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Microsoft's closed-door policy

roundup The software giant confirms that the latest version of its Office software will work only with the most recent versions of its operating system. Meanwhile, rivals and others open doors to open source. Is it time to open up?

roundup The software giant that the latest version of its Office software will work only with the most recent versions of its operating system. Meanwhile, rivals open doors to open source in an effort to remain competitive. Is it time to open up?

Microsoft to limit access to Office 11
A company representative says the software maker plans to offer the forthcoming version of Office only for Windows 2000 with Service Pack 3 and for Windows XP.
October 29, 2002

RealNetworks reveals code in single Helix
The company publicly discloses the software blueprint to its streaming media technology in an effort to take on Microsoft.
October 29, 2002

Defending the use of open source
A new report reveals just how much the U.S. Department of Defense depends on open-source software to keep costs down and security up.
October 30, 2002

Yahoo shifts to open-source scripting
With an eye toward its bottom line, the portal jettisons its own proprietary scripting language in favor of the open-source alternative PHP.
October 30, 2002

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Microsoft tests a voice for .Net
The company has started taking orders for .Net Speech Software Developer Kit 1.0 beta 2.
October 30, 2002