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2009-05-29 11:42:00

Enables Mobile Users to Create, View, Edit and Collaborate on Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations While On-The-Go SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkFree, Inc., a leader in next-generation office productivity solutions, today announced ThinkFree Mobile for Android, the first complete office productivity suite offering for Android-based mobile devices. A demo can be seen at the upcoming COMPUTEX trade show taking place June 2-6 in Taipei, Taiwan where ThinkFree will be...

2009-05-21 02:00:00

Migration from Microsoft Exchange to Lotus Notes ARMONK, N.Y., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced Gruppo Amadori, a wholesale distributor of quality food products in Italy, is rolling out Linux-based desktops running IBM email, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software to select employees. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) About 1,000 of the company's 6,000 employees access PCs to help manage the production,...

2009-01-06 12:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO/>, Jan. 6/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple(R) today introduced iWork(R) '09, the latest version of Apple's popular office productivity suite, which adds powerful new features without sacrificing Apple's legendary ease of use. Keynote(R) '09 introduces advanced object transitions, which automatically animate objects with a choice of effects and Magic Move, an innovative way to create sophisticated animations just by applying a simple transition. Pages(R) '09 features a new...

2008-11-05 09:00:07

IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the launch of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) Toolkit Union, a new open-source software community project organized to make document software more innovative, versatile and useful for business. The ODF Toolkit will use an initial software code contribution from Sun to provide developers with an easy-to-use Application Programming Interface (API) for reading, writing and manipulating ODF documents while accelerating...

2008-09-15 09:00:16

Quickoffice(R), Inc., the leading global provider of mobile office productivity software and services, today announced the immediate availability of eOffice 4.5, the newest native BlackBerry office suite resulting from the company's recent acquisition of Dynoplex. For a special introductory rate of $29.95, eOffice enables BlackBerry users to more efficiently manage their email attachments and office files when they are away from the office. eOffice 4.5's improved user interface allows...

2008-08-11 03:00:16

By Rozana Sani FREE, open source office productivity tools are fast becoming the preferred alternative for users who are concerned about cost savings. Rozana Sani speaks to representatives of Sun Microsystems and IBM to get their views. Open source, according to its proponents, is being adopted across major verticals such as public, technical, educational, financial, and services sectors and even among small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Sun Microsystems' marketing director Chong Soon...

2008-07-09 09:00:27

It's arguably the prettiest alternative to Microsoft Office, with a clean interface in a soothing IBM blue. Oddly, the once-biggest name in computing christened it Lotus Symphony, after a spectacular and expensive failure that dates back to the days of DOS. But this new IBM Lotus Symphony seems poised for success. It is the latest open-source freebie, with version 1.0 released at the end of May. It includes a word processing module, a spreadsheet and presentation graphics package. Its...

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2008-05-08 20:45:00

For those who hate shelling out big bucks for programs like Microsoft Office Suite "” the full standard version is listed on Amazon at upwards of $325"”you might be interested in Symphony, a free suite that can be downloaded from an International Business Machines Corp Web site (Link Below).Pierre Avignon, a 43-year-old graphics designer from West Newbury, Massachusetts, uses it to perform work for which he used to rely on Microsoft Word's word processor, Excel spreadsheet and...

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2005-10-04 18:20:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Google Inc. took a step toward challenging Microsoft Corp.'s dominance of computer software with the announcement Tuesday of a collaboration agreement with Sun Microsystems Inc. The move could lead to Google offering next-generation word processing, spreadsheet and collaboration tools that would take on Microsoft's industry-leading Office suite of software. But for now its significance may be mostly as a symbolic shot across Microsoft's bow, signaling Google's...

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2005-06-14 11:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. will publish the source code for its Solaris operating system used to run large computer centers on Tuesday as the network computer maker hopes the free software will drive sales of its servers and computer services. Source code is the underlying software blueprint of an operating system, which runs a computer and allows it to operate software programs. The move by Sun makes good on a pledge that Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's chief operating...