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Bugs & Fixes: True Sync of IWork Docs Between Macs and ICloud

Via iCloud, iWork documents can auto-sync among iOS devices. But not Macs. You can manually copy a document from a Mac to iCloudand vice versavia iClouds web interface. But there is no automatic syncing. At least not with Apples...

Microsoft patches 15 bugs, nukes more SSL certificates

Officially ships security updates four days after leaking detailed info

Microsoft's Cloud BPOS Suite Suffers Outage Again

Microsoft's BPOS cloud-hosted communication and collaboration suite suffered an outage on Wednesday, the latest in a string of technical problems in recent months.

Security Flaw Prompts Updates to Office for Mac

Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to the 2004, 2008, and 2011 versions of its Office for Mac software, citing security concerns.

Securing Google Apps: A CIO Q&A

Bay Cove Human Services CIO Hilary Croach used a good dose of caution, and eventually a third-party add-on, in order to secure the cost-saving switch to cloud-based Google Apps

Microsoft updates Office 2008 for Mac for security

Microsoft updated Office 2011 for Mac on Tuesday, but what of earlier versions of Office?

Google Apps: How we locked down documents

Although Google Apps has made progress over the past few years as a cloud-based collaboration and productivity suite for businesses, the first big wave of adopters have been government agencies, schools and nonprofit organizations.

How one municipality is securing Google Apps, Docs

It may have been the ease of use and lower costs that drove the city government of Panama City, Fla., to use Google Apps and Docs, but state regulations and IT governance procedures made them look for a way to secure and manage the...

PowerPoint Alternatives: Presentation-Tool Showdown

PowerPoint has long set the standard in presentation software, ubiquitous as it is through Microsoft's Office productivity suite. Numerous alternatives have emerged in recent years, however, many of them priced far below the $280 cost...

SlideShare Aims to Simplify Web Meetings

SlideShare has added Web conferencing to its site for posting, viewing, rating and commenting on business presentations, documents and videos, the company said Wednesday.

Google Adds Education Category to Apps Marketplace

Google is debuting on Tuesday a special category for education-related software in its Apps Marketplace, prompted by what it considers the success of its Apps for Education collaboration and communication suite.

The 21 Greatest PC Mysteries--Solved!

Modern PCs are certainly marvels of technology--and yet for all their advances, computers still do crazy, inexplicable things. With the average machine, there's enough mystery to keep Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple hopping for a...

Microsoft to boost Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft said on Tuesday that it would backport an Office 2010 security feature to the older and more widely used Office 2003 and Office 2007 early next year.

Office Web Apps Released in 15 More Countries

Microsoft is continuing to roll out its Web-based version of its Office productivity suite worldwide, a product that the company hopes will offer strong competition to offerings from Google and Zoho.

Office 2011 Pricing Penalizes Owners of Multiple Macs

Microsoft has announced pricing for Office 2011, offering an apparent $30 reduction in the Home and Student version, when compared to Office 2008's Home and Student Edition ($119 versus $149). But if you look behind the raw cost,...

Five Reasons You Don't Need Microsoft Office 2010

Have you looked at the new Microsoft Office 2010 yet? How many of its few, new features does your company really need? And are these features worth the investment? Here are five reasons your company doesn't need to purchase Office...

Microsoft Tablet Strategy: More Business Than Consumer?

Despite being a pioneer in tablet PCs, Microsoft has failed to translate its ambitions into a successful slate-computing strategy. Adding insult to injury is the fact that archrival Apple has leaped past Redmond with the success...

Google Increases Apps' Mobile IT Controls

Google has increased the controls that Apps administrators have over their end users' iPhone, Nokia and Windows Mobile devices, the company announced on Tuesday.

Forensic tool will advance data recovery

New computer forensic tools will make it possible to recover more data from corrupted hard drives so long as the missing filles haven't been overwritten.

Pwn2Own Winner Tells Apple, Microsoft to Find Their Own Bugs

The only researcher to "three-peat" at the Pwn2Own hacking contest said today that security is such a "broken record" that he won't hand over 20 vulnerabilities he's found in Apple's, Adobe's and Microsoft's software.

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