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InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year

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OneDrive for Office 365: New but far from improved

First look: The Mac version has gone from nonfunctional to barely functional, joining the Windows version

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LibreOffice as a service offers alternative to Google Docs, Office 365

Web edition of the open source productivity suite still has a minimal feature set, but documents are editable in the desktop version LibreOffice

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Office 365 E5 ups the features -- and the price tag

Microsoft's premium productivity and collaboration suite focuses on analytics and online meetings, for those who need them

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Cool features in PowerPoint 2016

Microsoft just launched a pair of new features for PowerPoint 2016 that make it easier to create presentations that don’t suck. Here’s how they work.

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10 Microsoft Office 2016 features you'll love

Office 2016 offers many enhancements that integrate more tightly with SharePoint and OneDrive. It can be confusing to keep track of all the features, so we pick 10 you are sure to love

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Office 2016: 5 Things to Know

Collaboration is the killer feature in Office 2016. Move over Google Drive.

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Review: Office 365 fails at collaboration

Despite years of promises and gap-filling acquisitions, Microsoft's collaboration toolkit remains a woefully inadequate mishmash

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Microsoft bows to Chrome's dominance, delivers Office Online add-on for browser rival

Extension speeds up access to browser-based Office apps and their documents within Google's browser

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iPad face-off: Microsoft Office vs. Apple iWork vs. Google Apps

iPad office apps, round 10: Microsoft Office and Apple iWork get big upgrades for the iPad's new multitasking capabilities

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Julie Larson-Green poised to take over Microsoft Office

The sole senior exec to survive the Sinofsky debacle, Larson-Green will take the reins of Microsoft's mature cash cow

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Apple updates OS X El Capitan to 10.11.1 with fix for Office 2016 crashes

Preliminary reports say the update solves the problems that have been driving Office 2016 for Mac users nuts

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Why companies are switching from Google Apps to Office 365

The combination of familiar software and enterprise-class support is bringing early adopters disappointed by Google’s lack of progress back to Microsoft

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Office 2016 for Mac update doesn't include fix for crashes under OS X El Capitan

Microsoft tells users to wait for Apple to update OS X 10.11

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Microsoft gets an earful as Office for Mac 2016 users amp ire over crashes

Apple's latest beta of OS X 10.11.1, aka El Capitan's first update, lists Office 2016 as an area of focus, hinting the OS is at least partly responsible

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Microsoft: Go old-school to lock down Office from changes

Microsoft tells businesses to purchase one-time licenses -- not an Office 365 subscription -- if they don't want to receive constant changes

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Microsoft acknowledges Office 2016-El Capitan crashes but lacks ETA for fix

'We are working closely with Apple to resolve this issue,' says a company manager

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Microsoft slashes value of Office 2016 upgrade offer

$40 discount rather than free copy for buyers of predecessor; downgrades free Office 365 subscription from five suite installs in 2012-13 to just one now

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