Microsoft plans to sponsor an open-source project to create software that will convert Office documents to OpenDocument. OpenDocument is a popular rival format.
Arcon 5 has got a great interview with Peter Cullen, Microsoft's chief privacy strategist, who found himself in the front line in the wake of the software giant's recent antipiracy controversy. He talks about his role at the company, and what's in store for the future.
Web sites and merchants can integrate Google Checkout into their sites as an alternative payment processing method to existing checkout and credit card processing systems, FLzone is currently evaluating this option.