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Microsoft Retools Office Web Apps

In less than four months, more than 20 million people have tried out Microsoft's Office Web Apps, the streamlined online version of the company's productivity suite. In that time, the company has collected no shortage of feedback from the early adopters.

As a result, Microsoft is treating its Office Web Apps line to its second major update, releasing a spate of new features, such as the ability to embed a PowerPoint presentation or Excel spreadsheet in a blog or Web page. Small Business Computing has the details.


Microsoft unveiled new features to its free online productivity applications suite Thursday, building on its successful debut. Over 20 million people have already taken Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) Office Web Apps for a spin since it first became available a bit more than 100 days ago.

The announcement came via a post to the Office Microsoft Blog, Thursday.

"Today we're releasing more new features -- based on your feedback (more than 25,000 comments so far) -- and we're making Office Web Apps available in seven more countries," Evan Lew, senior product manager for Office applications, said in the post.

Read the full story at Small Business Computing:
Microsoft Updates Office Web Apps -- Again