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Why Chromebooks are a bigger threat to Microsoft than you know

Google is somewhat stealthily winning mind share with youths.

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Mingis on Tech: The state of collaboration 2018

Whether you use Slack, Teams, Hangouts or some other software to connect and communicate at work, changes are coming to the collaboration market. Here's where things stand now – and what to expect.

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Microsoft launches Office 2019 for Windows, macOS

The company also committed to a successor version, ending speculation that this year's release would be the last that doesn't require a subscription.

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Microsoft cuts Office 2016 some slack, lets users connect to services until 2023

Microsoft will let Office 2016 users connect to Microsoft's online services for three more years than the company had earlier said.

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Microsoft: Office 365 for Mac subscribers must run newer editions of macOS

Starting in September, only Macs running macOS Sierra or High Sierra will receive new Office 365 feature updates.

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Microsoft boosts Office 2019 price by 10%

The increase, set to take effect later this year, is likely designed to push users to move to Office 365 or Microsoft 365 subscriptions.

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Google touts G Suite momentum in office productivity battle

Although the company unveiled a range of updates at Cloud Next this week, it faces a long slog as it seeks to displace Microsoft in the workplace.

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Microsoft releases previews of Exchange 2019, other Office 2019 servers

The on-premises email server software, set to release later this year, will install on Windows Server 2016 Core, Windows Server 2019 Core or Windows Server 2016/2019 with Desktop Experience.

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Microsoft takes on Slack with a free version of Teams

The free version of Teams, which doesn’t require an Office 365 subscription, is designed to counter competition from Slack.

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Why Microsoft’s big bet on deep learning could go bad

Deep learning is the hottest branch of A.I., but it might not be all that deep.

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Microsoft to tighten screws on traditional Office, Gartner predicts

The software developer is expected to push companies to switch to Office 365 by tightening access to that software's online services.

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Microsoft previews Office 2019 for Mac

The beta of Office 2019 for Mac is meant for volume license customers who intend to run the 'perpetual' version of the suite, not Office 365 subscribers.

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Microsoft walks away from Windows 7, Office 2013 support forums

Beginning in July, the company will stop participating in several Microsoft Community forums; business-oriented TechNet support discussion forums, however, will remain unchanged.

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Alexa gets smart meeting scheduling, a boost to its workplace presence

Amazon says the new Smart Scheduling Assistant feature allows the popular virtual assistant to cut the time needed to manage personal schedules in the office.

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FAQ: Microsoft 365 explained

Microsoft has bundled together Windows 10, Office 365 and a variety of management tools to create its newest subscription suite, Microsoft 365 (M365). Here's what the bundle includes, how much it costs and what it means for the...

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Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 puts Teams collaboration at its core

The first iteration of Microsoft’s digital whiteboard is now in use at 5,000 businesses, but questions remain about customer demand long term.

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How to get the Office 2019 beta

The next-generation productivity suite preview is aimed more at corporate customers than individual users.

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For IT, Microsoft 365 shows what still matters about Windows

You might think of it as a subscription bundle that gets your users Office and Windows, but for the company, Microsoft 365 is really about simplifying how businesses manage PC software.

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