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

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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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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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Intel CEO says Sun was shopped around

http://news.cnet.com

During an employee Webcast earlier this week to discuss Intel's stock options program, the chip giant's CEO, Paul Otellini, shed a little background on Sun Microsystems' pursuit to find a buyer.

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The rise of the Blue Sun: IBM and Sun

http://blogs.computerworld.com

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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Obama and the Open Sourcing of the US

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Open source software in government was the topic on the Linux blogs this week, particularly President Obama's request that Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy prepare a paper on how the U.S. government can use open source technologies.

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Press Says Sun Microsystems Used to be Called Novell

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The press makes a serious mistake about Novell's former CEO

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Interview with Non-Sun OpenOffice.org Contributor, Charles-H. Schulz

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Our new interview with an independent OpenOffice.org contributor

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Why “open source” misses the point of Free Software

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"25 years after Stallman first set the GNU project in motion, what have these ideals achieved, and what can we do to ensure the future of free software? Linux Format spoke to him to find out..."

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Why is OpenOffice "profoundly sick"?

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OpenOffice.org developer and Novell employee Michael Meeks calls OpenOffice "profoundly sick" and chides Sun for retaining too much control over the project for its own good. He's right, and here's why.

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Sun Responds — Gently — to Novell’s OpenOffice.org FUD

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Sun explains the importance of quality assurance in OpenOffice.org

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Yet Another Reason to avoid Proprietary Cloud Computing

http://egov-india.blogspot.com

"Richard Stallman, Founder of GNU Project and Free Software Foundation, inaugurated the Centre for Excellence in E-governance in Department of Management Studies,Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi on Thursday, December 18, 2008 as part of 6th International Conference on E-governance (December 18-20, 2008)..." --

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OpenSolaris now on Toshiba laptops

http://www.zdnet.com.au

Sun has reached an agreement with Toshiba to pre-install the OpenSolaris operating system on Toshiba laptops.

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The cost of free

http://www.ruminationsonthedigitalrealm.org

Furious! This describes the response of a portion of the Dutch free and open source afficionados when hearing about the idea that OpenOffice.org might get advertisements as part of the binary package. Jonathan Schwartz (Sun Microsystems), who launched the idea on his weblog (and already retracted it), was aware the idea could cause a furor.

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