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Microsoft moves to head off state woes

Giant to seek global support for format in bid to keep Mass. from dropping Office

By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / November 22, 2005

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Microsoft Corp. today will ask an international body to certify its new computer file format as an international standard for reading and storing documents, a move it hopes will keep its ubiquitous Office software from being removed from thousands of computers in Massachusetts government. (Full article: 534 words)

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