Not content with letting Google and all the other upstart cloud-computing companies nibble at its productivity marketshare, Microsoft finally launches the free, online version of its Office software suite. Available through Microsoft's Windows Live SkyDrive, Office Web Apps is a straight shot at Google Docs, allowing users to view, edit, and share Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote documents directly in their browsers. Microsoft says the interoperability between the Office Web Apps and the full Office 2010 programs will be a game-changer. After briefly playing around with the Word and Excel Apps this morning, we can't wait. Your move, G. [Ars Technica]

We didn't think Google search could get any faster, but they figured out a way. [PC World]

Palm's WebOS is so good, Apple poached one of the lead designers. [All Things D]

Chances are you're going to miss a lot of the matches. Learn how to follow the 2010 World Cup on Twitter. [Mashable!]

Some old lady didn't find that Pac Man game Google hosted on their homepage as cool as we did. [Techland]

Wired magazine's iPad app is one of the best out. Learn how it was made. [The Loud Cloud]

Want to upgrade to the new iPhone 4? Here's what you need to know. [CNet]