Microsoft takes notice as more people use free Google Docs (USA Today)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Some big companies are starting to move their spreadsheets, word-processing and other productivity programs off of PCs and on to the Web. About 20% of respondents to a study by researcher IDC say Google’s Google Docs offering is widely used in their organization, up from 5.8% a little more than a year and a half ago.

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Could new Google Docs be interface for GDrive? (ZDNet)

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Google recently announced a couple smaller changes to their new Google Docs product that will begin showing up right away — including the removal of the “shared with” area on the Docs console page. They say that feature is redundant anyway — due to the powerful search capabilities already…

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Microsoft Office vs.Google Docs: A Web Apps Showdown (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, July 13th, 2009

The future may be the cloud, but it also may be Microsoft that ushers us into that realm of possibility and imagination, not Google. Today, Redmond unveiled as a part of Office 2010 a suite of Microsoft Office Web apps that will compete directly with Google Docs. While Microsoft isn’t letting anyone play around with the apps just yet, on paper, Microsoft’s Web apps look like they could blow …

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Privacy Group Asks F.T.C. to Investigate Google (New York Times)

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

The Electronic Privacy Information Center formally asked the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to investigate the privacy and security safeguards of Gmail, Google Docs and other so-called cloud computing services offered by Google to consumers.

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Google Docs Glitch Exposes Private Files (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, March 9th, 2009

A glitch within Google’s free Google Docs utility caused some private documents to be exposed, the company has confirmed. Only a small number of users was affected, and the issue has now been fixed.

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Be careful with your Google Docs (International Herald Tribune)

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Sharing documents with your co-workers via Google Docs sure is convenient. It can also be hazardous if you type the wrong e-mail address.

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I?m in Your Google Docs, Reading Your Spreadsheets (New York Times)

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Sharing documents with your coworkers via Google Docs sure is convenient. It can also be hazardous. Make one little typo and your sensitive data could fall into the hands of? someone like me.

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