhone is too little, too late and yet another timid move aimed at protecting Windows 8 sales at the expense of customer demand for a product like this one for iPads, according to analysts.

Microsoft Office for iPhone is finally here, and it changes everything

Microsoft finally releases an Office version for iOS, making the iPhone even more viable as a productivity device.

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.

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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.

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.

Harmon.ie aims to bridge the mobile device gap in Office 365

A new mobile application from Harmon.ie promises to improve the way people use Microsoft Office 365 from iOS, BlackBerry and Android tablets and phones.

Microsoft says its boxed software probably will be gone within a decade

The software giant is betting that, over the next 10 years, most people will voluntarily pay for subscriptions instead of purchasing boxed software.