Office 365 news round-up

Every couple of weeks, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. We hope you enjoy our latest selections.

Microsoft Sweetens Office 365 Deal for Students. Microsoft’s Office 365 University subscription already provided “an incredible price.” Now Microsoft has sweetened the deal even further, offering students up to six months for free.

Apparently, Microsoft Takes this Office 365 Support Thing Seriously. After calling tech support for help, “I also can’t over-emphasize how impressed I’ve become with Microsoft’s support for Office 365.”

Caltex Taps Office 365 to Unite Workforce. Australian oil company Caltex implements Office 365 to bring its 3,500 disparate workers across the country closer to the company.

Internet Explorer Continues Growth Past 55% Market Share Thanks to IE9 and IE10, as Chrome Hits 17-Month Low. Internet Explorer is capturing a larger share of the browser market, while Google Chrome hit a 17-month low, according to new numbers from Net Applications.

Google Concedes That Drive-by Prying Violated Privacy. Google acknowledges that it violated people’s privacy during its Street View mapping project when it scooped up passwords, e-mail and other personal information from unsuspecting computer users.

An Overview of Social Features in Yammer. Some of the powerful things your organization can do with the tools available within Yammer.

Connect with Your Colleagues with Microsoft Lync 2013 for iPhone and iPad. A few days following its launch on Windows Phone, Microsoft Lync 2013 is released on iOS.