Oracle chief Larry Ellison and Scott McNealy, Sun CEO will later today make what the two companies described in a statement as an ?industry shaping? software deal.
The agreement is expected to involve the two working on a new type of computer that will run without any kind of operating system.
The deal is being described by commentators as a direct assault on Microsoft and its NT operating system.
The two CEOs will make the announcement at 10am US Pacific time, 6pm in the UK.
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