Sunset for MS?
- Office politics. // Bulletin with Newsweek;10/22/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6347, p62
Compares the software Microsoft Office offered by Microsoft Corp. with Sun Microsystems Computer Corp.'s StarOffice in order to find which one is more suitable for offices. Features of StarOffice that are rated good by the author; Advanced features that are available in the Microsoft package;...
- What's the difference. // Bulletin with Newsweek;10/22/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6347, p62
Lists differences between softwares for offices offered by various companies. Word processor of StarOffice 6.0 computer software from Sun Microsystems Computer Corp.; Web pages of Microsoft Office from Microsoft Corp.; Equation editor of OpenOffice 1.0.1 from Sun Microsystems.
- Sun alliance takes on Passport. Sullivan, Tom; Evers, Joris; Vance, Ashlee // InfoWorld;10/1/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 40, p22
Reports on the Liberty Alliance Project of Sun Microsystems and 33 partners that is built to counter the sign-on authentication of Microsoft's Passport. Remarks from analyst David Smith; Companies working on similar sign-on services; Legal issues regarding Passport.
- More war. Rogers, Adam; Hafner, Katie // Newsweek;10/20/1997, Vol. 130 Issue 16, p12
Reports that Microsoft started distributing copies of Internet Explorer 4.0 in October 1997. Number of people who downloaded the program; Objections from Sun Microsystems.
- Sabotaging Java hurts Microsoft's industry credibility. Livingston, Brian // InfoWorld;12/01/97, Vol. 19 Issue 48, p46
Focuses on the war between Microsoft Corp. and Sun Microsystems over the version of Java that is in the Internet Explorer 4.0. Microsoft's attempt to sabotage the promise of a platform-independent Java; Microsoft's refusal to include Java features on its product; Effect on developers and...
- Sun and Microsoft in legal standoff. // InfoWorld;07/13/98, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p5
Focuses on findings of Sun Microsystems' tests on Microsoft's Software Developer Kit J (SDKJ) 3.0 and Microsoft Visual J++ 6.0 for Java development tools, which showed that the latter has removed several mislabeled class libraries but included new keywords. Sun representative Lisa Poulson's...
- Sun emulator to link Unix, Windows apps. Cortese, Amy // PC Week;3/1/93, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p1
Reports on Sun Microsystems Inc.'s unveiling of an emulation software allowing shrink-wrapped Windows applications to run on Unix systems. Windows application binary interface (ABI); Microsoft Corp.'s ability to change the Windows application programming interface (API); Microsoft's plans to...
- The Redmond Bellwether. Castelluccio, Michael // Strategic Finance;Sep2009, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p59
The article discusses the future of Microsoft Corp.'s Office suite of software programs. Although Office dominates the market, free competing products have been released by several firms including Google Inc. and Sun Microsystems. In 2010 Microsoft will offer a free, Web-based version of Office,...
- Sun takes on Microsoft. Graham-Rowe, Duncan // New Scientist;09/11/99, Vol. 163 Issue 2203, p15
Reports on Sun Microsystems' plan to launch free software over the Internet as a rival package to Microsoft's Office package. Countermove made by Microsoft; Rationale behind Sun's announcement.