REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 5, 2001 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that Microsoft® Office v. X for Mac won Macworld magazine’s prestigious Eddy award for Software Product of the Year, as well as the Best Business Productivity Software award in the 17th annual Macworld Editors’ Choice Awards presentation. These awards represent Microsoft’s continued commitment to delivering innovative and creative products for the Macintosh community. Office v. X includes updated versions of Word X, Excel X and the PowerPoint®
X presentation graphics program, as well as Entourage( X, an e-mail and personal information manager, which runs solely on Mac OS X 10.1. More information is available at http://www.microsoft.com/mac/ .
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