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  • Amazon launches Zocalo, challenges Google Docs, Dropbox July 11, 2014

    San Francisco: Amazon on Thursday launched an online service for collaborating on work projects in a challenge to tech titan Google. Zocalo is being billed as a secure, managed venue for storing, sharing and amassing feedback on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, Web pages, and other digital tools typically used to get modern...
  • Apple's iWork review: Brings simplicity to documents, but still not a replacement for Microsoft Office March 6, 2014

    Barcelona: Microsoft's Office is the go-to software package for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Google's Docs has emerged as a good, free alternative for lightweight tasks. But what's often overlooked is Apple's iWork. Last fall, the iWork applications for the Mac - Pages for word processing, Numbers for spreadsheets...
  • Review: Microsoft Office pricey, but good value January 30, 2013

    New York: As much as I like Google Docs for word processing and spreadsheets, I find the online software clunky at times. So I was skeptical when I heard Microsoft is trying to sell its new version of Office as an online subscription. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the...
  • Google Docs for Android now supports realtime collaboration February 24, 2012

    Mumbai: A new update of the Android Google Docs app has been released that brings realtime collaboration on mobile devices. Ardent users of the Google Docs will love the functionalities of the desktop version being ported to the mobile platform. After applying the latest update, Google Docs for Android users...
  • World Web Wars January 21, 2011

    Tim BernersLee saw the Web as a tool to bring people together. Mostly, it has. But there have been fallouts and bloody battles over control and ownership of its underlying technologies. Getting AntiSocial Facebook has been a walled garden: What gets in doesnt get out. For instance, it has cheerfully helped users...
  • Google, MS fight on in war of online collaboration April 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Microsoft and Google are at it yet again. While one releases a way to access desktop documents on the web, the other introduces a way to take them offline. For Anjali Chawla, a mother of two kids, planning a family reunion seemed like a mammoth task. So what did she...