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Redmond Profits from Cupertino Wares

Microsoft just can't seem to lose. If Vista doesn't catch on, sell XP instead. If the Mac market picks up, make money on Office!

Microsoft says Office 2008 for the Mac is its best-selling Mac suite ever. No wonder Microsoft remains committed to this product line.

In fact, Microsoft has given Office for the Mac some serious tweaks, in the form of better integration with Exchange (Redmond magazine artists and managing editors will be happy with this!) and improved overall printing. Microsoft also promises to bring back Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), the souped-up macro language.

Posted by Doug Barney on May 15, 2008 at 11:52 AM


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