Microsoft buys Skype—and pays some 8.5 billion dollars for the popular communication service, more than Facebook and Google have bid. At first glance, difficult to understand, as Skype is well-known for their free phone calls. However, they earn money nevertheless.
When Microsoft announced the strategic partnership with Nokia last week, they also talked about the brands that both companies are going to share. It was remarkable that Zune is not one of them.
For Office 15, Microsoft is going to include new or additional applications into the Office suite. This is what a recent Microsoft business meeting has confirmed.
Once again, a year is over — for me, 2010 was very interesting. Much has happened, including unforeseen events. Come with me on a timeline journey and let’s think back to the most interesting events in 2010!
Reinstalling Microsoft Office is sometimes not trivial. To help you uninstall Office properly, Microsoft has published a removal tool.
While you work with your Office apps, Word, Excel and the likes take note of how you are using them. In regular intervals, Office is transmitting these usage data to Microsoft. You would rather not want to submit these data? You can turn that off.
The next version of Microsoft Office, codenamed Office 15, might get its own App Store. This is what a current job description reveals. According to the current release cycle, Office 15 will ship in fall 2012 the earliest.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook — nearly every computer user knows these applications. Every few years, Microsoft releases a new, revamped version of its office suite. This week, Office 2010 has been published. The special thing: You can use the software for free — on the Web, as so-called Web App.
Starting from today, Microsoft Office 2010 is available in 240 countries and ten languages. Subscribers of Microsoft TechNet Subscriptions and MSDN can download the software since April, now it is available in stores for private users as well.
Today Office 2010 has reached Release-to-Manufacturing status, after many months of hard work. Since its first public beta in November 2009, more than 7.5 million users have downloaded and tested Office 2010.