Let's Bury The Hatchet In Microsoft's Back

For years, they were the best of enemies. Steve Jobs's NeXT Computer Inc. had targeted Scott McNealy's Sun Microsystems Inc. as rival No.1. McNealy dismissed NeXT as an overhyped also-ran--until Nov. 22, when he announced plans to invest $10 million in NeXT and use its pioneering software technology in future Sun offerings.

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