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Google Free Office Suite

Sun Microsystems and Google plan to announce a collaborative effort to offer a MS Office killer free office suite that could shift personal computing out of Microsoft’s domain and into Google’s.  Acording to ZDNet News:

“Details won’t emerge publicly until Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Sun CEO Scott McNealy take the stage on Tuesday at a news conference in Mountain View, Calif. But one strong possibility is a partnership that could help shift personal computing out of Microsoft’s domain and into Google’s.”

Graywolf‘s comment at Threadwatch nails it:

“You want this web based operating system don’t you? The hate is swelling in you now. Build your Google browser. Use it. Microsoft is unarmed. Strike them down with it. Give in to your anger. With each passing moment, you make yourself more evil.

Update: Google agreed to promote Open Office & Sun’s other open source software. When asked how, Eric Schmidt said that they have not yet stated. SEOBook asks:”what is the point of the press frenzy?

“Google also said they are extending their server partnership with Sun, but again would not specify any details.

Sun is to bundle the Google toolbar with Java.

A reporter asked what is so special about this toolbar bundling partnership and Eric Schmidt said the vastness of it.

Did and Yahoo! & Adobe make a huge public speech in their toolbar partnership? Nope.

You got to wonder how long the media will keep having a frenzy response to non event stories from Google.

Sun’s stock has already given back most of today’s gains and looks to soon give back some of yesterday’s gains.”

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