Chalk in another acquisition for Microsoft. The company has purchased startup software firm LiveLoop, which developed a popular PowerPoint plugin. Of the same name. LiveLoop turned presentations into web optimized files that could be accessed via a URL. And while details of the agreement are yet to be...

Busy few days in the world of Windows. Microsoft released a few things, a couple of them leaked out. Overall a smashing week for the company that saw the release of the third iteration of Windows 10 Technical Preview. A few quality apps, a notable new online service, and plenty of hardware unveils. A look at...

Redmond has done a top job at preventing software leaks these past few months, but even the best laid plans sometimes unravel. Microsoft Office 16 beta, it appears, has leaked. The suite itself is set for a launch sometimes in the second half of 2015, but the software titan has so far kept most of the details...

If the past couple of weeks were all about Windows 10, this one slowed things down on that front. Instead, Microsoft unleashed their first wearable device, going by the name of Microsoft Band. Other than that it was business as usual for the company, including a layoff of another 3,000 employees. A look at a...

We’ve had a number of details regarding the next version of Office float up in the past couple of months. Known as Office 16, this new flavor has been in development for a while. And just a couple of months back, some new details were reported, along with an expected release date of Office 16 beta. While...

Another test version from Redmond is ready to go live. According to some very reliable sources, work on Microsoft Office 16 Preview is almost finalized, and a public preview is incoming. The most prominent of these is regular Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley, who writes that the company is gearing up to...

One can make a case that native support for Office documents sold a fair few Windows Phone handsets. Now with Office 16 in development, Microsoft is going for a very comprehensive release. Although we have few details on the project, Redmond has started sending out invites to beta testers who want to try this...

Bill Gates returned to Microsoft in a much more active role earlier this year, right around the time when the new CEO Satya Nadella took charge. But the man who founded the software titan, is more involved with the company than was previously thought. In fact, he is taking care of the development of the next...

The Office division at Microsoft is busy at work on a bunch of interesting products, one of which we might be getting soon. Office 16 beta, it is being said, arrives next month. No surprises here, keeping in mind the recent batch of screenshots we were tread to yesterday. And while the stable build is still...

Microsoft Office is, for all intents and purposes, the company’s biggest breadwinner. Office 16, it is now being said, is the new version of the productivity suite that is in development. And it comes with a lot of welcome changes, as this new report details. Previously, flying under the codename of Gemini,...