Sun Readies StarOffice 8

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Sun Microsystems plans to ship StarOffice 8 by the end of August, and to add Russian, Polish, and Dutch versions of the productivity suite within a year after that. StarOffice, Sun's product to rival Microsoft's...

StarOffice scores Canadian win

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Sun Microsystems has recruited one of its biggest customers yet for its StarOffice software, signing a contract with the Ontario Ministry of Education covering 2.5 million students. The deal, signed May 27 but...

Sun to try subscription pricing for StarOffice

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Sun Microsystems will begin offering its StarOffice 7 suite of office productivity applications on a one-year subscription from next month for users in Japan, said the company. One-year licensed versions of the software...

StarOffice 6.1 Set for Beta Testing

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On March 3, Sun will begin beta testing the 6.1 release of StarOffice, the company's office productivity suite based on OpenOffice.org. The 6.1 Beta program will last through May 2, 2003 and a beta refresh...

Sun to give StarOffice Java flavor

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Sun Microsystems is building a Java-based development kit for its StarOffice software to help corporate programmers customize desktop applications, a move that better pits it against Microsoft's dominant Office. The software development kit will be...

Sun to remove all free StarOffice downloads

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Sun have announced that they will be removing links to download their popular office suite this Wednesday, following their decision to charge for StarOffice 6. Star Office 5.2 has proven one of the best office...

Open your wallets for next StarOffice

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In a move that could undercut its anti-Microsoft campaign, Sun Microsystems plans to start charging for the next version of its StarOffice software, a suite of programs that competes with Microsoft Office but runs on...

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