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Microsoft to boost Office Web Apps features

Microsoft plans to accelerate improvements in Office Web Apps, the browser-based version of the Office suite, adding features like real-time co-authoring of documents and the ability to run in Android tablets via mobile Chrome browser support.

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Microsoft to grow Office 365's capacity to import contacts from third-party tools

Office 365 users will increasingly be able to import contacts from external applications after the suite's initial rollout of this capability for Facebook and LinkedIn.

Would you use a cloud-based version of Windows?

Instead of having the Windows OS and all your apps stored locally, what if Microsoft hosted your Windows desktop on its servers, allowing you to access your personal “PC” from any device?

Microsoft says Office 365 adoption accelerating, but questions remain

When Microsoft reported its third-quarter financial results last week, company officials trumpeted several metrics about sales and adoption of Office 365, the cloud subscription suite for email and collaboration.

What's the difference between Microsoft SkyDrive and SkyDrive Pro?

With Office 2013 and Office 365, Microsoft introduced a SkyDrive Pro service for businesses. But don't get it mixed up with the free consumer SkyDrive.

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.