Docs.com users will be able to create, edit, and share Microsoft Office documents on the Web, and share them with their Facebook friends.
Longtime Redmond researcher talks about her new role leading Microsoft's social software project and some of the first fruits of her effort.
Microsoft's free, Web-based version of Office is headed to every market by next month, the company says.
New messaging service does a lot of things, including native support for Microsoft's Office document formats. The feature isn't yet live for most Facebook users, but will be soon.
Nemo is a great free utility for Windows and Linux that can help you keep track of files (even Google Docs files) based on when you last used them, which can save time and frustration for anyone with more than a handful of files.
Facebook is hosting an event next week as part of the Web 2.0 Summit, where it might unveil deeper integration of Microsoft's online Office tools.
Responding to user requests, Microsoft beefs up its online Office Web Apps with the ability to print from Word and easily modify charts in Excel. It builds up its Facebook Docs app as well.
Sony lets you mix and match your laptop keyboard, mouse, and frame color; a bicycle lock messages you if someone is stealing your wheels; and the Facebook "panic button" may not be as effective as one would hope.
Opt-out features, privacy loopholes, and increasingly confusing settings are starting to feel like a money-making plot that puts users of the social network last.
We knew Microsoft invested a chunk of money in Facebook back in 2007, but now we get a bigger picture of what could have been and why it didn't happen.