More bad news for Microsoft's (MSFT) tablet efforts: The Verge reports the next release of...

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More bad news for Microsoft's (MSFT) tablet efforts: The Verge reports the next release of Office won't include a version based on its Metro tablet interface, due to time constraints. With the iPad and the Kindle Fire claiming huge head starts, a tablet-centric version of Office for Windows 8 may have had the potential to be a "killer app" that could lift Microsoft's enterprise tablet prospects.