November 29th, 2011, 20:34 PM
Microsoft reportedly readying Office for the iPad
Microsoft is prepping a version of its Office productivity software to run on Apple's iPad, according to The Daily.
The iPad-based news outlet, citing "sources," reported that Microsoft is working to adapt Office for Apple's tablet. The app could arrive before the next version of Office for Mac, which is expected to debut late next year.
Microsoft didn't comment directly on the report.
"We already deliver Office on multiple platforms and devices and are committed to expanding in the future, but have nothing further to share today," the company said in a statement.
Microsoft already offers a handful of apps for both the iPad and the iPhone, including Bing and Windows Live Messenger, among others. Creating Office for the iPad could help the device's prospects in work environments, a market where it's already making inroads at the expense of Windows PCs.
Full story: c|net