Microsoft Office 365 Now Available in 96 New Global Markets, Gets LinkedIn Integration

Microsoft has rolled out Office 365 in 96 new global markets, bringing the software to over 246 markets worldwide in 44 languages, while also making the integration of LinkedIn with Outlook available to consumers. According to a blog post by Kirk Koenigsbauer, Corporate Vice President, Office team, people even in Antarctica and the Republic of Congo can now enjoy the benefits of Office 365’s … Read more

Your Microsoft Office 365 Subscription Costs More Than It Used To. Here’s Why.

You can add Microsoft’s Office 365 to the list of your favourite services that has become costlier in India amid the Indian government’s rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). All the individual consumer-facing Office 365 SKUs: Home, Personal, and Student, are now a little costlier in India, according to invoices reviewed by Gadgets 360. A … Read more

How to join Microsoft’s Office Insider program on any platform

Microsoft is all about showing its work these days. You probably know Microsoft shares preview builds of Windows 10 leading up to major releases, such as the upcoming Creators Update. But did you know Microsoft offers an Insider program for Microsoft Office as well? If your heart starts racing at the thought of trying out … Read more

GIC leads $1.04 billion investment in office tower in downtown Manhattan

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The skyline of downtown Manhattan, including the Freedom Tower, is seen in this aerial photograph over New York City, September 13, 2016. Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and Paramount Group have formed a joint venture to acquire office tower “60 Wall Street” in downtown Manhattan for $1.04 billion. … Read more

Microsoft will soon end Office 2013 distribution through Office 365

Get ready, Office 365 administrators: Microsoft is ending support for the Office 2013 client apps that it previously distributed through its cloud-based productivity service. Instead, administrators and users will be pushed to use Office 2016, the latest version of the productivity suite that includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Starting on Feb. 28, users won’t be … Read more

4 reasons to kick off the New Year with an Office 365 Subscription

The holidays are over and the new year is upon us. It’s a great time to get your productivity needs in order for the next 12 months. The first thing you’ll need is the right software to get things done. Personally, I’d go with Office 365. Microsoft’s productivity suite costs $99 per year for up to … Read more

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for … Read more

Microsoft patches 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, and more

Microsoft has patched 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, Internet Explorer and SQL Server, two of which have already been exploited by attackers and three that have been publicly disclosed. The patches are covered in 14 security bulletins, one dedicated to Adobe Flash Player which is upgraded through Windows Update in Windows 10 and 8.1. … Read more

Hands-on: Microsoft Teams brings the best and worst of Office to team-building

Microsoft’s Teams provides Office 365 subscribers various ways to collaborate and share information across teams. Credit: Mark Hachman 1COMMENT Mark Hachman | @markhachman Senior Editor, PCWorld Nov 2, 2016 1:51 PM Microsoft’s Teams app reinvents communication and collaboration in a way that’s typically Microsoft: tons of features, numerous options, with some of that complexity unfortunately … Read more