For as well as Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) has done in keeping Bing at bay, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) is still far and away the king of apps. An estimated 1 billion use Office worldwide, versus about 40 million for Google Apps.
Can anything be done to close the gap? In the following video, Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova says the search king's efforts to fill holes in its Apps suite reveals a fervent desire to steal Mr. Softy's lunch money. Expect Microsoft to respond in kind.
Do you agree? Which apps suite do you use? Please watch the following video, and then leave a comment in the box below to let us know what you think.
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