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Integrating Power Query technology in Excel 2016

Do you often import data into Excel? Do you ever need to shape your data before you analyze it and build your reports? We are excited to let you know that your get-data experience in Excel is about to change forever. In Excel 2016 we have integrated Power Query technology into the Data ribbon under

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Preview real-time co-authoring on OneDrive

Earlier this year we announced real-time co-authoring support for Word 2016 as part of the Office 2016 Preview. For the last several months, this feature has been available to preview users co-authoring Word documents stored on SharePoint Online. Today, we are pleased to announce that real-time co-authoring is also available as a first-look for Word

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New features coming to Outlook on the web

Today, we are happy to announce exciting updates coming to the web version of Outlook in Office 365. As part of our ongoing work to deliver the richest email and calendar experiences on the web, we are rolling out an improved user interface (UI) and new features that help you be more efficient, stay on

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How secure is your online activity?

In recognition of Cyber Security Month, it’s important for us all to evaluate our online activity to make sure that our personal and financial information and identities, in general, are protected. The article linked below provides some great tips to do just that, including: Use complex passwords that contain numbers, symbols, and text Think twice

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The threat of mobile malware

For now, malware issues are fairly rare on smartphones. A recent infection, which was one of the largest, thus far, affected 20,000 to 40,000 smartphones. It’s growing, however, to the tune of 197% from 2012 to 2013. So, how can you protect your phone? Practicing basic “security hygiene” goes a long way. Create good, strong

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Microsoft unveils Sway

Microsoft recently introduced Sway, the first new Microsoft Office program in a decade. Sway offers users the ability to instantly create presentations that are accessible on any browser and device. Microsoft’s taking an interesting approach to marketing Sway. They’re primarily targeting the more than 1 billion people worldwide who have smartphones but not computers. Currently,

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