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TheStreet.com
IBM bets on next-gen technologies as it tries to stave off rivalsin the sector, RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani wrote in a note last
IBM bets on next-gen technologies as it tries to stave off rivals
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 hours ago
in the sector, RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani wrote in a note last month. For example, Oracle bought Sun Microsystems in 2010 for $7.4 billion, Dell purchased Perot Systems in 2009 for $3.9 billion and Xerox acquired ACS for... Read more
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Gamasutra
Eonite Perception Raises $5.25 Million in Equity Funding to Take its 3D Mapping and Tracking Technology to VR and Other MarketsSignia Venture Partners, Presence Capital, The VR Fund, Rising Tide, CLI Ventur
Eonite Perception Raises $5.25 Million in Equity Funding to Take its 3D Mapping and Tracking Technology to VR and Other Markets
Gamasutra / Posted 9 hours ago
Signia Venture Partners, Presence Capital, The VR Fund, Rising Tide, CLI Ventures, Andy Bechtolsheim (co-founder of Sun Microsystems and current founder, Chief Development Officer and Chairman of Arista Networks), Amr Awadallah (Founder and... Read more
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Fortune
Microsoft Wants SharePoint to Be More Likableinclination to do that. For them, SharePoint can be an underused piece of softw
Microsoft Wants SharePoint to Be More Likable
Fortune / Posted yesterday
inclination to do that. For them, SharePoint can be an underused piece of software. SharePoint—to steal a term that former Sun Microsystems chief executive (and Microsoft rival) Scott McNealy used to describe Microsoft Windows—can be a bit of a... Read more
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Fortune
Scott McNealy’s Marketing Startup Buys British Rival, Replaces Him as CEOshould do after a promotion is find his or her replacement. Scott McNealy bough
Scott McNealy’s Marketing Startup Buys British Rival, Replaces Him as CEO
Fortune / Posted yesterday
should do after a promotion is find his or her replacement. Scott McNealy bought one instead. Last spring, the Sun Microsystems co-founder made headlines by abruptly stepping up as CEO of social marketing company Wayin, which he... Read more
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TechCrunch
Scott McNealy’s Wayin acquires UK marketing platform EngageSciencesyear and got “close to break even”. The deal is of interest in part because Wa
Scott McNealy’s Wayin acquires UK marketing platform EngageSciences
TechCrunch / Posted yesterday
year and got “close to break even”. The deal is of interest in part because Wayin was co­founded in 2011 by cofounder of Sun Microsystems Scott McNealy, who steps down as CEO of Wayin to become Executive Chairman of the Board, while... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
There’s a new thing called ‘fog computing’ and no, we’re not joking (CSCO)but the general concept isn't. It used to be called "distributed computing." Y
There’s a new thing called ‘fog computing’ and no, we’re not joking (CSCO)
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
but the general concept isn't. It used to be called "distributed computing." Years ago, the now defunct company called Sun Microsystems even had a slogan "the network is the computer." (Oracle bought Sun in 2010.) When you talk to anyone in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
There’s a new thing called ‘fog computing’ and no, we’re not joking (CSCO)but the general concept isn't. It used to be called "distributed computing." Y
There’s a new thing called ‘fog computing’ and no, we’re not joking (CSCO)
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
but the general concept isn't. It used to be called "distributed computing." Years ago, the now defunct company called Sun Microsystems even had a slogan "the network is the computer." (Oracle bought Sun in 2010.) When you talk to anyone in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
There’s a new thing called ‘fog computing’ and no, we’re not joking (CSCO)but the general concept isn't. It used to be called "distributed computing." Y
There’s a new thing called ‘fog computing’ and no, we’re not joking (CSCO)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
but the general concept isn't. It used to be called "distributed computing." Years ago, the now defunct company called Sun Microsystems even had a slogan "the network is the computer." (Oracle bought Sun in 2010.) When you talk to anyone in... Read more
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CNBC
10 Apple innovations that changed the world — or may yetthe stasis that turned onetime growth giants as old as General Electric and Wal
10 Apple innovations that changed the world — or may yet
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
the stasis that turned onetime growth giants as old as General Electric and Wal-Mart into slower-growth value stocks and reduced one-time stars, like Sun Microsystems, to cheap merger bait. — By Tim Mullaney, special to CNBC.com Posted 29 April 2... Read more
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The Register
Nearly two billion in the bank and yet this VC is slowly losing his beach-closing effortagainst the billionaire. In a 3-0 ruling, a San Francisco appeals court reinst
Nearly two billion in the bank and yet this VC is slowly losing his beach-closing effort
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
against the billionaire. In a 3-0 ruling, a San Francisco appeals court reinstated part of a lawsuit brought against the Sun Microsystems co-founder that will now allow lawyers to argue that the land's former owners had granted a public right of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Court opens the door for possible access to Martins Beachtrial was needed to resolve disputed factual questions. The Deeneys sold nearl
Court opens the door for possible access to Martins Beach
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
trial was needed to resolve disputed factual questions. The Deeneys sold nearly 90 acres of land to Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, for $32.5 million in 2008. He shut the public access gate in September 2010, citing the cost of maintenance... Read more
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Computer Business Review
10 of the most successful women in UK technology on influence, leadership, equality and being digital role modelsfrom the British Treasury, Eileen Burbidge's CV reads like the who's who of tec
10 of the most successful women in UK technology on influence, leadership, equality and being digital role models
Computer Business Review / Posted 9 days ago
from the British Treasury, Eileen Burbidge's CV reads like the who's who of technology with the likes of Apple, Skype, and Sun Microsystems. With Prime Minister David Cameron hailing her 'knowledge and experience of the digital landscape', Burbidge... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why Silicon Valley venture capital firms are funding online retailers like Dollar Shave Clubpotential for profound change. Fail to do that and you're just an ordinary capi
Why Silicon Valley venture capital firms are funding online retailers like Dollar Shave Club
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
potential for profound change. Fail to do that and you're just an ordinary capitalist, not a venture capitalist. Consider Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla, who later formed Khosla Ventures. His firm was an early investor in $1 billion... Read more
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Business Standard India
Facebook aims to bring down tech prices, eyeing expansionbottom line. This sort of enlightened self-interest sounds simple, but its imp
Facebook aims to bring down tech prices, eyeing expansion
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
bottom line. This sort of enlightened self-interest sounds simple, but its impact has been dramatic. In 2000, for example, Sun Microsystems was worth $110 billion thanks to demand for its computer servers and workstations. A decade later the... Read more
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The Register
A perfect marriage: YOU and Ubuntu 16.04capabilities, both of which would be handy on the server and desktop. ZFS is t
A perfect marriage: YOU and Ubuntu 16.04
The Register / Posted 10 days ago
capabilities, both of which would be handy on the server and desktop. ZFS is the file and volume manager from the former Sun Microsystems’ Solaris Unix as released under a Sun licence to open source and which ultimately became OpenZFS. Enter... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Why Silicon Valley VC firms fund online retailers like Dollar Shave Clubpotential for profound change. Fail to do that and you’re just an ordinary capi
Why Silicon Valley VC firms fund online retailers like Dollar Shave Club
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
potential for profound change. Fail to do that and you’re just an ordinary capitalist, not a venture capitalist. Consider Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla, who later formed Khosla Ventures. His firm was an early investor in $1 billion... Read more
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Fortune
Here's What Still Bugs Some People About the Dell-EMC Dmore revenue to make this transaction profitable. Given past history of tech me
Here's What Still Bugs Some People About the Dell-EMC D
Fortune / Posted 14 days ago
more revenue to make this transaction profitable. Given past history of tech mega-acquisitions, Oracle’s orcl $7.4 billion Sun Microsystems deal in 2010 being a good example, that’s really hard to pull off. In terms of EMC’s cost structure... Read more
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Computer Technology Review
WWPI – Covering the best in IT since 1980 » Blog Archive » Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.04 LTS featuring ‘snap’ package format, LXD pure-container hypervisorautomatic filesystem repair, and data compression. ZFS-on-Linux is a mature fil
WWPI – Covering the best in IT since 1980 » Blog Archive » Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.04 LTS featuring ‘snap’ package format, LXD pure-container hypervisor
Computer Technology Review / Posted 14 days ago
automatic filesystem repair, and data compression. ZFS-on-Linux is a mature filesystem based on work published by Sun Microsystems under a free software license nearly a decade ago, and which is widely used in cloud and container... Read more
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Computer Business Review
8 of the biggest European antitrust fines imposed on tech firms for business practices1. Microsoft Year: 2004-2008 Initial fine: €497.2 million Added: €860 millio
8 of the biggest European antitrust fines imposed on tech firms for business practices
Computer Business Review / Posted 14 days ago
1. Microsoft Year: 2004-2008 Initial fine: €497.2 million Added: €860 million The dispute began with a case brought by Sun Microsystems in 1998, with Sun complaining that Microsoft was abusing its dominant position in the PC market by refusing to... Read more
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ServerWatch
Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux Gets Snappysystem to enable applications. Ubuntu 16.04 will also support the ZFS (zettaby
Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux Gets Snappy
ServerWatch / Posted 14 days ago
system to enable applications. Ubuntu 16.04 will also support the ZFS (zettabyte file system) that was first developed by Sun Microsystems for use with Solaris Unix. ZFS has also been integrated with the FreeBSD operating system and has been... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Canonical delivers Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with OpenStack Mitakain an OpenStack cloud based on Ubuntu. The first of these is the ZFS file syst
Canonical delivers Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with OpenStack Mitaka
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 15 days ago
in an OpenStack cloud based on Ubuntu. The first of these is the ZFS file system, which was actually developed by Sun Microsystems for the Solaris Unix platform. This offers capabilities including a high level of data integrity, data... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
I worked at a tech startup for a year. I didn't get rich, but I loved it anywayto start the company. And it had raised at least $35 million in funding, with l
I worked at a tech startup for a year. I didn't get rich, but I loved it anyway
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
to start the company. And it had raised at least $35 million in funding, with legendary Silicon Valley investors like Sun Microsystems cofounders Scott McNealy and Andy Bechtolsheim. Better yet, Kemp himself recruited me to the company — I... Read more
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Connecticut Post
I worked at a tech startup for a year. I didn't get rich, but I loved it anywayto start the company. And it had raised at least $35 million in funding, with l
I worked at a tech startup for a year. I didn't get rich, but I loved it anyway
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
to start the company. And it had raised at least $35 million in funding, with legendary Silicon Valley investors like Sun Microsystems cofounders Scott McNealy and Andy Bechtolsheim. Better yet, Kemp himself recruited me to the company — I... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
I worked at a tech startup for a year. I didn't get rich, but I loved it anywayto start the company. And it had raised at least $35 million in funding, with l
I worked at a tech startup for a year. I didn't get rich, but I loved it anyway
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
to start the company. And it had raised at least $35 million in funding, with legendary Silicon Valley investors like Sun Microsystems cofounders Scott McNealy and Andy Bechtolsheim. Better yet, Kemp himself recruited me to the company — I... Read more
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The Register
CEO meeting fails to resolve Oracle-versus-Google java casebillion worth of Oracle's intellectual property. Google crafted Android before
CEO meeting fails to resolve Oracle-versus-Google java case
The Register / Posted 17 days ago
billion worth of Oracle's intellectual property. Google crafted Android before it was Alphabet and before Oracle bought Sun Microsystems. Once that deal was complete and Big Red owned the Java APIs that Google uses in Android, it kicked off the... Read more
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heraldscotland
West Lothian boxer helps IT business fight its cornerWe started out as a computer rentals business (CRS), moving towards an IT resel
West Lothian boxer helps IT business fight its corner
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
We started out as a computer rentals business (CRS), moving towards an IT reseller model in 1993 as a stockist for Sun Microsystems and Digital as the cost of IT equipment became more affordable. We've continued to develop and grow our... Read more
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Calcutta News
Oracle fails to settle Android operating system lawsuit with GoogleGoogle and crushing Java’s chance of success in smartphones, tablets and other
Oracle fails to settle Android operating system lawsuit with Google
Calcutta News / Posted 19 days ago
Google and crushing Java’s chance of success in smartphones, tablets and other products. Java was developed by tech firm Sun Microsystems which was acquired by Oracle in 2010. Reports said that Google on the other hand has denied any wrongdoing.... Read more
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The Hindu
Google, Oracle CEOs meet but fail to settle lawsuitGoogle and crushing Java’s chance of success in smartphones, tablets and other
Google, Oracle CEOs meet but fail to settle lawsuit
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
Google and crushing Java’s chance of success in smartphones, tablets and other products. Java was developed by tech firm Sun Microsystems which was acquired by Oracle in 2010. Meanwhile, Google denies any wrongdoing. It argues that its use of... Read more
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New Kerala
Google, Oracle CEOs meet but fail to settle lawsuit - newkerala.com #50300Google and crushing Java's chance of success in smartphones, tablets and other
Google, Oracle CEOs meet but fail to settle lawsuit - newkerala.com #50300
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
Google and crushing Java's chance of success in smartphones, tablets and other products. Java was developed by tech firm Sun Microsystems which was acquired by Oracle in 2010. Meanwhile, Google denies any wrongdoing. It argues that its use of... Read more
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Wired News
The time Steve Jobs was offered a hit of LSD at a Dead showGilmore, another founding Cygnus partner, is an equally libertarian Silicon Val
The time Steve Jobs was offered a hit of LSD at a Dead show
Wired News / Posted 19 days ago
Gilmore, another founding Cygnus partner, is an equally libertarian Silicon Valley Dead freak and employee number five at Sun Microsystems. He comes with his own legendary maxims: “The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.”... Read more
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International Business Times
Google vs Oracle: Trial in May as talks fail over Big Red seeking billions for use of Java in Android sales too in his calculations. Interestingly, Java, which is at the heart of t
Google vs Oracle: Trial in May as talks fail over Big Red seeking billions for use of Java in Android
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
sales too in his calculations. Interestingly, Java, which is at the heart of the discussion, was originally developed by Sun Microsystems starting 1991.Google had previously negotiated with Sun about possible partnership and licensing deals for... Read more
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FOX News
Trump does reset on delegatesSome longtime Democratic donors have been quiet so far, including trial lawyer
Trump does reset on delegates
FOX News / Posted 20 days ago
Some longtime Democratic donors have been quiet so far, including trial lawyer and Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos, Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla, and former San Francisco Giants CEO Bill Neukom. [Dem delegate count: Clinton... Read more
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Business Wire
Sonia Syngal Appointed to Lead Old Navy’s Next Phase of Growthfor four years. Prior to joining Gap Inc., Syngal had a successful career in Fo
Sonia Syngal Appointed to Lead Old Navy’s Next Phase of Growth
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
for four years. Prior to joining Gap Inc., Syngal had a successful career in Fortune 500 companies having spent 10 years at Sun Microsystems and six years at Ford Motor Company. Jill Stanton, who served as interim leader for Old Navy, will serve as... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
The creators of Linux’s I/O stack just raised $40M for their new storage startuphas managed to snag several paying customers in the run-up to its funding annou
The creators of Linux’s I/O stack just raised $40M for their new storage startup
SiliconANGLE / Posted 23 days ago
has managed to snag several paying customers in the run-up to its funding announcement this morning. Khosla Ventures, Sun Microsystems Inc. co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim and the other big-name investors who contributed to the round seem to... Read more
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Business Wire
Brooke Seawell Joins Malwarebytes Board of Directorsstrategic acquisitions including CoWare (acquired by Synopsys), Informatica (ac
Brooke Seawell Joins Malwarebytes Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
strategic acquisitions including CoWare (acquired by Synopsys), Informatica (acquired by Permira), NetDynamics (acquired by Sun Microsystems) and TimesTen (acquired by Oracle). Seawell has extensive finance experience with his current role as... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Gladwin's $1.3 billion Cleversafe win could change the face of Chicago techwho twice relinquished the CEO job, most recently in 2013 to former IBM sales e
Gladwin's $1.3 billion Cleversafe win could change the face of Chicago tech
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 26 days ago
who twice relinquished the CEO job, most recently in 2013 to former IBM sales executive John Morris, who was recommended by Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy and who closed the sale to IBM. While Gladwin, an MIT-trained engineer, is a... Read more
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Namibia Economist
How to win friends and influence peopleheart of Silicon Valley. The imposing sign is crafted from that of a former occ
How to win friends and influence people
Namibia Economist / Posted 27 days ago
heart of Silicon Valley. The imposing sign is crafted from that of a former occupant of the attractive corporate campus, Sun Microsystems, a once high-flying startup that crashed before Facebook moved there in 2011. When employees leave they can... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
5 world-changing computer science breakthroughs that started at universityfor the number represented by the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros. The followi
5 world-changing computer science breakthroughs that started at university
Asian Correspondent / Posted 30 days ago
for the number represented by the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros. The following year, the two received seed-funding from Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim who wrote a check for $100,000 to establish Google Inc. Fueled mostly by word... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
MariaDB adds OLAP support to transactional database engineand hired a new CEO in January. Created by the developers of MySQL after Oracle
MariaDB adds OLAP support to transactional database engine
SiliconANGLE / Posted 30 days ago
and hired a new CEO in January. Created by the developers of MySQL after Oracle acquired that software with its purchase of Sun Microsystems Inc. and changed the licensing terms, MariaDB has replaced MySQL in the open-source LAMP... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Oracle Ups Java Damages Demand to $9.3Bongoing operation of the Android platform and its applications; Absent Google'
Oracle Ups Java Damages Demand to $9.3B
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 30 days ago
ongoing operation of the Android platform and its applications; Absent Google's use of the allegedly infringed copyrights, Sun Microsystems would have generated significantly more licensing revenue, at least from its Java ME platform, and was... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Oracle Ups Java Damages Demand to $9.3Bongoing operation of the Android platform and its applications; Absent Google'
Oracle Ups Java Damages Demand to $9.3B
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 30 days ago
ongoing operation of the Android platform and its applications; Absent Google's use of the allegedly infringed copyrights, Sun Microsystems would have generated significantly more licensing revenue, at least from its Java ME platform, and was... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
April Fools' Day: Memorable pranks in Silicon Valleyhere are some of the more memorable April pranks from the high-tech gang in Sil
April Fools' Day: Memorable pranks in Silicon Valley
Oakland Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
here are some of the more memorable April pranks from the high-tech gang in Silicon Valley and across the country: A Sun Microsystems April Fools' Day prank from 1989: Pranksters from the hardware division, working between 4:30am and 9am,... Read more
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Entrpreneur
A Look Back at Apple as it Celebrates its 40th Anniversaryefforts again fell short, prompting him to seek buyout offers from far more suc
A Look Back at Apple as it Celebrates its 40th Anniversary
Entrpreneur / Posted 1 months ago
efforts again fell short, prompting him to seek buyout offers from far more successful companies, including IBM and Sun Microsystems. Before he was ousted in 1996 and replaced by CEO Gil Amelio, Spindler and his board offered companies Apple... Read more
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Fortune
A Look Back At 40 Years of Appleefforts again fell short, prompting him to seek buyout offers from far more suc
A Look Back At 40 Years of Apple
Fortune / Posted 1 months ago
efforts again fell short, prompting him to seek buyout offers from far more successful companies, including IBM and Sun Microsystems. Before he was ousted in 1996 and replaced by CEO Gil Amelio, Spindler and his board offered companies Apple... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft to invest $150 million in AppleDavis, editor of the Windows Watcher newsletter, said the real benefit for Micr
Microsoft to invest $150 million in Apple
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
Davis, editor of the Windows Watcher newsletter, said the real benefit for Microsoft is that it gains an ally against Sun Microsystems' Java programming language. "Apple has not been the bogeyman to Microsoft in a long time. They are more than... Read more
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Fortune
GE Could Have Acquired Apple for $2 Billion in 1996, Exec ClaimsIn 1995, Apple and IBM IBMheld talks about a possible acquisition. Spindler is
GE Could Have Acquired Apple for $2 Billion in 1996, Exec Claims
Fortune / Posted 1 months ago
In 1995, Apple and IBM IBMheld talks about a possible acquisition. Spindler is also said to have pitched an Apple buyout to Sun Microsystems and Philips, though those efforts fell apart. In the last 20 years, there’s been no word that GE and Welch... Read more
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Fortune
Google Says It Doesn’t Owe Oracle More Than $8 Billion in DamagesBloomberg reported. The multi-billion-dollar damages Oracle is seeking are wor
Google Says It Doesn’t Owe Oracle More Than $8 Billion in Damages
Fortune / Posted 1 months ago
Bloomberg reported. The multi-billion-dollar damages Oracle is seeking are worth even more than it cost the company to buy Sun Microsystems, which developed Java. The case heads to district court after Google’ petition to be heard by the Supreme... Read more
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CNET
Why Microsoft is wary of open sourceThe plan is a software-as-a-service initiative similar to plans from competitor
Why Microsoft is wary of open source
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
The plan is a software-as-a-service initiative similar to plans from competitors including Hewlett-Packard, IBM and Sun Microsystems. One of the cornerstones of .Net is HailStorm, which is built around the company's Passport authentication... Read more
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