The latest developer preview of Microsoft Teams shows the platform providing free access in the near future. Currently it requires an Office 365 subscription, pushing many potential customers to rival service Slack.
Microsoft has announced the next standalone version of its Office suite of software, Office 2019, will make its first public appearance in the middle of 2018 and will add a number of new features, including inking.
Microsoft has added a number of new inking functions to its Office 365 suite of applications which the new Surface Pen can readily take advantage of. It's looking to make the experience more artistically collaborative.
Microsoft is introducing some significant improvements to its OneDrive cloud storage service by way of a new, simplified sharing experience that now allows sharing from Windows File Explorer and MacOS Finder.
The Microsoft Teams developer platform, Microsoft Graph, and Office partner integrations all received announcements at Build 2017. The company is touting new ways for developers to tap into its base of 100 million Office 365 subscribers.
You can buy a license for Office or subscribe to Office 365. Either way, you get access to the Office suite and can connect those applications to Microsoft's various cloud services. How that process works is changing, however,
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Microsoft has built a pattern of blogging about those new features along with its latest Office products. For March, the company released a major new feature to Excel, some OneNote improvements, and better Visio integration.