I received my Google Spreadsheets invite this morning and began playing with converted Excel files. To start, here is a screenshot of the login screen (click on image for full size): Tweet
According to the Wall Street Journal (subscription required), Google will release a Web-based spreadsheet application Tuesday. It will first be available on a limited basis (i.e., some sort of beta). Microsoft is well aware and continues to invest in its own on-line services. Traditional desktop software (which is among Microsoft’s most profitable divisions) must change.