Microsoft delivers preview of Office Delve app for Windows 10

Microsoft's preview of its Office Delve app for Windows 10 is available for download. And new travel and delivery tracking options are coming to Outlook.
Written by Mary Jo Foley, Senior Contributing Editor

Microsoft has made available for download from the Windows 10 Store a preview of the Office Delve app for Windows 10.


Delve is a Flipboard-like app for Office 365 users. It provides users with updates on what colleagues are working on and the ability to search for documents and attachments which matter to users.

The new Delve app is a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) one, though it currently works on Windows 10 for PCs only. The preview works with Office 365 business or school accounts that have Delve enabled by administrators.

Delve uses Microsoft's internally built Office Graph to ascertain relationship between people, content, and activity across Office 365. Microsoft officials have said Delve was the first app that was built to make use of Office Graph information.

In other Microsoft app news, Microsoft is adding more events which Outlook will be able to automatically track to Outlook.

In late 2015, Microsoft announced that Outlook could automatically add events from users' email to their calendars. Now the company is adding more travel and deliveries tracking options to Outlook. Users will be able to verify travel reservations and package delivery details using summary cards in their inboxes and calendars; check in for flights; change hotel and car reservations; and track packages from companies that are working with the Microsoft.

The new travel and delivery tracking options are rolling out first to Outlook for Mac and Outlook on the Web starting June 28, and will "soon" be coming to Outlook for Windows, iOS, and Android, as well as the Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps, according to Microsoft's blog post from earlier this week.

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