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Microsoft “Office Lite” to take on Google Docs? Part 1

Google Docs could well be applying pressure to Microsoft. Right now, their “Office Lite” project code-named Albany is in closed beta. But can Microsoft make Office work in an on-line world?

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Google preparing PowerPoint killer?

Right now, Google Docs & Spreadsheets does not, I repeat, does not compete with Microsoft Office. Nor does the Google Apps suite of applications, which includes the aforementioned Google Docs & Spreadsheets. Simply offering a one-for-one, like-for-like suite of applications doesn’t really add up to something on a par with Microsoft Office, largely because Office […]

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Google Apps not equal Microsoft Office

Google have split their Google Applications suite into four offerings: Small Business, Enterprise, School and Family or Group. They’ve also given this suite a Microsoft-style name, too: Google Apps Premier Edition. Which I suspect is not by accident, either. But what Google Apps Premier Edition isn’t is a competitor to Microsoft Office: “Today, it introduces […]