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Microsoft Launches Native Outlook App for Android

Microsoft announced Wednesday that Outlook for Android was "out of preview," avoiding its usual "general availability" terminology that signals it's a finished product ready for production environments.

The 2015 Microsoft Product Roadmap

Windows 10 is the obvious headliner of this year's roadmap, but Microsoft has many other key releases coming down the pipeline, including touch-enabled Office, on-premises SharePoint and Exchange, and test versions of the next iteration of Windows Server. Here's a look at what's to come, and when.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 'Delve' Apps for iOS, Android

Microsoft on Tuesday made its "Delve" discovery and social networking solution for Office 365 available to iOS and Android mobile devices.

Microsoft Brings Dropbox Integration to Office Online Apps

As of Thursday, all users of Microsoft's Office Online Apps, including Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint and Word, can now access files stored on Dropbox servers.

Microsoft Adds MDM Features to Commercial Office 365

Users of certain Office 365 subscription plans will get expanded mobile device management (MDM) capabilities at no extra cost, Microsoft announced on Monday.

One of Google's Top Partners Makes Play for Microsoft's Cloud

Atlanta, Ga.-based ISV BetterCloud is readying a version of its popular Google Apps management solution for Office 365.

Microsoft Acquires Vendor of Office Collaboration Tools

Microsoft has acquired San Francisco-based LiveLoop, a startup that makes collaboration tools aimed at Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Inks Deals with Samsung, Dell To Bring Office Apps to Android

Microsoft on Monday announced agreements with 11 OEMs, including Dell and Samsung, in which key Office apps will be preinstalled in those vendors' Android devices.

Salesforce.com App for Microsoft Outlook Released to Beta

Microsoft and sometime partner Salesforce.com on Thursday unveiled a new cloud-based app that integrates Microsoft's Outlook product with Salesforce.com's CRM data.

Microsoft To Launch ExpressRoute for Office 365 in Q3

Microsoft on Tuesday said it is expanding its ExpressRoute service to enable secure connections to Office 365 services later this year.

Microsoft Launches Previews of Office 2016, Skype for Business

Microsoft on Monday released the preview of Office 2016 for IT Pros and Developers, as well as the technical preview of the new Skype for Business (previously named Lync Server).

Microsoft Adds Azure RMS to Office 2016 for Mac Preview

Users of Microsoft's Office 2016 application suite for Mac can now add encryption and information rights management protections through the Azure Rights Management Service (RMS), Microsoft announced Tuesday.

Microsoft, Samsung Reportedly Partnering on Office 365 Integration Deal

A deal may be in the works between Microsoft and Samsung aimed at bundling Office 365 apps for Android devices with the Samsung Knox Workspace.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Features for Office 365 'Clutter' Tool

Microsoft last week began rolling out some management improvements to its Clutter service for Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft on Thursday released a preview version of its Office 2016 productivity suite for Macs.