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Microsoft Gets All Servicey and Stuff

This week, Microsoft revealed that it would finally start competing with Google and Yahoo! but that it would do so by bringing all its in-development MSN services into the Windows division and renaming them Windows Live. In other words, Microsoft is at it again: It will continue to leverage the dominance of its Windows OS to gain traction in other markets. But wait, there's more: Microsoft is also leveraging the dominance of its Office monopoly by creating a new set of services called--go figure--Office Live, which will be aimed at small businesses and will use Microsoft SharePoint technologies. Sound exciting? Exactly

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