Six major problems blamed on Microsoft Office

In this Jan. 22, 2009 file photo, a man walks on the Microsoft headquarters campus in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft Corp. said on Monday, July 2, 2012, that it will take $6.2 billion charge for the declining value of online ad division. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

Six major problems Microsoft Office was blamed for

An influential academic paper about the risks of high national debt appears to have been wrong in part due to a coding error in Microsoft Excel.This is no small spreadsheet problem. The paper has been cited routinely by lawmakers and opinion makers calling for smaller deficits.Liberal economist Paul Krugman, who has argued that concern about deficits is overblown, sarcastically referred to the paper as causing “the Excel depression.”But it's not the first time the Microsoft Office suite – Excel, Word, …

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