Google Pack Offers StarOffice Suite For Free
Google Pack, GoogleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s software download package has been expanded to now offer StarOffice, SunÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s competitor to Microsoft Office. StarOffice, which Sun normally sells for $70 is free through Google Pack (Win only).
If StarOffice strikes you as an odd choice given that OpenOffice is free and open source, which would seem to put it in line with other Google software offerings, youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re not alone. The most likely theory is that Google chose StarOffice over OpenOffice as part of the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s nearly two year old deal with Sun.
Full article: wired.com