News Burst: Sun spots move into Microsoft's Office space

News Burst: Sun spots move into Microsoft's Office space

Summary: Unix stalwart Sun Microsystems has confirmed its acquisition of office suite software specialist Star Division, and has decided to offer flagship StarOffice 5.1 applications for immediate free download.

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Arch-rival Microsoft was already expected to be wary of the acquisition, which more than hinted at a move by Sun into the office software space -- an area dominated by Microsoft's ubiquitous Office suites.

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