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Spotlight: Microsoft acquires three apps to build out Project Online

Microsoft today announced acquisitions aimed at building Project Online, according to a blog post from the company's Office team. 

Microsoft dominates in cloud apps among enterprises, but Google hangs on to smaller businesses

After a giant surge this year, Microsoft is the leader in cloud productivity apps in the enterprise. The company took the title from the only king the space has ever known, Google Apps, in a seemingly surprising development, though the numbers begin to make sense when looking at the market on the whole.

Report: 1 major Linux migration that went awry

Workers for the city of Munich are apparently clamoring to switch back to Windows, leaving their high-end machines idle as they use their personal devices at work instead.

Microsoft Office 2016 may launch Sept. 22, according to reported leaked internal websites

The popular Microsoft Office 2016 will launch late next month, at least according to screenshots of reportedly leaked internal websites.

Microsoft issues emergency patch for critical IE bug

Microsoft pushed out an emergency patch for a critical Internet Explorer bug that affects all supported versions of the browser.

With Outlook Web updates, Microsoft confuses the line between online, local versions

With updates to the Web access to Outlook that Microsoft announced Tuesday, the company adds features that aren't available in the desktop version and raises questions, at least in my mind, about the point of both versions.

Smarsh offers enhanced archiving for Microsoft Office 365

Cloud-based archiving solutions firm Smarsh announced this week it now offers enhanced archiving  support for Microsoft Office 365. On its own, Office 365 already archives email but the tools Smarsh added to The Archiving Platform provide organizations a better way to manage a wide range of electronic communication for compliance or other legal purposes.

Microsoft's mobile productivity trifecta complete with Wunderlist acquisition

Microsoft has reportedly agreed to acquire Berlin-based startup 6Wunderkinder, the creator of popular to-do list app Wunderlist, for $100 million to $200 million. Wunderlist will join Accompli (now under the Outlook brand) and Sunrise to form a triumvirate of productivity apps that exhibit Microsoft and CEO Satya Nadella's new "if you can't beat them, buy them" philosophy.

Microsoft adds LG, Sony to list of Android tablet makers pre-installing Office, Skype

On Monday, Microsoft announced that it signed up 20 more manufacturers to its program to pre-stall Office, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on Android tablets, including big names LG and Sony.

Good Technology gives employees mobile email tool to work with Office documents

Employees spend a lot of time using email, and rely on it to share documents with colleagues.To improve the email experience on mobile devices, Good Technology has unveiled a secure mobile email app that enables employees to view, edit, print, save and share Microsoft Office document attachments.