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Make sense of Microsoft's messy collaboration strategy

Microsoft's Office 365 suite recently expanded with more apps for enterprise collaboration, but will the-more-the-merrier approach prevail, or is consolidation inevitable?

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Microsoft releases nonsecurity patches for Office 2016, 2013, Click-to-Run

After a bobbling start, the patches are available in Windows Update and WSUS

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Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs: Which works better for business?

Has Docs caught up to Word as an enterprise productivity application? We compare the two word processors to see which wins in today's online environment

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The time is right to update Windows and Office

If you've been blocking automatic updates, the coast is now reasonably clear to apply Microsoft’s November patches

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For mobile, PowerPoint still can't match Apple Keynote

The reason: Microsoft hasn't taken the vagaries of on-the-go-environments seriously enough

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Google rebrands Apps for Work as G Suite, adds intelligent features

Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, and Calendar all get enhancements

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Review: Office 365's Delve, Sway, and Planner fall flat

Microsoft's latest productivity tools have a few compelling features but integrate poorly with Office

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source applications

InfoWorld's top picks in open source business applications, collaboration, and middleware

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Sunrise calendar is dead, and only some features live on in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook for iOS and Android still hasn't achieved feature parity with Sunrise

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17% off Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Mobile Document Scanner - Deal Alert

The ScanSnap S1300i is the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner for one-button ease of use at the desk or on the road. Just stack up to 10 pages and press the blue button. Currently discounted 17%.

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The other Office 365 is available for your school

For collaborative classroom use by teachers and students, Microsoft has a special edition of Office 365

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Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers

Finally gets parity with the Windows edition on the bit front

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Office, Outlook, Slack, Handoff: The digital workplace reborn

Office and Outlook have been reinvented, collaboration tools like Slack are finally useful, and devices are evolving for new digital workflows

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Good news for Microsoft Office: Renamed HTML files now open in Excel

Microsoft fixes a bug it surreptitiously introduced last month that affected Excel 2010, 2013, and 2016, including Office 365 versions

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Classified! LibreOffice 5.2 adds document access control

As LibreOffice deepens its government and corporate base, the open source office suite adds features like classified document handling

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The Ultimate PC Bundle - Save Hundreds on 10 Top-Rated Apps Ft. Scrivener & CCleaner Pro - Deal Alert

The web is an incredible place, filled with a slew of programs and apps designed to help you get the most out of your PC. But which ones do you pick? Fortunately, the Ultimate PC Bundle is here, and it has curated 10 top-rated...

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Five years on, Office 365 shows its strengths

With the core tools largely toughened, Microsoft is building out new capabilities in video and community sites

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Back on top: Microsoft owns the modern office again

By (mostly) giving up its Windows-only ambitions and moving off web apps, Microsoft has made Office 365 the king of the productivity hill once more

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