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April 12, 2004
16 minutes, 5.6mb, recorded 2004-04-12
Topics: Microsoft

So Microsoft agreed to pay Sun $1.6 billion to settle some lawsuits. Microsoft paying anyone to settle anything is beginning to sound like old news. But this time it was accompanied by Steve Ballmer and Scott McNealy sitting side-by-side and even shaking hands. Now *that's* news!

To find out what's really going on here, we called two of our experts, Mary Jo Foley, who writes the column for Ziff Davis, and Steve Gillmor, author of the Signal to Noise op-ed column for eWeek.

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