The Rise of Open Source
Washington, DC Switches to Google Docs, Sorry Microsoft
The deal is worth about $500,000 to Google, but is a tremendous blow to Microsoft's dominance of office applications.
Implications - The capabilities and significance of Google have grown substantially since its inception and extend far beyond just a search engine. With its growth as a business and owner of popular sites such as YouTube and Netflix, consumers and employees in industries from entertainment to media and news all the way over to programming and education require this tool for the vast majority of Internet needs.