LibreOffice 7.4 makes Microsoft compatibility a key factor
The Document Foundation launches version 7.4 of the free open-source software suite LibreOffice. The release offers interoperability with macOS, Windows, Linux, and the world's leading software, Microsoft Office.
Microsoft file compatibility has been a massive issue for businesses and users look... Read more
Microsoft plans controversial change of Outlook web interface
Microsoft plans to change the interface of the Outlook web app. Mail, Calendar, People, and To Do are currently located at the bottom of the Outlook interface. Soon, these applications will show on the left side of the web app by default.
When moving between applications, the appearance mat... Read more
Microsoft customers complain about restrictive Office licence terms
Customers, consultants and resellers are uneasy with Microsoft because its Office licences impose restrictions and higher costs for running in public cloud environments other than Azure.
In 2019, Microsoft changed the licensing terms for Office and Windows. The fine print of these terms states ... Read more
Google adapts its offices to working after Covid-19
In order to be ready for a post-Covid working environment, Google is completely overhauling its corporate campus. The changes made by the tech giant give a glimpse of what the modern workplace might look like.
Google has been rearranging its corporate campus for some time to prepare for a future... Read more
Microsoft lets Office users stay offline for longer periods
Microsoft has added an option to its 365 suite for computers that are offline for a longer period of time. Normally, licences have to be checked every month.
The company announced the feature, which it calls "extended offline access", in a blog. In the blog, Microsoft acknowledges that in some l... Read more
Microsoft announces Office without subscription model
Despite the fact that Microsoft puts a lot of emphasis on the subscription structure of Office 365, the company continues to offer variants for users who only want to pay for the software once. For this purpose, the company is introducing Office LTSC.
In the announcement, Microsoft writes that O... Read more
Google Sheets’ integration with BigQuery adds new automation features
In a statement, Google announced today it will make its Connected feature generally accessible to G Suite. This will enable users to work with large datasets inside Google Sheets.
The company unveiled several new AI-based features that will, undoubtedly, make Google Sheets users more fecund.
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Government privacy requirements for mobile Office apps and Windows 10 Enterprise not yet achieved
The mobile apps for Microsoft Office and Windows 10 Enterprise do not yet meet the privacy requirements set by the central government. This is evident from a privacy impact assessment by Privacy Company, commissioned by the Strategic Supplier Management Microsoft Rijk (SLM Rijk).
The central governm... Read more
Microsoft changes name from Office Online to Office
Microsoft changes the web version of Office, formerly known as Office Online, to Office. The company will report this in a blog on Wednesday. Server services will continue to use the same name.
Microsoft changes the name only for client-side Office Online apps. The Exchange Online, SharePoint Onli... Read more
Investigation: theft of Office 365 user data from 40 percent of companies
Two out of every five companies have suffered (or have suffered) from theft of Microsoft Office 365 user data. This is despite the fact that 80 percent of the companies surveyed used more than just the standard Office security measures.
Despite the fact that cloud-based services promise better data... Read more