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MS moving Office online in duel with Google

August 28, 2009

Microsoft on Monday said that the 2010 version of its popular Office software will feature online collaboration as the technology giant duels “in the cloud” with Internet titan Google.

Microsoft made the announcement at the opening of a Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans.

Next-generation Office, Visio, Project, and SharePoint Server programs to be released in the first half of next year are being given to tens of thousands of people selected to test the nearly completed software.

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US building tech tools to foil online censors

August 15, 2009

The US agency behind Voice of America said on Friday it is working on ways to slip news past tough Internet blockades in countries such as China and Iran. The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) confirmed that it is crafting “feed over email” software capable of turning popular Web-based email services such as Gmail, Yahoo! [...]

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Time for neighbourhood networking, online

August 14, 2009

Very often, we end up finding that one special person we spent hours looking for, just a class, department or a street away. It was this realisation that led Kaviraj and a group of students from Sathyabama University in Chennai to create a neighbourhood networking site called areapal.com. The site, which was in a Beta [...]

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