Google going after Microsoft Office?

Posted on Monday, March 13 2006 @ 2:14 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last week Google acquired Writely, an online word processor. This fueled speculation that Google may be working on its own online office suite, a competitor to Microsoft's Office cash cow.
Rumors about the supposed suite have been percolating for some time, fueled in part by Google's partnership with Sun Microsystems and reports of a Google calendar program.

Google hasn't yet stated how it would incorporate the word processor, which is still in beta, into its other offerings. But bloggers were happy to speculate on their own.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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