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2 hrs ago | CNET

LibreOffice makes its case as open source alternative to MS Office

After a headline lull, LibreOffice on Wednesday renewed its drive to replace Microsoft Office with the newest version of its open source suite of applications.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Phase Forward, Project Insight, Software, Open Source Software, Computers, Marketing

6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Konica Minolta Releases Automated Workflow Solution for Financial Documents

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. today announces a new automated workflow solution to help financial providers securely capture, process, and distribute financial documents with ease while meeting regulatory demands.


Related Topix: Minolta Corporation USA, Manufacturing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Computers, Science / Technology

11 hrs ago |

What is the Best Database for a Small Business?

"Which technology should I use for my database?" is a great second question, says my buddy Jerry Gitchel, founder of Make Technology Work , which provides technology coaching for entrepreneurs and professionals.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing, Business News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The News-Star

Two NELA students are set to compete for Microsoft Office Specialist World Champion title

Timothy Holdiness, of Ouachita Parish High School in Monroe, and Stormy Skyles, of Caldwell Parish High School in Columbia, were selected as two of the top six finalists at the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championships in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Monroe, LA, Columbia, LA, Microsoft

Information Technology

Apps4Rent Offers Free Trial of Hosted Virtual Desktop at

Apps4Rent LLC today announced the launch of its new site, , with its focus on hosted virtual desktops based on " Hosted virtual desktops are a solution to today's corporate IT departments that wish to take advantage of virtualization, cloud services, and bring-your-own-device trends by using Windows desktops in the cloud that ... (more)


Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Startups, Science / Technology


Microsoft OneNote Update Lures Students and Pros Alike

The company updated OneNote for Mac and iOS with new features meant to appeal to the app's professional and student users.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Best spreadsheet apps for iPhone: Comparing Microsoft Excel to Apple Numbers

Microsoft's Office software package is coming to the iPhone for the first time Friday, offering people the ability to read and edit their text documents, spreadsheets and slide presentations at the doctor's office or at a soccer game.


Related Topix: Numbers, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Laptops/Notebooks, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Microsoft


6 U.S. Teens Compete To Become World Champs Of Microsoft Office

The 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships, which are currently talking place in California and finish up on Wednesday , encourages students between the ages of 13 and 22 to show off their skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or other Microsoft programs.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups


BatchOutput XLS gets an upgraded core engine

Zevrix Solutions has rolled out BatchOutput XLS 2.2, an update to its output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac OS X. In addition to batch printing and exporting, the software lets users carry out automated professional PDF production directly from Excel eliminating the need for time consuming post-processing.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

The Globe and Mail

Microsoft faces China anti-monopoly probe

New Surface tablet computers with keyboards are displayed at its unveiling by Microsoft in Los Angeles, California, June 18, 2012.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, World News, China, Asia, Science / Technology

Data Classification, it's a people thing

Data classification is an important aspect of security, especially for the often-neglected Office documents and emails that most companies run on.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Microsoft and Salesforce Union: Does It Hurt Small Businesses?

While the partnership between Microsoft and Salesforce provides options for marketers, there are other offerings available that may be better suited for small-business marketers.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Microsoft, Tellme, Startups, Salesforce, Science / Technology, Google

Libraries, already helping job seekers, get government recognition - and funding

New Jersey libraries have been playing a key role in helping job seekers get back on their feet, and now they're going to get official recognition - and all-important funding - in continuing that role.


Related Topix: Libraries, US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Science / Technology, East Brunswick, NJ

PC World

Google Docs gains better track-changes integration with Microsoft Office

Google made collaborating with colleagues who use Microsoft Office a bit easier on Friday, bringing Microsoft's Tracked Changes into the world of Google Docs.


Related Topix: iPhone and iPad App, Google Docs, Google, Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

PrintWorks for Mac is a one-stop publishing machine

In the days before OS X, Macs were a favorite for desktop publishing. There were a variety of applications that would let you design everything from flyers to holiday cards, from calendars to letterheads.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

The Orlando Sentinel

Mad Cow Theatre seeks marketing intern

Compensation: Unpaid - All interns will receive two tickets to all performances at Mad Cow and participate in all staff events and activities.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Entertainment

The Alternative Press

Affordable Computer Classes offered at Project Self-Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency will be offering a variety of computer classes in August, including an Introduction to Personal Computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks accounting software, and courses designed specifically for seniors and for men.


Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Newton, NJ

The Wichita Eagle

Trouble between the spreadsheets

So ... interesting little story recently that has now gone viral. A woman's fed-up husband sent her an Excel spreadsheet, recording every time she shot down his attempts to have intimate relations over the last seven weeks, including her verbatim excuses.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Health


BatchOutput for Microsoft Excel Offers Core Engine Upgrade, CSV Support

Toronto Canada - Zevrix Solutions today is proud to announce the release of BatchOutput XLS 2.2, a major maintenance update to its popular output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac OS X. The software provides advanced solutions for demanding enterprise and office publishing environments through automation of printing and professional ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology

New Orleans Chapter of IAAP will meet Aug. 12

The New Orleans Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Aug. 12, beginning at 6 p.m. with networking followed by the dinner meeting, at The Sheraton, 500 Canal Street, in New Orleans.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Science / Technology


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