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Microsoft's Office apps to work with more cloud storage services

Starting with Office for iOS, Microsoft is enabling its new Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps to access third-party cloud-storage services, including Apple's iCloud.

A closer look at the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones

The first Windows 10 release specifically targeted at phones is finally available. Here's what you'll find inside.

Microsoft and Android: If you can't beat 'em, out-app 'em?

Is Microsoft looking to Android vendors like Cyanogen and Samsung to give the Redmond company a leg up in the mobile space?

NYC students get Office 365 for free, Microsoft welcomes Sunrise, soldiers schooled in civilian skills – Weekend Reading: Feb. 13th Edition

It was a week of honors, awards and an acquisition. It was a week in which one more group of soldiers completed training that will help them transition from military life to the world of civilian IT. And it was a week where studentsShow More Summary

Will your phone run the Windows 10 Technical Preview?

The Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, released yesterday, will install only on a handful of Windows Phone models. But even if your device is on the compatibility list, it might not be eligible for the preview. Here's what to look for.

Microsoft delivers first public preview of Windows 10 for phones

Microsoft has made available its first public preview build of Windows 10 for Windows phones.

8 essential Microsoft business apps for Android phones

Who's the busiest developer on Android these days? Some of the most impressive business apps are coming from an unlikely source, with Microsoft's business apps appearing on the Google Play Store and getting rave reviews.

Microsoft acquires Sunrise, creator of an innovative calendar app for mobile devices

I’m pleased to announce that Microsoft has acquired Sunrise, provider of a next-generation calendar app for iOS and Android. We are making this acquisition because we believe a reinvention in the way people use calendars on mobile devices is long overdue. Show More Summary

Microsoft buys iOS, Android calendar vendor Sunrise

Microsoft has purchased Sunrise, the company behind the popular calendar application for iOS and Android, as previously rumored.

Big changes for education in the Big Apple

As a native New Yorker, I take special pride in the announcement made today by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito during her State of the City address. Today, 1.1 million students in the New York City Public Schools are taking...Show More Summary

Verizon finally updating Icon to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft's flagship Lumia Icon Windows Phone on Verizon is getting long-awaited operating system and firmware updates.

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday release leaves one big vulnerability unpatched

This month's Patch Tuesday release includes three updates rated Critical, including a massive security update that fixes more than 40 flaws in Internet Explorer. A recently disclosed XSS vulnerability remains unpatched, however, and one Windows Server 2003 bug won't be fixed.

Windows 10 release date rumors challenge traditional development schedule

If the latest rumors are true, Microsoft is on track to release Windows 10 to its hardware partners as early as June. But in the new era of continuous development, RTM is just another milestone. Here's what it really means for businesses and consumers.

Microsoft, Samsung settle contract dispute over Android patent payments

Microsoft and Samsung have settled an Android patent-licensing-related contract dispute, Microsoft officials say, while offering no specific about the terms.

Microsoft opens Office 2016 preview to more testers

Microsoft is broadening its Office 2016 desktop preview to include anyone willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

What's next for Microsoft's Windows Server 2016

Microsoft is doing more to turn Windows Server 2016 into a 'cloud optimized server,' moving forward, officials say. Here's what that means.

Protect yourself from Flash attacks in Internet Explorer

Another day, another zero-day exploit in Flash Player. How do you protect yourself from Flash-based attacks? Disable Flash except on sites where you explicitly allow it. Good news: This feature is built into IE and can be enabled with two clicks.

Microsoft's February Intune update adds new Android management features

Microsoft is moving to a monthly update schedule with its Intune mobile-device-management service, starting in February 2015.

Microsoft internally testing new 'Work Assistant' app

Microsoft is working on a new application designed to help users perform Office-related tasks on Windows Phone. Is this Bill Gates' 'Personal Agent' project?

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