PowerPoint
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Announcing the Superheroes in the Classroom blog series on Office Mix

When the Office Mix team learned about 4th-grade students using their PowerPoint add-in to teach each other about Biology, the idea for Superheroes in the Classroom was born. Debuting with Episode 1: 4th-graders become teachers at St. Paul’s, this blog series, created with Sway, details the success of students and educators alike, putting the superpowers of Office Mix to good use in the classroom.

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Azure Rights Management support comes to Office for iPad and iPhone

At the core of encryption technologies is Azure Rights Management, providing an easy way to protect data by assigning a policy to data available in Office 2013, Office 2010 and Office for Mac. We’re excited to announce the same policy-driven protection is available in Office for iPad and on iPhone devices. Now you’re able to view rights protected Office documents natively on your iPad and iPhone devices.

Exchange
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Bringing cloud technology on-premises in Exchange Server 2016

Performance improvements in the upcoming release of Exchange Server 2016 are based on running Exchange Online at extreme scale. Much of what we learned has been applied to improving the on-premises version. This week Office Mechanics provides insights into what IT admins can expect in Exchange Server 2016. Exchange team veteran Greg Taylor explains how the on-premises version of Exchange benefits from the cloud-based features and functionality of Exchange Online.

Office 365
Office 365

Microsoft positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways

Microsoft’s completeness of vision and ability to execute have positioned the company in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways. We attribute this placement to our continuous investments and advancements in Exchange Online Protection, Exchange Online Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Office 365 Message Encryption.

Project

A unified scheduling engine and API in Project Online and Project Server 2016

With Project Server 2013 and Project Online, we replaced our server-side scheduling engine with the Project Calculation Service (PCS), bringing the power of the Project Professional scheduling engine to the browser. To continue unifying our scheduling and extensibility platforms, the legacy server-side scheduling engine will be fully removed from Project Server 2016 and Project Online, along with the Project class methods of the PSI. CSOM is the future of PWA…

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News from WPC—invested in Partner growth

More than 14,000 attendees are in Orlando this week for our annual Worldwide Partner Conference. It’s a week of networking, sharing, learning and celebrating the incredible work Partners do every day. Microsoft Partners are critical to helping organizations realize tangible business value from their technology investments. Today we are announcing new resources designed to help Partners build and maintain profitable businesses.