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Microsoft Brings Office to Everyone, Everywhere
On Nov. 6, Microsoft Corp. took the next step to bring the productivity of Office to everyone with new Office apps and experiences for the iPhone and iPad, a preview of Office apps for Android tablet, and the ability for customers using these devices to create and edit Office content without a subscription.
“Anytime someone has an idea or an inspiration, we want to empower them to take action,” said John Case, corporate vice president, Office, Microsoft. “With over a billion Office customers worldwide, and over 40 million downloads on the iPad, it’s clear that Office applications are what people want to use to get things done.” See the full release to learn more.
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BEYONCE Platinum Edition Box Set to Release Nov. 24
On Monday, Nov. 24, Beyonce will globally release BEYONCE Platinum Edition Box Set.
The 2-CD, 2-DVD limited edition package will include new songs, “7/11” and “Ring Off” plus four new and unreleased remixes with some superstar collaborators. The original, critically acclaimed self-titled visual album, featuring 14 songs and 17 videos, also is included.
The special edition box set features a live performance DVD that chronicles the year-long “Mrs. Carter Show World Tour,” a mini version of the official 2015 Beyonce calendar, and more. See the full release to learn more about the package.
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2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winners Announced
Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corp., unveiled the 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners for both the American League and the National League during a live, hour-long “Baseball Tonight – The 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Announcement Show presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods” on ESPN2. See the full release to learn who won a Gold Glove award.
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Brittany Maynard Dies With Dignity from Brain Cancer
Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard’s public story of bravely enduring brain cancer touched the hearts of millions of Americans. She died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 1 in her Portland home, surrounded by family and friends.
Brittany suffered increasingly frequent and longer seizures, severe head and neck pain, and stroke-like symptoms. As symptoms grew more severe she chose to abbreviate the dying process by taking the aid-in-dying medication she had received months ago. This choice is authorized under the Oregon Death With Dignity Act.
She died as she intended – peacefully in her bedroom, in the arms of her loved ones. See the full release to learn more.
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Blue Paisley Named 2015 Color of the Year by PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS’ THE VOICE OF COLOR Program
The PPG Pittsburgh Paints brand has named Blue Paisley, a lavish, almost-but-not-quite royal shade of blue as its 2015 Color of the Year.
Experts from PPG Industries, makers of PPG Pittsburgh Paints products, anticipate Blue Paisley to play a prominent role in the home décor trends for the coming year as homeowners look to positively influence their lives and decisions with vibrant hues. See the full release and video to learn more.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.