Microsoft Office - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/18201 en Office for iPad apps top 12 million downloads in one week http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/office-ipad-apps-top-12-million-downloads-in-one-week-239900?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>It looks like Apple's free <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/2137229/office-for-ipad-vs-iwork-the-battle-for-tablet-productivity.html" target="_blank">iWork suite for iOS</a> just wasn't enough for many iPad users.</p> Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:55:28 +0000 admin 239900 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft sketches out final Windows XP security updates for next week http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/microsoft-sketches-out-final-windows-xp-security-updates-next-week-239833?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft today said it will ship four security updates to customers next week that will include the final public fixes for flaws in Windows XP and Office 2003, both slated for retirement from security support on Tuesday.</p> <p>Of the four updates, two were tagged "critical," Microsoft's most serious threat rating, and the other pair was marked "important," the next step down in the firm's four-part scoring system.</p> Microsoft Windows Security Microsoft Office Windows XP Microsoft Windows Office Software Patch Management Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:33:42 +0000 admin 239833 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft finally turns out a real touch app -- is Windows next? http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/microsoft-finally-turns-out-real-touch-app-windows-next-239294?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/apple_office.jpg" alt="Microsoft finally turns out a real touch app -- is Windows next?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If you haven't yet downloaded <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/first-look-office-ipad-mixed-bag-good-first-step-239277" target="_blank">Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for the iPad</a>, take a few minutes right now Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office Microsoft Windows iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:05:27 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239294 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft's Satya Nadella puts the cloud front and center http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/microsofts-satya-nadella-puts-the-cloud-front-and-center-239253?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_cloud_blue_2.jpg" alt="Microsoft's Satya Nadella puts the cloud front and center" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Applications Cloud Computing Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office iPad SaaS Office Software Cloud Computing Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:21:20 +0000 Eric Knorr 239253 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft to webcast event where Office for iPad may be announced http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/microsoft-webcast-event-where-office-ipad-may-be-announced-239211?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft on Thursday will publicly webcast a press event from San Francisco during which many expect CEO Satya Nadella to not only make his first appearance but also announce an upcoming Office for Apple's iPad.</p><p>The event, slated to begin at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET) and run approximately an hour, will be "focused on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing," according to invitations that went out last week to reporters and industry analysts.</p> Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:03:30 +0000 ccraig 239211 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft warns Word users of ongoing attacks exploiting unpatched bug http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/microsoft-warns-word-users-of-ongoing-attacks-exploiting-unpatched-bug-239001?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft on Monday warned users of Word 2010 that in-the-wild attacks are exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in the software. The company also published an automated tool to protect customers until it issues a patch.</p> Security Microsoft Microsoft Office Application Security Office Software Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:10:21 +0000 admin 239001 at http://www.infoworld.com 7 things you may not know about Microsoft Office http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/7-things-you-may-not-know-about-microsoft-office-238574?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft Office and Office 365 are evolving. Product names have changed. Mobile APIs have been released. A plethora of other Microsoft products have been integrated with the desktop and cloud-based productivity suite.</p> <p>Much has changed, so here's a roundup of seven things that you may not know about the "new" Microsoft Office.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Microsoft Microsoft Office Microsoft Office 365 SaaS Office Software Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:24:35 +0000 admin 238574 at http://www.infoworld.com Is Microsoft set to launch 'pathetically bad' Office for iPad? http://www.infoworld.com/t/mobile-apps/microsoft-set-launch-pathetically-bad-office-ipad-238575?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/apple_office.jpg" alt="Is Microsoft set to launch 'pathetically bad' Office for iPad?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Both <a href="http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/17/5519614/office-for-ipad-satya-nadella-march-27th-event" target="_blank">Tom Warren at the Verge</a> and <a href="http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-ceo-nadella-may-unveil-office-on-ipad-on- Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:24:37 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238575 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft releases Office 2013 Service Pack 1, KB 2817430 http://www.infoworld.com/t/office-software/microsoft-releases-office-2013-service-pack-1-kb-2817430-237152?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Office_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft releases Office 2013 Service Pack 1, KB 2817430" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>In a move that shouldn't surprise anyone, Microsoft has released Office 2013 Service Pack 1.</p> Applications Microsoft Office Office Software Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:46:10 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237152 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft takes baby steps toward clearing up its branding mess http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/microsoft-takes-baby-steps-toward-clearing-its-branding-mess-236826?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft takes baby steps toward clearing up its branding mess" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Microsoft's attempts at branding -- affixing names to products in ways that mere humans can understand -- have drawn widespread and well-deserved scorn. Microsoft Windows Microsoft Microsoft Office Microsoft Windows Office Software Technology Business Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:33:26 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236826 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft rebrands Office Web Apps as Office Online http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/microsoft-rebrands-office-web-apps-office-online-236746?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft today rebranded its browser-based Office Web Apps, stripped-down versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, as Office Online.</p> <p>The change had leaked last month when a Chinese website uncovered several pages on Microsoft's website that referenced the new name. Internet domain records also showed that the new brand's online namesake, officeonline.com, had been acquired by Microsoft.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Microsoft Office SaaS Office Software Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:56:50 +0000 admin 236746 at http://www.infoworld.com Perspective: Microsoft hedges on Office for iPad http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/perspective-microsoft-hedges-office-ipad-236469?source=rss_microsoft_office <p><strong>thoughtful:</strong> adjective, characterized by or manifesting careful thought</p> <p>Thoughtful. T-h-o-u-g-h-t-f-u-l. Thoughtful.</p> Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office Microsoft Windows iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:45:06 +0000 admin 236469 at http://www.infoworld.com Windows XP isn't the only software getting the knife in 8 weeks http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/windows-xp-isnt-the-only-software-getting-the-knife-in-8-weeks-236169?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft will call it quits not only on Windows XP in less than two months, but will also pull the plug on Office 2003 the same day.</p> <p>After April 8, Office 2003, which debuted on Oct. 21, 2003, will no longer receive security updates, no matter which flavor of Windows it's running on.</p> Applications Microsoft Windows Microsoft Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Office Microsoft Windows Office Software Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:28:12 +0000 admin 236169 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/review-microsoft-office-365-vs-google-apps-233667?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/google_microsoft_duel_hp.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Two and a half years ago, when <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/office-365-vs-google-apps-the-infoworld-review-447">InfoWorld first pitted Office 365 against Google Apps</a>, I likened Office 365 to the Queen Elizabeth 2 and Google Apps to a sailboat.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Google Google Apps Microsoft Microsoft Office Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft Windows Collaboration Software SaaS Office Software Applications Cloud Computing Wed, 08 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 233667 at http://www.infoworld.com Get ready for the Office, SharePoint, and Exchange 2013 SP1 service packs http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/get-ready-the-office-sharepoint-and-exchange-2013-sp1-service-packs-232007?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="https://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="Get ready for the Office, SharePoint, and Exchange 2013 SP1 service packs" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Early 2014 will see Service Pack 1 updates for Office 2013, SharePoint 2013, and Exchange 2013 (but apparently not Lync), bringing the on-premises versions of these servers and applications up to par with the then-cu</p> Microsoft Windows Networking Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Office Microsoft SharePoint Email Software Office Software Wed, 04 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 232007 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft zero day attack more widespread than thought, with no Patch Tuesday fix coming http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/microsoft-zero-day-attack-more-widespread-thought-no-patch-tuesday-fix-coming-230525?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Well, this isn't good news. A malicious "zero day" attack capable of hijacking your PC via <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/2061280/windows-vista-lync-older-office-versions-under-attack-via-new-vulnerability.html" target="_blank">a vulnerability found in Windows, Office, and Lync</a> is being exploited more widely than originally thought, and Microsoft won't have a permanent fix ready in time for this week's Patch Tuesday blitz.</p> Microsoft Windows Security Microsoft Microsoft Office Microsoft Windows Malware Vulnerability Assessment Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:59:52 +0000 admin 230525 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft Office Web Apps takes great leap toward Office equality http://www.infoworld.com/t/office-software/microsoft-office-web-apps-takes-great-leap-toward-office-equality-230424?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Web_Apps_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft Office Web Apps takes great leap toward Office equality" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>What are the most striking features of the new version of Office Web Apps? The ones that aren't there.</p> Applications Mobile Technology Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Office Software Web Applications Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:10:35 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 230424 at http://www.infoworld.com Deciphering Microsoft Security Advisory 2896666 on Word zero-day exploit http://www.infoworld.com/t/office-software/deciphering-microsoft-security-advisory-2896666-word-zero-day-exploit-230312?source=rss_microsoft_office <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Office_hp.jpg" alt="Deciphering Microsoft Security Advisory 2896666 on Word zero-day exploit" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If you've tried to wade through <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2896666" target="_blank">Security Advisory 2896666</a>, you're probably ready to tear your hair out. Applications Microsoft Windows Security Microsoft Microsoft Office Application Security Office Software Malware Vulnerability Assessment Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:12:37 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 230312 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft exec scoffs at talk that Apple's free iWork threatens Office http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/microsoft-exec-scoffs-talk-apples-free-iwork-threatens-office-229439?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft's head of communications took shots today at Apple's decision to give away its iWork productivity software, calling the move "an attempt to catch up."</p> <p>In a post to the <a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2013/10/23/apples-and-oranges.aspx" target="_blank">Official Microsoft Blog</a>, Frank Shaw countered what he said was misguided at best, reality-bending at worst, coverage by the media and blogosphere on Apple's giving away iWork to new Mac and iOS device buyers.</p> Applications Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Apple Microsoft Office Microsoft Windows Mobile Apps Office Software Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:06:08 +0000 admin 229439 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft inches toward Office on iPad, Android tablets http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/microsoft-inches-toward-office-ipad-android-tablets-227284?source=rss_microsoft_office <p>Microsoft executives last week came the closest yet to saying that the company will release Office on iPads and Android tablets, but stopped short of promising anything specific or setting a timetable.</p> Applications Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office Android iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Tablets Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:10:09 +0000 admin 227284 at http://www.infoworld.com