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Two more evolving threats: JavaScript in Excel and payment processing in Outlook

In the well-established Office Ready-Fire-Aim tradition, Microsoft adds two new “features” that beg to be abused. Details appeared at Build, and the bad guys already have their keyboards primed.

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First look: Office 2019’s likeliest new features

Microsoft has been fairly quiet about what's coming in Office 2019, but features that have rolled out to Office 365 provide clues. We explore the likeliest additions to Office 2019.

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How to get the Office 2019 beta

The next-generation productivity suite preview is aimed more at corporate customers than individual users.

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For IT, Microsoft 365 shows what still matters about Windows

You might think of it as a subscription bundle that gets your users Office and Windows, but for the company, Microsoft 365 is really about simplifying how businesses manage PC software.

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Google updates Sheets with macro record features

The move is part of the company’s broader plan to make G Suite apps more appealing to enterprise customers.

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10 spiffy new ways to show data with Excel

Here's how to splash your data in 10 clever ways that make it easy for people to understand what you are talking about.

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Word 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

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Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Excel 2016? Get to know the key new features.

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Microsoft PowerPoint vs. Google Slides: Which works better for business?

PowerPoint has long been the tool of choice for creating business presentations, but Google Slides is worth a second look. We compare their strengths and weaknesses.

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Microsoft Teams cheat sheet

Microsoft's answer to Slack, Teams provides group messaging, voice and video calls, and useful integrations with other Office 365 apps. Here's how to get set up in Teams and find your way around.

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How to use Skype for Business

Hosting a meeting, showing a presentation or holding a Q&A with Skype for Business is easy; attending someone else's meeting is even easier. Here's how to do it.

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5 free and low-cost office suites that mean business

Looking for an alternative to Microsoft Office or Google G Suite for your organization? Consider one of these inexpensive but very capable office suites.

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SharePoint Online cheat sheet

Learn how to find your way around SharePoint Online, create sites, share and manage documents, work with calendars, integrate with Outlook and more.

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5 tips for working with SharePoint Online

Go beyond the basics with these power user tips for Microsoft's online collaboration platform.

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How to use OneDrive in Windows 10 to sync and share files

If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. Here's how to use Microsoft's cloud storage service in Windows 10.

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FAQ: Office 2019 is coming; here's what you need to know

Microsoft has provided few details about the next non-subscription version of Office, coming next year. We've teased out some answers to pressing questions about the suite.

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What are the differences between Microsoft Office 2016, Office 2019 and Office 365?

Microsoft Office may be the most common productivity tool for corporate users, but it's no one-size-fits-all suite. Here's how to decide which version is best for you: Office 2016 (and its successor, Office 2019) or Office 365.

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Microsoft targets Box, Dropbox and Google customers with OneDrive offer

Google also unveils a new Drive preview pane commenting feature in G Suite for Microsoft Office files.

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