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Microsoft's Tell Me feature appears to be slated for the next version of Office.

Microsoft may add 'Tell me' help feature to next Office

The help feature, which answers specific questions, is already in Office Online. Now it seems to be in the works for the next desktop version, a report says.

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The pane points of Microsoft's 'one Windows'

Microsoft has said it doesn't intend to bring a single operating system to all devices that can run Windows. But if it did, there would be many interface issues to overcome.

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Tech Retrospect: Fire Phone reviewed and Apple opens Yosemite

There's a new superphone in town. Is it worth your money? Also, Apple's got a new beta for you. That and more in this week's rundown of all the tech news.

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Microsoft moves Yammer into Office 365 as co-founder departs

David Sacks, co-founder of the social-networking vendor, announces departure on Twitter.

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Microsoft moves Yammer crew into Office 365 team; co-founder leaves

Microsoft has been equipping Office 365 with functions from the business-oriented social network it bought in 2012. Now Yammer staff will be part of the Office 365 development team.

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Microsoft says Surface Pro 3 sales outpacing earlier models

Tech giant also confirms decision not to ship a smaller version of the device during its fourth-quarter earnings conference call.

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Satya Nadella: Microsoft will 'reinvent productivity'

Microsoft's CEO gives employees new marching orders: the focus is productivity and platforms, not devices and services.

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Microsoft Office 365 MIA on Mac

While Microsoft has moved to Office 365 and Office for iPad, Mac users are still stuck with Office 2011.

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Office for Mac 2011 gets Outlook fixes

Microsoft releases a minor update to Office for Mac 2011, but there's no word on when the next version will be available.

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With Pro 3, Can Microsoft's Surface finally break through?

The Surface has steadily improved since launch, but it remains to be seen if the Surface Pro 3 can finally get people excited.

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Microsoft Office for iPad bags 27M downloads in short order

Microsoft's Julia White says Office for iPad apps have been downloaded 27 million times to date. That's more than double the number announced last month.

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Microsoft gets more customers into the 'Mix' for test of new Office app

Company expands customer preview of app that lets teachers turn PowerPoint shows into "interactive online lessons."

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