Rumor: Microsoft looking into a 2014 Office for Linux release

If the latest rumor is to be believed, Microsoft is apparently having a “meaningful look” into producing a full native port of Office to Linux, with 2014 being a possible launch year. Open source veteran Michael Larabel heard from a source at the Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting (FOSDEM) about Microsoft’s plans, with reason being that Linux is “showing signs of commercial viability on the desktop.”