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Microsoft Office update emphasizes collaboration

This product image provided by Microsoft shows a screen shot of the newly updated Microsoft Word program, which features tools, including Microsoft's Skype conferencing service, that allow people to collaborate and work together online. A major update for Microsoft Office, one of its most successful software products, was released Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 with new features that reflect the company's effort to adapt to shifts in how people use computers and software. (Microsoft via AP)

SAN FRANCISCO  — Microsoft has released a major update for Office, one of its most successful software products, with new features that reflect the company’s effort to adapt to shifts in how people use computers and software. The updated versions ...

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Microsoft retools Office for touch screen, Web use

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft’s retooled version of its Office software is hitting the market as the company tries to extend one of its key franchises beyond personal computers. Tuesday’s debut comes six months after Microsoft previewed the new-look Office, which ...

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Microsoft revamps Office for tablets, Internet

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft unveiled a new version of its widely used, lucrative suite of word processing, spreadsheet and email programs, one designed specifically with tablet computers and Internet-based storage in mind. Like an upcoming redesign of Microsoft’s Windows operating ...

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Google buys maker of Quickoffice mobile app

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a widely used mobile application for working on documents created in Microsoft’s programs for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. The deal announced ...

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Cable companies to offer $9.95 broadband for poor homes

NEW YORK — Cable companies said Wednesday that they will offer Internet service for $9.95 per month to homes with children that are eligible for free school lunches. The offer will start next summer and is part of an initiative ...

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Learning to love Word 2010

In the past few years, many lawyers have migrated from WordPerfect to Word. Back in school I was a Word guy, but we used WordPerfect in my first legal job. As time went on, my firm realized that much of ...

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