When Microsoft reported its third-quarter financial results last week, company officials trumpeted several metrics about sales and adoption of Office 365, the cloud subscription suite for email and collaboration.Specifically, Microsoft said that Office 365 "net seat additions" grew five times compared with the same quarter last year, and that 25 percent of the company's...
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Microsoft has started to warn customers who signed up for Office 365 subscription previews that their free ride is about to end. Emails sent by Microsoft last week outline what happens when the previews expire and urge customers to subscribe to the paying versions of Office 365. Microsoft is sending out Office 365 Home Premium preview expiration warnings: Pay up or lose...
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Microsoft apparently really wants students to use Office 365 and its accompanying suite of products, including SkyDrive. Today, Microsoft announced a new campaign offering college students the ability to try Office 365 University for free for up to six months. Students with an .edu email address can sign up for an initial three months for free, and then if they share the...
(2 months and 12 days ago)
Filed under: Investing Businesses Can Collaborate and Communicate More Easily With Microsoft Office 365 Offered by Sprint New plans now available, enhanced audio conferencing coming soon and select Sprint retail stores now selling all offers; supported by Sprint's unique Carefree Cloud migration and onboarding assistance OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Microsoft kept its promise. The software giant said it would release its next-generation office suite of applications on Feb. 27 and it kept its word. The Redmond, Wash.-based firm describes the new software as a major new update to its Office 365 services for businesses. They're calling it Microsoft's most complete Office cloud service to date...
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Microsoft today unveiled several new versions of its Office 365 suite for businesses.
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Office 365 users will increasingly be able to import contacts from external applications after the suite's initial rollout of this capability for Facebook and LinkedIn.Microsoft recently implemented a feature in Office 365 called Connect that lets some editions of the suite grab contacts data from third-party tools. The first supported source was LinkedIn in late February...
(18 days ago)
Microsoft is trumpeting Office 365 customer successes at its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit on Wednesday, but some of those otherwise happy clients have a wish list of features and enhancements they’d like to see in the vendor’s cloud email and collaboration suite. Microsoft announced eight Office 365 government and education customers, including the governments of Kansas...
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Some major computer makers are pushing Office 365 with their new PCs, but others have stuck with a more traditional bundling tactic of including a factory-installed, single-license trial. "[Microsoft is] very clearly heading towards driving every consumer towards the Office 365 option that they can, in the hopes of a subscription," said Wes Miller, an analyst with...
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Ten iPhones were reported stolen Friday after a Fedex driver misdelivered them, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report. The driver said a Panera Bread employee signed for eight packages containing iPhones intended for Verizon Wireless, located in the same 254 Robert C. Daniel Parkway suite, but Panera delivered only seven of the packages to Verizon...
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