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On the Fate of Solaris

http://daveshields.wordpress.com

If IBM does acquire SUN, and the rumors on the street suggest that it will, what will IBM do about Solaris? Let’s look at some of the options.

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'Open cloud' plan sparks dissent

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A plan by IBM to launch an industry-wide 'open' cloud computing strategy has seemingly backfired amid accusations of closed deals.

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Good-bye Solaris? The fate of Sun's top 5 technologies

http://blogs.computerworld.com

By this time next week, IBM will have bought Sun at a cut-rate price. I'd long thought Sun was going to down for the count, so the news that IBM was moving in didn't surprise me. What happens next though?

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Microsoft and Novell (Almost Merged) versus IBM and Sun (to be Merged)

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As IBM's acquisition of Sun Microsystems inches closer, Novell's role in harming Java and OpenOffice.org is revisited

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IBM in Negotiations to Acquire Novell

http://boycottnovell.com

IBM still looking for the breakthrough deal with Big Red mond
"JAVA was just too powerful for us to have," confessed Bob Satire, "so we decided to pursue a once-in-a-lifetime contract opportunity with Microsoft by buying a poor-but-functional copy of its key technology - called Perro - along with its parent company.

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If IBM Buys Sun What Happens to MySQL (and Sun’s other projects)?

http://www.linux-ninja.com

There’s been alot of discussion about IBM being in talks with Sun Microsystems about a $6.5 billion acquisition. Initially Sun’s stock (ticker: JAVA) shot up significantly while IBM’s stock (ticker: IBM) initially dropped a few points before recovering to only a small loss.

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Microsoft Pays Professor to Write a Paper Against IBM’s GNU/Linux-Powered Mainframes

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MICROSOFT'S "academic kickbacks" are no news to us. Microsoft pays hundreds of dollars to professors who secretly promote its products (and bullies those who don't). Microsoft was doing almost exactly the same thing to throw fire at the GNU GPL version 3. The company from Redmond routinely pays academia to promote its agenda and here is the very latest example which comes from the New York Times.

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Dell: IBM-Sun Good For Us

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The chief executive of Dell Inc said on Tuesday that talk of IBM possibly buying Sun Microsystems was providing an "enormous opportunity" to the world's No. 2 PC maker in the corporate server market.

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The rise of the Blue Sun: IBM and Sun

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The news broke this morning, March 18th, that IBM is talking to Sun about buying the company. Sources from both companies tell me that such a deal is in the works and it may be completed as early as this week.

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Openbravo: Small Conference, Big Partner Event

http://www.thevarguy.com

At first glance, the forthcoming Openbravo World Conference is a small open source event with modest goals. But take a closer look, and you’ll see the open source IT channel’s continued emergence. In fact, even IBM and Oracle are joining Openbravo’s party. Here’s the scoop.

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Microsoft: “Never Leave an Opening for Novell or IBM”

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Antitrust exhibits shows Microsoft's attitude towards competition

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How Microsoft Intercepts Critics Using Libel

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Groklaw was accused by a Microsoft executive of being an IBM site

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Whither open source in the land of leeches?

http://news.cnet.com

IBM's Savio Rodrigues sees a lot of benefits from proprietary technology companies like Cisco "leeching" off open-source communities to boost profits and drive top-line revenue growth. I'm inclined to agree, at least with his assessment of IBM's involvement in open source.

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Memo to IBM: Enough with Software Patents, Please

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Extensive look at some of the latest software patents news and IBM's missed opportunity to end Microsoft's FUD

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Imagine a Microsoft-Free Life

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Has the time come at last to live a Microsoft-free life? That thought crossed my mind yesterday morning as I read an announcement from IBM that (with Canonical Inc.) it was offering a new Linux-based virtual desktop suite that, at user prices as low as $59, would compete directly with the iconic Microsoft Office.

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