Microsoft matches Google Docs with collaboration in Word Web App

Microsoft matches Google Docs with collaboration in Word Web App Microsoft closed the gap between its Office Web Apps and Google Docs somewhat today by adding co-authoring to the free Word Web App, letting multiple users edit a document simultaneously in the Web browser. Microsoft reluctantly brought its lucrative Office software to the cloud with last year’s release of Office Web Apps, but has held back from offering all the collaboration functionality you get from either Google Docs or the more expansive client versions of Microsoft’s software. Office Web Apps had allowed multiple users to edit Excel and OneNote...

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