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[…]

Microsoft introduces To-Do and a lot more in a busy April for Office 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: As April is soon coming to a close, the Office team has once again published its monthly recap of all the new features that shipped to Office 365 users this month, and the list is pretty big. The most important release may well be Microsoft To-Do, Microsoft’s new task management app that is expected to replace Read more about Microsoft introduces To-Do and a lot more in a busy April for Office 365[…]

Guest access in Microsoft Teams is now rolling out to all Office 365 commercial and education customers

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Just two weeks after we learned that Microsoft was testing Guest access in Microsoft Teams with a very small group of external users, the much-awaited feature has started to roll out today to all Office 365 commercial and education customers. This is a pretty big milestone for the team collaboration app, which has already been Read more about Guest access in Microsoft Teams is now rolling out to all Office 365 commercial and education customers[…]

Select Windows Insiders can now download and test Office 365 from the Windows Store

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft is sending out emails to select Windows Insiders with Office 365 accounts to let them know they are eligible to download and preview the Windows Store version of Office 365. This expansion of testing comes after the company originally bridged the Office 365 apps to the store more than a few months ago, then opened Read more about Select Windows Insiders can now download and test Office 365 from the Windows Store[…]

How to manage personal, work and school accounts in Windows 10

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Windows 10 includes simplified options for staying connected to your work or school account on your personal device. Unlike previous Windows versions, you can use files and resources provided by your organisation without having to switch user accounts. The operating system lets you link external accounts to your main sign-in address. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Read more about How to manage personal, work and school accounts in Windows 10[…]

Microsoft Word has a terrifying new VIRUS – and there’s only one way to avoid it

www.office.com/setup Blogs: MICROSOFT WORD and Microsoft Office users have been warned about a new zero-day security flaw that enables hackers to remotely install malware on your PC, security McAfee has warned. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft Office is vulnerable to a dangerous new malware attack, renown anti-virus company McAfee has cautioned. The security flaw enables cyber-criminals to Read more about Microsoft Word has a terrifying new VIRUS – and there’s only one way to avoid it[…]

M365 Business means free Windows 10 upgrades, but for business only

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Companies get to keep the upgrades to Windows 10 Pro, says Microsoft www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft has confirmed that upgrade licenses to Windows 10 Pro that businesses obtain from the free preview of Microsoft 365 Business (M365) will remain in place. That’s true even if the customer doesn’t transition to a paid plan. Also, Read more about M365 Business means free Windows 10 upgrades, but for business only[…]

Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows www.office.com/setup Blogs: Somebody at McAfee jumped the gun. Last Friday night McAfee disclosed the inner workings of a particularly pernicious rigged Word document attack: a zero-day involving a linked HTA file. On Saturday, FireEye — citing a “recent public disclosure by another company” — Read more about Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows[…]

When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: There’s just three months before the already-extended suite goes dark — literally, in the case of Outlook 2007 www.office.com/setup Blogs: Businesses that remain wedded to Office 2007 have just over three months to drop Office 2007’s applications and switch to a newer suite, such as Office 2016. A significant number of organizations will Read more about When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?[…]

What happens when an Office 365 subscription expires?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Three-stage process eventually ends up with all cloud data deleted www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft’s pay-as-you-go Office 365 is, first and foremost, a subscription. And like other subscriptions — think newspapers (remember them?) or an online storage service — missing a payment doesn’t immediately mean you’re cut off. Because it’s less expensive to retain a Read more about What happens when an Office 365 subscription expires?[…]