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NY Times: Microsoft Working On Internet Version of Office

Oct 02, 1999, 16:07 (7 Talkback[s])


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"Microsoft Corp. is working aggressively to develop an Internet-based version of its market-dominating Office software but has not yet decided how to price it, a company executive said..."

"Microsoft has become increasingly vocal about plans for an Internet-based version of Office since rival Sun Microsystems Inc. announced in August plans to give away similar software for free..."

"The hard part is to figure out what they're going to charge for it," said Rob Enderle of Giga Information Group. "That's a very political process and fraught with all kinds of difficulties."

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