Financial Times: SUN: Software group challenges MicrosoftAug 31, 1999, 17:37 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems is to offer word processing, spreadsheets and other popular office software as a free internet service, in a bid to change radically the way these products are distributed and used.
"The move, which the computer and software company will announce in New York today, could constitute a serious challenge to Microsoft..."
"It may also signal a rapid restructuring of the entire software industry."
""Sun is shaking up the [software] industry by offering a comparable office suite to Microsoft Office for free..."
"Sun said it would work with internet service providers and others over the next few months to transform Star Office into a set of web-hosted services."
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