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September 14, 2011

Microsoft releases updates for Office 2011 and 2008 for OS X


June 29, 2011

Microsoft launches a cloud version of Office

CEO Steve Ballmer launches Microsoft Office 365 on Tuesday in New York.

Microsoft started selling Office 365, a cloud version of Office, on Tuesday.

The service will be available in 40 countries. The cloud subscription includes Web versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint and other Office software, and also includes email service, SharePoint collaboration, video conferencing and instant messaging for $6 per user per month. (more…)

October 27, 2010

Microsoft Office for the Mac is out

But has problems with sync

Microsoft has released the latest incarnation of Microsoft Office for the Mac OS X operating system.

October 21, 2010

Microsoft Announces Office 365 Beta Release

On Tuesday, Microsoft introduced Microsoft Office 365. The latest version of the popular software suite is Microsoft’s version of next generation cloud technology. The software brings together a number of Microsoft Office productivity tools within the cloud system. Office 365 will allow users to collaborate with other users from anywhere, on nearly any device. (more…)

September 28, 2010

Office for Mac 2011 Available October 26

We are excited to announce that starting on October 26 you can get your own copy of Office for Mac 2011! And starting today preorders can be placed at (more…)

July 13, 2010

Microsoft patches critical bugs in Windows, Office

Microsoft today patched five vulnerabilities in Windows and Office, including a bug hackers have been exploiting for almost a month.


As expected, today’s patch slate was short: Just four security updates that included fixes for five separate flaws. Of the four updates, three were rated “critical,” the highest threat ranking in Microsoft’s four-step scoring system. All five of the specific vulnerabilities patched today were also rated critical.

June 8, 2010

Microsoft Releases Free Office Web Apps for SkyDrive

Microsoft on Monday released Office Web Apps on SkyDrive for users in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, and Canada.

The feature is available now on, where users can view, edit, and share Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote documents from the browser.

May 17, 2010

Office 2010 free for six months with reset trick


Office 2010 can be used for up to 180 days without providing a product activation key, Microsoft has confirmed.

Although Microsoft generally touts a 30-day time limit for users to activate their copies of the company’s software, including Windows, a little-known command designed for corporate administrators can be used by anyone to ‘reset’ the Office 2010 countdown up to five times.

March 5, 2010

Microsoft to fix 8 Windows & Office vulnerabilities

ComputerWorldUK writes:

Light Patch Tuesday coming

Microsoft will ship two security updates on Tuesday to patch eight vulnerabilities in Windows and Office.

In its monthly advance notification, Microsoft spelled out next week’s two-update Patch Tuesday, a far cry from February’s massive roll-out of 13 security bulletins that fixed 26 flaws.

The downturn was not unexpected. «This is indicative of the on and off cycle that Microsoft uses,» said Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle Network Security. «Last month was more OS related, this month they’re patching some applications.» (more…)