Google v. Microsoft

Newsweek has a story about how Google is moving in on Microsoft’s traditional turf, the Windows desktop.
How long before your use Google Write or Google Calc, applications that live in your web browser, not on your desktop and not licensed from Microsoft, as your word processor and spreadsheet?

Typically, Microsoft has not let this pass unnoticed. Steve Ballmer (aka Monkey Boy), Microsoft CEO, has vowed to “… kill Google”. An empty threat? Maybe. But the streets are littered with the remains of those who dared steal Microsoft’s fire.