TITLE

Endgame

AUTHOR(S)
Dreyfuss, Joel
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/7/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 29, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the initiatives of Microsoft Corp. in dealing with the free online office applications launched by its competitors. The company has thrown a full-court press at the open office movement, which wants to set standards for document formats. Predictably, Microsoft has lobbied hard to win a prominent role for its own technology in the standards. Responding to the evolution of on-demand software, Microsoft has also launched Microsoft Live!, a set of online applications that are still limited, for example, to providing tools to help small companies design web sites.
ACCESSION #
28819293

 

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