Microsoft Office takes to the web
Microsoft has fired its latest salvo at Google, announcing a free web-based version of its Office software.
Office 2010 will include lightweight versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote when it ships next year.
The new web offering will compete with Google's free online Docs suite launched three years ago.
Last week Google took aim at Windows with news of a free operating system while in June Microsoft introduced a new search engine called Bing....
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