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Sun Microsystems Inc. and Google Inc. on Tuesday said they had agreed to a multi-year pact to distribute Sun's software technologies that offer a potential alternative to Microsoft Corp.'s dominance of business users' desktops.
Sun and Google, a leading Web search company, said they would jointly promote Java Desktop and Open Office, Sun's operating system and office productivity software systems.
UPDATE: More detailed coverage.