Google preparing online spreadsheet application

Posted on Tuesday, June 06 2006 @ 20:28 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Google has launched a limited test version of a web-based spreadsheet program that will allow people to view and simultaneously edit data while conducting an "in-document" chat:
The launch of Google Spreadsheets puts the search engine in even more heated competition with Microsoft, whose desktop-based Excel spreadsheet program is a standard office tool.

Google, which acquired the Writely Web-based word processor in March, is unleashing Web-based services of programs that propelled Microsoft to dominance on the desktop. Microsoft is responding by revamping its business to focus on Web services under the Windows Live and Office Live monikers.
More info over at CNET.

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