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  • Microsoft adds Chrome support for online Office apps

    Posted May 17, 2011 - 6:52 am

    Microsoft will release the first service pack for Office 2010 in late June, when it will for the first time support Google's Chrome running the suite's online applications using SharePoint 2010, the company said Monday.
  • Despite Q3 earnings growth, Microsoft shares fall

    Posted April 29, 2011 - 6:14 pm

    Shares of Microsoft saw their biggest one-day plunge in nearly two years Friday even though the company reported strong quarterly earnings growth.
  • Office 2010 sales power record Microsoft quarter

    Posted January 31, 2011 - 12:11 pm

    Sales of Office 2010 -- especially to consumers -- fueled Microsoft's record quarter, the company and analysts said last week.
  • Office 2010 gets its first critical fix

    Posted November 4, 2010 - 5:03 pm

    Microsoft today said it will ship three security updates next week to patch 11 vulnerabilities, including the first in Office 2010 pegged "critical."
  • Who's Afraid of the Office 2010 Upgrade? 78% of Enterprises

    Posted November 2, 2010 - 12:13 pm

    New research shows that the top reason enterprises are waiting on upgrading to Office 2010 is the new Ribbon interface. Application compatibility and licensing concerns also figure prominently.
  • Microsoft shares jump after Q1 earnings report

    Posted October 28, 2010 - 8:01 pm

    Shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) jumped nearly 3.5 percent to 27.19 in after-hours trading Thursday following the software giant's fiscal first-quarter 2011 earnings, which showed a healthy 52 percent gain in net income.
  • Microsoft fourth quarter boosted by Office, Windows sales (updated)

    Posted July 23, 2010 - 2:46 pm

    The release of Office 2010, as well as continued strong sales of Windows 7, helped buoy Microsoft through another quarter of increased revenue and profit, the company announced on Thursday.
  • Five Reasons You Don't Need Microsoft Office 2010

    Posted July 15, 2010 - 2:28 pm

    Have you looked at the new Microsoft Office 2010 yet? How many of its few, new features does your company really need? And are these features worth the investment? Here are five reasons your company doesn't need to purchase Office 2010.
  • Office 2010 Sales Are Lagging, Says NPD

    Posted July 14, 2010 - 4:27 pm

    Microsoft Office 2010 is off to a slow start following its launch in May, says market research firm The NPD Group, but not for the reasons you might suspect.
  • Microsoft offers Windows 7, Office 2010 via download stores

    Posted July 12, 2010 - 12:18 pm

    Microsoft has for the first time allowed selected partners to sell its flagship software products as downloads. The move sees Microsoft selling Windows 7, Office 2010 and other flagship titles via ESD (Electronic Software Delivery) at online stores including the PC Advisor Software Shop.
  • Amazon, others discount Office 2010 day before launch

    Posted June 15, 2010 - 11:15 am

    A day before Microsoft's Office 2010 goes on sale, some online retailers have discounted the new suite by as much as $40.
  • 'Rearm' trick extends Office 2010 free ride to 180 days

    Posted May 17, 2010 - 12:14 pm

    Microsoft confirms supported command extends activation-free grace period.
  • How to save money on Office 2010

    Posted May 14, 2010 - 2:18 pm

    Now that Microsoft has officially kicked Office 2010 into the market, the next milestone is just weeks away: the June 15 launch of the retail versions and the beginning of the roll-out of the it's-all-free Office Web Apps to consumers.
  • Microsoft counters Google's sales pitch to Office users

    Posted May 13, 2010 - 2:12 pm

    Microsoft has gone on the counterattack against Google, saying that its rival's online applications don't cut it as supplements to Microsoft Office.
  • Culture Clash: Office 2010 v. Google Docs

    Posted May 13, 2010 - 10:49 am

    Microsoft held its official launch event this morning for Office 2010--the latest release of its dominant office productivity suite. Some of the new elements of Office 2010 make the suite more Web-enabled, while recent changes to Google Docs make it more "Office-like", setting the two up for head-to-head battle.
  • Microsoft Office 2010's Rivals: IBM, Zoho and OpenOffice

    Posted May 12, 2010 - 3:24 pm

    While Google Apps may not be a knockout threat to Microsoft's enterprise business this year, a cloud apps battle continues to brew between the two companies. Google and Microsoft are the forerunners in this competition, but other rivalsare nipping on their heels.
  • Microsoft strikes blow against Google with Office 2010

    Posted May 12, 2010 - 2:13 pm

    Wednesday's release of Microsoft Office 2010 and related products will ensure that Microsoft remains the top choice of enterprise IT executives, analysts say.
  • Dissecting Microsoft Office 2010

    Posted May 5, 2010 - 4:22 pm

    I review plenty of software packages throughout the course of a year, and it's rare that I come across one that I believe will truly make a difference in the way that I work or use my computer. This is one of those times.
  • Office 2010 Reaches RTM, Watch Out Google

    Posted April 20, 2010 - 11:07 am

    Following a public beta with more than 7.5 million participants--three times the beta participation for Office 2007--Microsoft has signed off on Office 2010 and released it to manufacturing (RTM). Google may have drawn first blood with the recent changes to Google Docs, but Microsoft is aggressively taking on Google on its home turf with Office 2010.
  • MSDN, TechNet get Office 2010 this week

    Posted April 19, 2010 - 9:00 am

    Microsoft confirmed that subscribers to MSDN and TechNet can srat downloading Office 2010 on Thursday, five days before it's available to vulume license customers.
  • Microsoft runs fuzzing botnet, finds 1,800 Office bugs

    Posted March 31, 2010 - 9:27 pm

    Microsoft uncovered more than 1,800 bugs in Office 2010 by tapping into the unused computing horsepower of idling PCs, a company security engineer said today.
  • Microsoft takes measured approach to mobile Office apps

    Posted March 30, 2010 - 9:11 am

    Microsoft is readying an aggressive push into cloud-based productivity applications with the upcoming release of Office Web Apps and other products, but the company is moving more cautiously when it comes to creating mobile versions of these products.
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Technology Guarantee: FAQ

    Posted March 8, 2010 - 2:12 pm

    Thinking about purchasing Microsoft Office, but you want to wait until Office 2010 comes out of beta? Don't bother; just pick up a copy of Office 2007 between now and September 30, and you'll be eligible to get a free upgrade to Office 2010, thanks to Microsoft's Technology Guarantee Program.
  • Microsoft will launch Office 2010 May 12

    Posted March 5, 2010 - 4:33 pm

    The Office 2010 application suite will be formally launched by Microsoft at an event scheduled for May 12, the company announced today.
  • Office 2010 free upgrade deal leaks to Web

    Posted February 5, 2010 - 10:02 am

    Details of an impending free upgrade to Office 2010 leaked to the Web on Wednesday before Microsoft yanked a post on its partner community site.
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