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When your files are online and you aren't

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By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / February 19, 2009

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Funny thing about cloud computing - it's useless at 35,000 feet. In cloud computing, you rely on applications running on the Internet instead of on your personal machine. So rather than write a file in Microsoft Corp.'s Word or Excel, you might use Google Docs. This online suite from Google Inc. features word processor and spreadsheet programs and stores your ... (Full article: 711 words)

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