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  • Accountants ditch Word, Excel to ease reporting

    The struggle to produce both annual and half-yearly financial accounts with optimum accuracy and consistency is no easy feat, even more so using only a trusty Word document and Excel spreadsheet, as staff at Leydin Freyer Chartered Accountants well know.

  • Microsoft asks for rehearing in Word case

    Microsoft asked an appeals court for a rehearing in the patent case that requires the software giant to pay US$290 million in damages and prevents it from selling the current version of Word starting on Monday.

  • Microsoft, i4i square off in appeals hearing over Word

    A federal appeals court today heard arguments in a patent infringement case involving Word that required Microsoft to pay nearly US$300 million in damages and barred the company from selling the software starting Oct. 10.

  • Court could restore Word injunction, says i4i

    Just a day before a crucial hearing in the patent infringement case between Canadian developer i4i and Microsoft, i4i's top executive said that the injunction that forbids Microsoft from selling Word could be reinstated.

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  • Microsoft Word Lawsuit: XML Explained

    When a judge halted the sale of Microsoft Word on Tuesday for infringing a patent, many of us wondered about the repercussions of this decision. The patent itself, for the creation of custom XML documents, seemed like an afterthought, and for good reason: The average user never has and never will use Word for this purpose.

  • Microsoft Word turns 25

    If you've been using Microsoft Word for the past quarter of a century, it can seem like Word has always been the top dog of the word-processing world--and for years, it's been incorporated into Microsoft's Office suite. Today, Microsoft's domination is so complete that, from the public's point of view, there is almost no "word-processor market." (Does anyone remember Lotus Manuscript?)