Oracle Buys Sun - No not April fools
This is one I did not see coming. Seems like a much better fit than IBM. But what do I know. The thing I am most wondering about is what is going to be happening with MySQL.
"So today we take another step forward in our journey, but along a different path - by announcing that this weekend, our board of directors and I approved the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by the Oracle Corporation for $9.50/share in cash. All members of the board present at the meeting to review the transaction voted for it with enthusiasm, and the transaction stands to utterly transform the marketplace - bringing together two companies with a long history of working together to create a newly unified vision of the future. Oracle's interest in Sun is very clear - they aspire to help customers simplify the development, deployment and operation of high value business systems, from applications all the way to datacenters. By acquiring Sun, Oracle will be well positioned to help customers solve the most complex technology problems related to running a business." Oracle-Sun: Jonathan Schwartz Writes His Toughest Ever Email
(Submitted by Noel Tue Apr 21, 2009 )
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