Google lends hand to microsoft office
"Google lends a hand to Microsoft Office rival"
The Times (UK) posts a story about Google's plans to help OpenOffice.org:
"Google is opening up yet another front in its battle with Microsoft by backing a competitor to Bill Gates’ dominant Office software package.
The internet search and advertising company is set to hire programmers to improve OpenOffice, a freely distributed "open source" alternative to products including Word, Microsoft’s massively popular word processor, it was revealed today. "
Further reporting at ZDNet: