Web Apps Transform the Software Industry

While fewer and fewer applications come in shrink-wrapped packages, the business model created by Microsoft and its peers in the 1970s remains dominant. Nevertheless, there are clear signs that cracks are appearing in the foundation of that business model. Google is just one of the firms poised to reinvent the industry. What will this mean for you? We’ll explain.

The Internet was originally designed to exchange small amounts of information, such as notes, scientific papers, conversations, or other static te.....

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