Tag Archives: Office

Met Office developing world’s most advanced weather computer

The Met Office’s supercomputer will help select the most suitable location for flood defences. Pictured, a family is rescued from Nantgarw, Wales, during Storm Dennis on 16 February. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images A supercomputer designed to improve extreme weather and climate forecasting is to receive £1.2bn from the UK government towards its development. The technology will be managed by the Met ... Read More »

RBI Declares Office Attendant Exam Result; Check Online

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has declared the exam result for Office Attendant recruitment. Candidates can check the result at rbi.org.in. ‘This list is provisional, subject to the candidates clearing biometric verification, Language Proficiency Test (LPT), being found medically fit and submitting acceptable documentary evidence,’ reads the official update. Qualified candidates shall have to send required documents to the respective regional ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Office sales soar and Windows Phone fades in cloud-happy earnings call

Remember when Microsoft touted Windows Mobile during earnings calls? Now, Microsoft’s Windows Phone business is “immaterial,” while Office, Azure, and other cloud and services products continue to propel the company to profitability. In a small note during its second-quarter earnings report Thursday, Microsoft said its phone business had declined $361 million in revenue from a year ago, leading to the ... Read More »

How to join Microsoft’s Office Insider program on any platform

Microsoft is all about showing its work these days. You probably know Microsoft shares preview builds of Windows 10 leading up to major releases, such as the upcoming Creators Update. But did you know Microsoft offers an Insider program for Microsoft Office as well? If your heart starts racing at the thought of trying out new Excel power features, enhanced ... Read More »

Microsoft will soon end Office 2013 distribution through Office 365

Get ready, Office 365 administrators: Microsoft is ending support for the Office 2013 client apps that it previously distributed through its cloud-based productivity service. Instead, administrators and users will be pushed to use Office 2016, the latest version of the productivity suite that includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Starting on Feb. 28, users won’t be able to download the Office ... Read More »

4 reasons to kick off the New Year with an Office 365 Subscription

The holidays are over and the new year is upon us. It’s a great time to get your productivity needs in order for the next 12 months. The first thing you’ll need is the right software to get things done. Personally, I’d go with Office 365. Microsoft’s productivity suite costs $99 per year for up to five users on Office 365 ... Read More »

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for short-term integration with LinkedIn (in ... Read More »

Microsoft patches 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, and more

Microsoft has patched 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, Internet Explorer and SQL Server, two of which have already been exploited by attackers and three that have been publicly disclosed. The patches are covered in 14 security bulletins, one dedicated to Adobe Flash Player which is upgraded through Windows Update in Windows 10 and 8.1. Six of the bulletins are ... Read More »

Hands-on: Microsoft Teams brings the best and worst of Office to team-building

Microsoft’s Teams provides Office 365 subscribers various ways to collaborate and share information across teams. Credit: Mark Hachman 1COMMENT Mark Hachman | @markhachman Senior Editor, PCWorld Nov 2, 2016 1:51 PM Microsoft’s Teams app reinvents communication and collaboration in a way that’s typically Microsoft: tons of features, numerous options, with some of that complexity unfortunately pushed onto the user. The ... Read More »

Box, Dropbox users can now edit Office documents together in real time

Business users who rely on cloud storage providers like Dropbox and Box now have some improved tools in their collaboration arsenal, thanks to a set of integrations thatMicrosoft announced Wednesday. Starting Wednesday, Office Online users can work in real time on documents, spreadsheets and presentations shared inside Box, Dropbox, Citrix ShareFile and Egnyte. That means those folks who don’t use ... Read More »