Microsoft continues to invest in Detroit, to open new LinkedIn office

LinkedIn revealed today that it’s planning to open a new office in Detroit, Michigan. The professionnal social network will join its parent company Microsoft, which announced earlier this year that it was moving its Southfield, Michigan staff to the One Campus Martius building in downtown Detroit. After an economic recession hit the Motor City pretty hard these past Read more about Microsoft continues to invest in Detroit, to open new LinkedIn office[…]

Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience

Office Insiders on iOS will notice the newer Version 2.6 (17100100) rolling out with its latest preview. The October 2017 feature update is looking to encourage the use of inking with more variety and effects for their users. For Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, iOS Office Insiders now have a set of personalized pens and Read more about Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience[…]

Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Since Microsoft launched the Windows Insider Program back in Fall 2014, the company has become really serious about listening to feedback from its most enthusiastic customers. The Redmond giant also counts many early adopters in its ranks, and the company has several internal testing rings for volunteers willing to “dogfood” Windows 10 builds before they roll out to Read more about Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite[…]

Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)

Surface Laptop owners are taking their devices for a spin after a month of pre-order waiting and some are finding the experience a bit different than devices running good ol’ Windows 10. Despite the volley of warnings from Microsoft about Windows 10 S and its reason for being, old school Windows users are running into a few Read more about Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)[…]

Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”

Last week, Microsoft released a significant update for its Teams collaboration app, rolling out new classroom experiences for Office 365 Education customers. In addition, several popular cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box are now supported in Teams, which is great for companies that don’t put all their eggs in the Office 365/OneDrive basket. Read more about Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”[…]

Business data giant Dun & Bradstreet signs up with Microsoft for Azure, Dynamics 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft teamed up with Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leader in enterprise insights and data analysis, to offer Dynamics 365 and Azure for direct access to all of Microsoft’s cloud services. Together, Microsoft and Dun & Bradstreet made three major announcements: Dun & Bradstreet has selected Microsoft as a strategic cloud provider to accelerate the company’s digital transformation and deliver its customers more efficient and Read more about Business data giant Dun & Bradstreet signs up with Microsoft for Azure, Dynamics 365[…]

Once again the cloud proves fertile for Microsoft growth bringing in $6.5 billion for Q4 17′

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The numbers are in for the end of Microsoft’s fiscal year as the company reports its Q4 earnings. In that time, Microsoft’s Cloud and Office offerings helped nudge the company forward with a net income of $6.5 billion on $23.3 billion dollars worth of revenue. For those investing in Microsoft, Q4 numbers boil down to Read more about Once again the cloud proves fertile for Microsoft growth bringing in $6.5 billion for Q4 17′[…]

Microsoft Kaizala officially debuts in India for a mobile-first and mobile-only workforce

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Kaizala, a Microsoft Garage project introduced in 2016, was formally launched as a beta in February this year by Satya Nadella at the Future Decoded event in Mumbai. In a press event in New Delhi today, Microsoft officially debuted the new product – Microsoft Kaizala. www.office.com/setup Blogs: The mobile-only product designed for large group communications and work Read more about Microsoft Kaizala officially debuts in India for a mobile-first and mobile-only workforce[…]

What’s new in Office 365 in July: new apps, new updates, Microsoft 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The month of July is about to come to a close, and Microsoft is once again wrapping up the month with a look at what has happened with Office 365 in July of 2017. New this month to Office 365 was a series of new apps, new updates, and the announcement of Microsoft 365. www.office.com/setup Read more about What’s new in Office 365 in July: new apps, new updates, Microsoft 365[…]

Microsoft breaks out annual revenue by products: Office leads the way but Cloud is catching up

Microsoft’s stock has been on a bit of rollercoaster since the company released its most recent quarterly earnings. Almost immediately after Microsoft reported moderately impressive revenue numbers for three of it four largest product categories for the three months ending in July, early investors saw their shares rise. Unfortunately, the wave of enthusiasm for Microsoft’s future ended Read more about Microsoft breaks out annual revenue by products: Office leads the way but Cloud is catching up[…]