Microsoft (MSFT +1.2%) is playing catch-up to Google's (GOOG) online apps; along with rolling...

|By:, SA News Editor

Microsoft (MSFT +1.2%) is playing catch-up to Google's (GOOG) online apps; along with rolling out a new edition of its Office suite, Microsoft for the first time will add versions of Word and other programs that work online and are free for consumers.