Microsoft's online productivity suite will be available throughout the State University of New York education system, covering some 465,000 students.
The new feature can handle questions from up to 1 million viewers at the same time.
The registrar powerhouse lets customers sign up early to use four new Internet domains, early arrivals among hundreds that are coming online.
Fear not, starving students who want to upgrade to Windows 8. Microsoft has a plan to let you upgrade your older Windows systems for much less than the standard upgrade price.
A decade ago, the social-networking world was a very different place than it is nowadays, with several contenders for the crown. Most didn't make it, but Facebook did.
That's the lowest price to date for this no-contract hot spot, which offers unlimited 4G service (where there's coverage) for as little as $35.
No, we didn't fall into a time machine. CNET is celebrating Facebook's 10th birthday by republishing our first story about the social network from way back in 2005.
Microsoft software-plus-services suite is headed to schools a little later this year, and at a discount from the company's version aimed at businesses.
Next week, ICANN opens the Internet up to new domains like .ski, .sexy, and .berlin -- and Fadi Chehade has to handle people unhappy with the change. Also: time for the US to let go of its Net oversight?
Microsoft is fighting back at Google Apps with the launch of Office 365, a cloud-based version of its business software.