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Submission + - Google Buys Quickoffice (

x0d writes: "Google this morning disclosed in a blog post that it has acquired Quickoffice, a Plano, Texas company which offers software for editing, viewing and creating Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on a mobile device.
Terms were not disclosed."


Submission + - Google Points Finger at Microsoft, Nokia (

x0d writes: "Google Inc. said it filed an antitrust complaint Thursday in Europe
arguing that Microsoft Corp. MSFT -0.51% and Nokia Corp. are using proxy companies
to brandish patents and hurt the prospects of Google's Android mobile-phone software to the advantage of Microsoft's technology.
The Internet-search giant alleges that Microsoft and Nokia have entered into agreements that enable entities such as Canada-based Mosaid Technologies Inc. to legally enforce their patent rights and share the resulting revenue."

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