Office Software - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/1931 en New compiler cranks up JavaScript from native code http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/new-compiler-cranks-javascript-native-code-240923?source=rss_office_software <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/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="New compiler cranks up JavaScript from native code" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>At first, Emscripten sounds like the punch line to a tech joke: a compiler that converts C/C++ code into Asm.js, a subset of JavaScript that can then run via a Web browser or in the Node.js framework.</p> Application Development Open Source Software Development Tools JavaScript Office Software Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240923 at http://www.infoworld.com Put to the test: Microsoft's Office 365 on the iPad and Mac http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/put-the-test-microsofts-office-365-the-ipad-and-mac-240822?source=rss_office_software <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/office_365_cloud.jpg" alt="Put to the test: Microsoft's Office 365 on the iPad and Mac" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>For years, the world has been begging Microsoft to release its Office suite for the iPad.</p> Applications Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Office 365 Android Mac OS X Microsoft Windows iOS iPad iPhone Email Software Office Software Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 240822 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft beefs up Office Online http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/microsoft-beefs-office-online-240472?source=rss_office_software <p>Microsoft is updating its Web-based Office Online suite, narrowing the features gap with the main Office 365 and Office 2013 suites installed on users' devices.</p> <p>"We know you want features that allow you to move as seamlessly as possible between Office Online and the desktop," wrote Kaberi Chowdhury, an Office Online technical product manager, <a href="http://blogs.office.com/2014/04/14/more-office-online-commenting-printing-tell-me-and-more/">in a blog post</a> Monday.</p> Applications Office Software Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:02:12 +0000 admin 240472 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft yanks SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1, KB 2817429 http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/microsoft-yanks-sharepoint-2013-service-pack-1-kb-2817429-239969?source=rss_office_software <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/07OPenterwin_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft yanks SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1, KB 2817429" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>On Feb. 25, Microsoft announced that <a href="http://blogs.office.com/2014/02/25/office-2013-service-pack-1-now-available/" target="_blank">SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 was available</a> at the Microsoft Download Center. Applications Microsoft Windows Microsoft Microsoft SharePoint Microsoft Windows Office Software Patch Management Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:12:53 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239969 at http://www.infoworld.com 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_office_software <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_office_software <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 5 cool changes coming for OWA, Office 365, Exchange, and Outlook http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/5-cool-changes-coming-owa-office-365-exchange-and-outlook-239651?source=rss_office_software <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_to_do.jpg" alt="5 cool changes coming for OWA, Office 365, Exchange, and Outlook" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) is the place for serious Exchange admins to gather and share techniques, gain insights, and get a deeper understanding of the Microsoft Exchange platform. Applications Microsoft Windows Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Office 365 Email Software Office Software Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 239651 at http://www.infoworld.com Document Liberation Project aims to break vendor lock-in http://www.infoworld.com/t/open-source-software/document-liberation-project-aims-break-vendor-lock-in-239648?source=rss_office_software <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/open_sign_hp.jpg" alt="Document Liberation Project aims to break vendor lock-in" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>When <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/open-document-standards-will-cure-apples-bit-rot-238732" target="_blank">Apple highlighted the mess we're all in with old document formats</a> recently, it was clear we needed s Applications Open Source Software Office Software Open Source Software Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:09:12 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239648 at http://www.infoworld.com Open-Xchange adds spreadsheet program to its online app suite http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/open-xchange-adds-spreadsheet-program-its-online-app-suite-239557?source=rss_office_software <p>Open source collaboration software vendor Open-Xchange has added a spreadsheet function to its open-source, Web-based productivity suite, allowing the online editing and sharing of Microsoft Excel documents.</p> <p>OX Spreadsheet is an extension to OX App Suite, a browser-based productivity suite that provides tools for managing email, documents, calendar and social network feeds. It will also be available as a component of online productivity suite OX Documents, the company announced Tuesday.</p> Applications Open Source Software Office Software Open Source Software Web Applications Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:49:16 +0000 admin 239557 at http://www.infoworld.com The must-have iPad office apps, round 8 http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/146576/the-must-have-ipad-office-apps-round-8-239463?source=rss_office_software <!--paging_filter-->Microsoft Office does its best to challenge the reigning Apple iWork<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft Office does its best to challenge the reigning Apple iWork </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/146576 </div> </div> </div> Office Software Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 239463 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_office_software <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 First look: Office for iPad is a mixed bag, but a good first step http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/first-look-office-ipad-mixed-bag-good-first-step-239277?source=rss_office_software <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/Word-iPad.PNG" alt="First look: Office for iPad is a mixed bag, but a good first step" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Microsoft's release of Office for the iPad is both a shock to the system and a long time coming.</p> Applications Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Microsoft Office 365 iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 239277 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_office_software <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 unveils Office for iPad http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/microsoft-unveils-office-ipad-239243?source=rss_office_software <p>Microsoft has finally developed a version of Office for the iPad, a move many feel comes too late.</p> <p>The company made the announcement at a press conference in San Francisco that was webcast Thursday and hosted by Satya Nadella, Microsoft's newly appointed CEO.</p> Applications Mobile Technology iPad Mobile Apps Office Software Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:19:11 +0000 admin 239243 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_office_software <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's KB 2953095 Word security hole is part of ongoing embarrassment http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/microsofts-kb-2953095-word-security-hole-part-of-ongoing-embarrassment-239026?source=rss_office_software <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/windows_broken_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft's KB 2953095 Word security hole is part of ongoing embarrassment" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Earlier this year, three researchers at Google told Microsoft about yet another RTF rendering security hole in Word. Microsoft Windows Microsoft Microsoft Windows Application Security Office Software Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:55:04 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239026 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_office_software <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 Open document standards will cure Apple's bit rot http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/open-document-standards-will-cure-apples-bit-rot-238732?source=rss_office_software <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/apple_open_source_hp.jpg" alt="Open document standards will cure Apple's bit rot" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Reports emerged this week of a <a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/+StefanUrbanek/posts/LKkGeEoPUzA" target="_blank">problem for Apple users opening presentation files</a> created in Keynote.</p> Applications Open Source Software Apple LibreOffice Open Government Office Software Open Source Software Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 238732 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_office_software <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_office_software <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