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A new Skype for Business look for Lync Room Systems!

On November 10, we are rolling out a Cumulative Update to Lync Room Systems that updates the user experience and branding to Skype for Business but does not change the functionality. The changes will appear on all existing Crestron, Polycom and SMART Lync Room Systems as soon as the update is applied.

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The new Office—October feature update

Welcome to our first new Office update post in which we share the features we are delivering to our Office customers across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Office Online. This month we expanded Skype integration in Office Online, introduced an Office Online extension for Chrome and delivered improvements in Office on Android and Office 2016 for Mac.

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Join Connect (); // 2015—virtual event for developers

Last week, the Visual Studio team announced Microsoft’s primary fall developer event, Connect (); // 2015, on November 18 and 19 in New York City. As part of this event, the Office Extensibility team will host some very informative sessions for developers and IT decision makers, where we will make a series of exciting announcements.

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Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace for seven years running!

Yammer has long recognized that social networking has the ability to revolutionize information-sharing in the workplace, which is why we first launched an enterprise social network in 2008. Now, for the seventh year in a row, Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, reflecting Yammer’s vision for workplace collaboration. —Read more about Yammer from Bryan Goode.

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Outlook for iOS and Android gains momentum, gets new look

It’s been an exciting journey for all of us on the Microsoft Outlook team since launching Outlook apps for iOS and Android in January. To help us continue to accelerate this momentum, we asked our new friends from Sunrise for some help. We put their design expertise to work helping us deliver a more beautiful, improved experience. —Read more about the fresh new look for Outlook for iOS and Android.