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Google Buys Maker Of Quickoffice Mobile App

Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a widely used mobile application for working on documents created in Microsoft’s programs for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations.


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Tech Watch: Microsoft Launches Web-based Office, Rivals Google

Microsoft has officially launched its Web-based email and Office services, part of its ongoing effort to keep Google at bay when it comes to business software.