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Microsoft Word Remains Under Scrutiny After Patent Loss

Canadian developer i4i plans to keep a close eye on Microsoft for signs of backsliding, even after the $290 million patent suit victory.

Microsoft Strikes Out in Word Patent Appeal

An appeals court has decided against Microsoft and upheld an earlier judgment claiming that Microsoft has infringed on technologies patented by i4i.

Able2Extract Converts PDFs Into More Usable Formats

Extract the text and images from PDF documents into various Office or AutoCAD formats with Able2Extract.

Confessions of an Office 2010 CTP Tester

Microsoft released the public beta of Office 2010 yesterday, but I have already been using Office 2010 for the past four months. Here are my thoughts on the new Office.

Five Best Features in the Office 2010 Beta

Microsoft has released the beta version of Office 2010 to the public. Here are five reasons you should check out the beta and make the switch to Office 2010.

Microsoft Office 2010: An Intriguing Beta

The revised productivity suite introduces interface tweaks, modest but useful desktop innovations, and integration with minimalist Web apps.

Google Docs Won't Topple Word Any Time Soon

While Google believes its online office suite will soon be a "Microsoft Office killer," it's really an idea based on vaporware.

Word Doc Woes Plague Enterprise

A recent mistake in a Word document caused considerable damage and embarrassment to a publicly listed company in New Zealand.

Microsoft: Legal Foe Paints Cockeyed Tale

Microsoft denies claims that it plotted to drive Canadian developer i4i out of business.

Microsoft Word Ban: Maybe it Wouldn't be so Bad

Let’s say that Microsoft was forced to halt all sales of Word. Would the computing world as we know it cease to spin? Hardly.