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U.S. Judge: Microsoft Word may temporarily continue to provide

September 4, 2009

An appeals court in the United States, the ban on sale or Microsoft Word temporarily suspended. Pending the outcome of the appeal against the conviction for patent infringement may continue to provide Microsoft Word. Pending the outcome of the appeal against the conviction for patent infringement may continue to provide Microsoft Word. Word ban in [...]

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Microsoft ordered to stop selling Word in US

August 14, 2009

A US judge has ordered Microsoft to stop selling its popular Word document creation application in the country in 60 days after finding that the software contains technology that violates a patent held by a third party. Microsoft Office, which includes Word, accounted for more than $3 billion in worldwide sales in Microsoft’s most recent [...]

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Microsoft prices Zune HD below iPod

August 14, 2009

Microsoft Corp put its new Zune HD digital music and video player on sale on Thursday, pricing it below comparable Apple Inc iPod devices, in an attempt to claw some market share away from the dominant leader. The devices, which are available for pre-order but won’t hit shelves until September 15, are priced at $219.99 [...]

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MS, Nokia team up to offer Office on mobiles

August 12, 2009

Microsoft Corp said it will announce an alliance with Nokia on Wednesday, likely unveiling plans to make the software company’s Office suite of applications available on devices made by the world’s top cellphone manufacturer. Microsoft, the world’s largest software firm, is set to bring out the latest version of its Office product next year, including [...]

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Open Office.org 3 for Windows and Mac

November 28, 2008

Sun Microsystems released the first beta for OpenOffice.org 3 for Windows and Mac. The new version of OpenOffice, an open-source competitor to Microsoft Office, claims to offer users improvements on every component from interface to features to behaviour. OpenOffice now natively supports OS X, so Mac users won’t have to install the X11 module before [...]

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Corel WordperFect Office X4 – Time to defect from Microsoft Office?

August 26, 2008

The recent introduction of the ribbon interface in Microsoft Office polarized opinion among its users. It’s not possible to turn it off, so what are users to do if they can’t learn to love it? Switching to an alternative office suite, such as Corel’s new Wordperfect Office X4, is one option. However compatibility with Microsoft [...]

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Error 25090 in Word

March 10, 2008

I have OpenOffice as well as Office 2003 installed on my machine. But I made Office 2003 as my default suite for all my word, spreadsheet, and presentation files. Of late I keep getting the error “Error 25090: Office Setup encountered a problem with the Office source  engine….Please open C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\  Office111033\Setup\Setup.chm’ and look [...]

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