In what seems to be a rather bizarre marriage, Oracle will snap up Sun for approximately $7 billion after IBM declined to up their bid. Oracle is primarily a software company and this will be a huge foray into hardware for them, although they will get Sun’s operating systems, Java and other software assets. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Oracle to buy Sun Microsystems
IBM may buy Sun Microsystems in what may be a $7 billion deal. Apparently, IBM is offering $10/share which at the time the news came out was more than twice Sun’s then stock price. IBM would be purchasing a fellow hardware and software vendor, and there is a decent amount of discussion and speculation as… Continue reading IBM may buy Sun Microsystems
Gmail 2.0 for mobile phones, particularly Blackberry and phones with Java (J2ME), is here. What’s new? Better performance, multiple account support, keyboard shortcuts and best of all, offline support. Good intro video. Download from m.google.com/mail in your mobile browser.