OpenOffice.org: Microsoft Buys OpenOffice.org!

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“For an undisclosed sum but reputed to be in the billions,
Microsoft’s Bill Gates has personally bought the leading
open-source desktop project. Saying he ‘was sick and tired of
open-source eating away at his profits,’ the world’s richest man
decided to put an end to the nuisance and simply buy
OpenOffice.org. It will form part of a growing list of Microsoft
acquisitions including several erstwhile competitors, a
considerable number of prominent politicians, and a few small

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