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Microsoft to rebrand its Office Web Apps suite to 'Office Online' and improve app visibility

Microsoft to rebrand its Office Web Apps suite to 'Office Online' and improve app visibility

Microsoft has already unveiled the new name for SkyDrive – OneDrive. This rebranded cloud storage solution will continue to co-exist alongside the suite of Office Web Apps available for consumers to utilise without firing up local installations. The Office Web Apps as they're currently known is a selection of free tools for consumers to use within the web browser. Unfortunately, for the...

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Microsoft wants to upstage Google Docs; adds new features to Office Web Apps

Microsoft wants to upstage Google Docs; adds new features to Office Web Apps

Today, Microsoft announced plans to add enhancements and new features to their online Office Web Apps. The service is a direct competitor to Google’s Docs and Microsoft aims to overpower the service with tight SkyDrive integration and a larger feature set inherited from their full desktop Office suite. New features include real-time co-authoring of documents and the ability for users to...

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