Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/20/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s

Microsoft Unveils New Cloud-Friendly Version Of Office
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer previews new version of Office; it’s “no ordinary upgrade.”

Microsoft Office 2013 to include social, cloud features
The next version of Office software will include social and cloud features that work with touch-screen devices.

Microsoft Office 2013: 10 Best Features
Is Office 2013 the right productivity suite for an increasingly mobile workforce? Click through the slideshow and draw your own opinions.

Microsoft Office 2013 preview: details, screenshots and impressions
The Microsoft Office 2013 preview is “fast, polished and painless to use.”

Qantas Chooses iPhone Over RIM's Blackberry and Microsoft Office 365 Over Google
Qantas Airways, one of the biggest airline companies in Australia, selects the Microsoft Office 365 platform over Google’s offering to power its upcoming hybrid cloud computing environment.

SharePoint 2013 Public Beta Hits the Streets, Have You Downloaded Already?
SharePoint 2013 includes two new social templates that take the concept of discussions a lot further.