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Google Spreadsheets, a New Web App

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Today, Google will launch Google Spreadsheets, a web application within the Google Labs “playground.” This might be a great medium to share financial calculators and the data I include on my net worh and income statements.

ZDNet says the service will be able to import Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. Excel allows the user to create intense formulas; I’d like to see if Google Spreadsheets will be able to handle an equivalent for Pivot Tables as well as graphing capabilities.

Of course, advertising will eventually enter the picture. How will ads be incorporated into spreadsheets? I guess we’ll find out at some point.

Update: Sign up here to become a tester of the new Google Spreadsheets.

Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published June 6, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar sean

Just a FYI, you’re signup link 404′s – try spreadsheets.google.com instead….

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Thanks! At the time, that subdomain was not resolving.

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avatar vans girl

Thanks for the link not heard of Google labs before.

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