Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Face-off with Microsoft: Google Pushes to Improve OpenOffice.org
Face-off with Microsoft: Google Pushes to Improve OpenOffice.org: "When news of a Google and Sun partnership started leaking earlier this month, many assumed the companies were going to make a big announcement about Google working on the Sun-sponsored OpenOffice.org project and possibly hosting a Web-based version of the office productivity suite. Instead, the eventual partnership announced by the two companies was quite vague, with little reference to OpenOffice.org, which could emerge as a major competitor to Microsoft's valuable Office suite. Now, Google is hiring developers to help improve OpenOffice.org. So the rumors begin anew: What is Google up to?"