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SoftMaker bests OpenOffice as Microsoft alternative

SoftMaker Office 2008 shows superior compatibility with Microsoft Office formats, while 3.1 falls flat

Microsoft says sorry to Corel users over Office ’03

A dispute over whether the Canadian software firm's CorelDraw posed security risks to users of Redmond's popular productivity suite ends with an apology. Much ado over file formats

New bug can hit Windows, Linux, Kaspersky warns

Kaspersky Lab is reporting a new proof-of-concept virus capable of infecting both Windows and Linux systems. The cross-platform virus is relatively simple and appears to have a low impact, according to Kaspersky. Even so, it could be a sign that virus writers are beginning to research ways of writing new code capable of infecting multiple platforms.

Microsoft adds native PDF support to Office 12

Microsoft Corp. is adding native support for PDF (portable document format) in the next version of its office productivity suite, code-named Office 12, which is expected to be available next year.

RealNetworks puts more Helix code online

RealNetworks Inc. on Monday delivered another component in its strategy to offer a complete set of open-source software for creating, delivering and playing back audio and video files over the Internet.

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