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  Office 2013 RT for Windows RT tablets may rule out macros and VBA


Office 2013 RT is the office suite optimized for Windows RT system running on ARM tablet PC, Microsoft plans to release a preview version later this year. However, according to TheVerge, Microsoft may remove some features in this version of the Office suite.The so-called optimization, certainly require some changes to Office based on ARM tablet architecture. To remove some features may be because of battery life and machine reliability considerations. Macrso, third-party add-ons, and VBA will be...

   Office 2013,Macro,Window RT     2012-08-07 14:17:53


  Office will finally be on iOS and Android in 2013


It was confirmed that Office would land on iOS and Android platforms by Microsoft in October. Microsoft claims that Office will be on these two platforms in some way. Now many sources indicated that Office will be officially launched at the beginning of 2013. It is reported that the mobile version of Office will be free on Android and iOS, it allows users to view Office documents. Mobile version of Office also requires a Microsoft account just like SkyDrive and OneNote App. After login, users c...

   Office,Android,iOS,Office 365     2012-11-07 11:57:50


  Microsoft launched Office Store


Microsoft launched Office Store, with the intention to build an application platform for Office. The Office Store, is an Office application platform that allows third-party developers to build Office-related applications, used to enhance the functionality and usability of the Office.Microsoft Office product manager, said: "The launch of the Office Store based on three considerations: integration, simplicity and developer opportunity. Integration refers to that we hope to help users bring some we...

   Microsoft Office,Office Store     2012-08-07 13:46:02


  2013 Google Code Jam is around the corner


According to Google Code Jam, the registration time of Google Code Jam 2013 will start on 12th March, and the deadline for registration will be 14th April 00:00UTC. This year the champion will get $15,000. Besides the prize and title, the champion will be enrolled in the qualification round in 2014 directly. Since 2003, Google Code Jam attracted many professional and students to solve the hardest algorithm problems in the world. Last year, there were over 35000 programmers participated in this c...

   Google,Code Jam 2013     2013-03-13 05:48:24


  Office is confirmed to be on iOS and Android


In May, there were news that Microsoft Office software would be on iOS and Android platforms. Now Microsoft officially confirmed the news and said that the Office would be on iOS and Android in some form.Not too long ago, Microsoft Czech branch had said that the Office would be on iOS and Android early next year.Microsoft said: "As we shared previously, Office Mobile will work across Windows Phones, Android phones and iOS, and we have nothing additional to announce today about retail availabili...

   Office,iOS,Android     2012-10-10 21:27:10


  Microsoft is to release Office for iPad and Android


Microsoft plans to release Office series software on iPad and Android based tablets this November. This application's loading screen shows "Office for iOS" on iPad, this may indicate that it may also be compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch. The Office series software will also be available on Android at the same time. Some details about this application are still unknown, such as price and features. Last November there was news showed that Microsoft was developing Office for iOS. Micr...

   Microsoft,iPad,Office,Android,iOS     2012-05-24 03:33:28


  Silicon Valley engineers have something to say about work from home


Quitting from Google and joined Yahoo which was thought as a declining giant, Marissa Mayer has been trying to prove that she has the ability to lead this Internet giant to reverse the decline. In order to boost the low morale of the employees, Meyer tried to transplant Google's work culture to Yahoo with office decoration, free lunch and issuance of smart phones, these generous measures let her win the applause of the Silicon Valley.But a recent ban issued by Meyer has attracted a lot of contro...

   Work from home,Yahoo, Marissa Mayer     2013-03-07 02:39:23


  Google's acquisition of Quickoffice threatens Microsoft


Windows has over 90% market share in desktop operating systems, even though now other OS such as Mac OS and Linux are saying they are more user friendly, more stable and safer than Windows, Windows still has a weapon MS Office which can defeat all of them. However, with the development of mobile network and cloud computing, Windows is now challenged by different competitors on mobile and cloud areas.  Mobile and cloud are weak sides of Microsoft , but they are strength of Google.Google sudd...

   Google,QuickOffice,Microsoft,MS Office     2012-06-07 11:40:10


  Read 10 new books from O'Reilly for free


Recently O'Reilly provided free access to some books. Some of them are even in early release status. Here we recommend 10 of them. 1、Mastering Perl 2、Git Pocket Guide 3、Vagrant: Up and Running 4、High Performance Browser Networking 5、802.11ac: A Survival Guide 6、Test-Driven Development with Python 7、Interactive Data Visualization for the Web 8、HTML5 Canvas 9、Programming JavaScript Applications 10、Agile Data Source : http://linuxtoy.org/archives/oreilly-new-books.html...

   O'Reilly,Free book,Early release     2013-07-03 07:56:20


  China has 591 million netizens now


CNNIC(China Internet Network Information Center() released its 32nd research report on Internet usage in China on July 17 Beijing Time. According to the report, China has 591 million netizens until June 2013, among them 464 million are phone Internet users. Chinese netizens surf the Internet 21.7 hours a week. The report shows that China's netizens reached 591 million as of the end of June 2013,  an increase of 26.56 million people compared to the end of 2012. Internet coverage rate is 44...

   CNNICInternet usage     2013-07-18 02:27:52