At Home, Cheaper Alternatives to Office

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| None of these three Office alternatives eliminates the usefulness of Office
| for people who are paid to use it. But all three give people at home far
| fewer reasons to keep coughing up $150 or more for Microsoft's
| once-inevitable suite.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...202268_pf.html


Very recent:

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.../?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.
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| 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/micr...e-google-apps/