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Sun buys MySQL for $1 billion

http://www.linux.com

According to a post on the MySQL blog site last night, by MySQL's Vice President for Community Kaj Arno, Sun Microsystems plans to purchase MySQL AB, the commercial firm selling enterprise database products built atop the ubiquitous open source database which represents the M in the LAMP open source software stack.

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Sun acquires MySQLL

http://www.sun.com

"SANTA CLARA, CA January 16, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB..."

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Something new under the Sun

http://www.haaretz.com

Even the unadventurous Israeli education system may soon discover that there is (computerized) life after Microsoft. The country's schools will forgo Word and Windows in favor of parallel programs from Sun Microsystems. For the first time, the education system's tenders committee has authorized cooperation in principle with Sun, in a move that could undermine Microsoft's sovereignty in Israeli classrooms.

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Sun deploys Linux high performance cluster at Kuwait Oil Company

http://www.arabianbusiness.com

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has deployed a Linux-based High Performance Cluster from Sun Microsystems to run its reservoir simulation software, increase its processing power, and enable the company to take critical business decisions faster than ever before.

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FOSS folk who make us proud

http://www.itwire.com

Five days ago, three members of the free and open source software community finally heaved a sigh of relief and wiped the sweat from their brows after winning a battle they had waged for years.

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How open is Open enough?

http://linuxgeeksunited.blogspot.com

We have seen the signs that changes are happening. Not just specifically in the Linux world, but in Open Source, Open Standards and in the proprietary world as well.

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Sun Releases Open-Source PDF Renderer

http://www.infoq.com

Sun has released a new open-source project as part of SwingLabs: PDF Renderer, "a 100% Java PDF Renderer and Viewer." PDF Renderer can parse the Portable Document Format (PDF) from a file and display it, as an AWT image, in a panel, or using any Graphics2D implementation. It has been released under the LGPL license

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Sun sheds light on OpenOffice strategy

http://www.itnews.com.au

Sun Microsystems has vowed to make its free office suite every bit as good as its paid-for offering..

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Sun will offer back-line support for OpenOffice

http://www.linuxworld.com

Sun Microsystems on Monday plans to announce that it will provide support for the OpenOffice.org productivity software suite, citing a wave of momentum behind the open-source project.

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Sun fires a GPL3 warning shot

http://www.theinquirer.net

SUN IS NOW talking details about xVM, it's new family of VM related management products. There are some previews now, with more meaty bits to follow soon...xVM Ops Center is free to download, it is GPL'd of course

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Sun to dangle prize money over open-source efforts

http://www.linuxworld.com

Sun Microsystems on Wednesday will release details of a new award program meant to spur growth and activity within the company's open-source efforts, according to a post by Sun's open-source officer, Simon Phipps, on his corporate blog.

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Sun to Dangle Prize Money Over Open-Source Efforts

http://www.cio.com

Sun Microsystems will soon unveil a cash prize program for a number of open-source communities.

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UK mass tabloid newspaper discovers Linux!

http://www.thesun.co.uk

It's not often I get so excited about a gadget delivery that I keep my eyes peeled for the postman. But when I heard an ASUS EEE PC was on the way, I was desperate to get my hands on it and start tapping away....
So what's so special about it, I hear you ask. Well, where do I start?...

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Google and Sun may butt heads over Android

http://www.linuxworld.com

Google could be heading for a showdown with Sun over the way Android, Google's new mobile phone software platform, handles Java.

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Will the biggest clouds stay open source?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

All we know right now is that 2008 will be the “year of the cloud” and that right now Linux has a good chance of powering more of those clouds than anyone else.

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