Technology news November 2009

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Public beta available for Office 2010 Professional

The test edition of Microsoft's next version of its Office suite is now available for anyone to access for free. If you're hesitant to install the beta version Office 2010 on any of your computers, consider trying the Office Web Apps technical preview instead.
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New and enhanced features in QuickBooks 2010

As with any new version the value proposition for upgrading is very high for accounting professionals. In my opinion the enhancements to the Client Data Review feature alone more than justify the investment in the new version for any accounting professional.
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QuickBooks introduces conversion tools for defunct Microsoft Office Accounting

Intuit is extending a helping hand to small businesses affected by the discontinuation of Microsoft Office Accounting, the small business accounting software alternative to programs like QuickBooks.
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The end of Microsoft Office Accounting

Microsoft is formally backing away from the small business accounting market after announcing that the Office Accounting program will no longer be distributed after November 16, 2009.