Microsoft beefs up Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft on Tuesday beefed up security in Office 2003 and Office 2007 on Windows by adding a feature that first appeared in the newer Office 2010 last year.In Office 2010, the security feature

Published on: April 14th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

News of free Office 2010 upgrade leaked on the Web

Details of an impending free upgrade to Office 2010 leaked to the Web on Wednesday before Microsoft yanked a post on its partner community site.The information, posted by Charles Van Heusen, a Texas-based

Published on: February 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer and Shane O'Neill

Injunction barring Microsoft from selling Word can be reinstated, says Toronto firm

Just a day before a crucial hearing in the patent infringement case between Canadian developer i4i Inc. and Microsoft Corp., i4i's top executive said that the injunction that forbids Microsoft from selling Word

Published on: September 24th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Eye for an eye – Toronto firm triumphs as U.S. court orders Microsoft to stop selling Word

Toronto-based i4i Inc. won't rule out taking further legal action against Microsoft Corp. in Canada after a Texas judge ordered the software giant to stop selling Microsoft Word.i4i makes software for document management

Published on: August 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson

New rebates from Microsoft sweeten the deal for Office 2007

Committing to an upgrade was simply a matter of time, he says. "A lot of clients were moving ahead of us and sending us data in Excel spreadsheets that simply weren't compatible." By

Published on: May 15th, 2009 Denise Deveau

Want an early review copy of Office 2010? Let Microsoft know

Microsoft yesterday said it would begin shipping early copies of Office 2010 to invite-only users in July, and has begun taking names for possible invitations to the preview. Bill Veghte, the senior vice-president

Published on: May 14th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

IBM, Microsoft quibble over Office 2007’s new ODF support

In the latest sniping in the long-running feud over document format standards, IBM this week claimed that Microsoft Corp.'s Excel 2007 corrupted formulas and data in spreadsheets created in the OpenDocument Format.Microsoft rebuffed

Published on: May 7th, 2009 Eric Lai

The Big Easy explained: save money as you build your business IT infrastructure

You have any problem with saving money?Easy answer, eh? No problem!That's why small business owners and operators in Canada are so excited - they've got the chance to save money by getting a

Published on: February 24th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

Vampire in the machine – don’t let Microsoft Outlook bleed you dry

For the opposite view read Lynn Greiner's story: Ten reasons why Microsoft Outlook should be your email client of choiceIf you enjoy stirring things up, try walking into a room of IT professionals

Published on: February 18th, 2009 Dee-Ann LeBlanc

Hassle-free working with Office 2007

Microsoft Office 2007's XML file formats can complicate migration and file sharing; be prepared. Also, tweak the suite's ribbon interface.Even if you don't plan to switch from your current Office apps, you'll have

Published on: September 24th, 2008 Robert Luhn and Guy Hart-Davis

Working With Office 2007’s New Formats

Even if you don't plan to switch from your current Office apps, you'll have to deal with Microsoft's 2007 Office System because the people using it may be sending you files in the

Published on: September 22nd, 2008 Robert Luhn and Guy Hart-Davis

Office 2007’s added features may not justify the cost of upgrading

The office productivity apps - word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software - are so much a core part of the enterprise that it seems difficult to imagine what we ever did without them.And,

Published on: January 12th, 2007 Charles Whaley