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[News] Poll: Google a Threat to the Microsoft Office Cash Cow

  • Subject: [News] Poll: Google a Threat to the Microsoft Office Cash Cow
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 10:19:30 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Netscape / schestowitz.com
  • User-agent: KNode/0.10.4
Google Poses Biggest Threat To MS Office, Readers Say

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| Readers have a lot to say about free/alternative office suites (as in, 
| alternatives to Microsoft's dominant Office product). Presented with a 
| growing list of alternatives, they conclude that Google Docs is a viable 
| threat to Microsoft.   
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http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2007/09/google_poses_bi.html

Microsoft has already resorted to Big Lie-type propaganda, smear campaigns, and 
lobbying against Google. And some people *still* wonder why Microsoft is
loathed... maybe they follow the news from Microsoft-funded press.


Two weeks ago:

Google Apps Catches Flak

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| Microsoft is launching an anti-Google propaganda campaign.
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http://blogs.wsj.com/biztech/2007/09/11/google-apps-catches-flak/?mod=yahoo_hs


Microsoft Retaliates With 10 Reasons Not To Use Google Apps

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| This, of course, brought Google even closer to rivaling Microsoft's Office 
| suite, which has now spurred a reaction from the Redmond software giant. 
| 
| No, its not new software or updates for the popular productivity suite, but 
| rather Microsoft's own reasoning on why businesses should NOT use Google 
| Apps.  
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http://www.profy.com/2007/09/11/microsoft-retaliates-with-10-reasons-not-to-use-google-apps/


Will Google Loosen Microsoft's Grip on Large Enterprise?

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| It’s got to be frustrating to sit in Redmond today and watch the world go by 
| without having much of a grip on it anymore. 
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http://biz.yahoo.com/seekingalpha/070910/46884_id.html?.v=1


Out of the office

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| Nobody's better at defending its turf than Microsoft of course, so this will 
| not be a quick or easy war. 
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http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/commentary-watch-out-microsoft-google/story.aspx?guid=%7BD0EF1345-0BC4-459A-A780-8F861CEEAE40%7D&siteid=yhoof
http://tinyurl.com/2lxuct

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