The software maker tries to use the testimony of Sun co-founder Scott McNealy to essentially nullify everything said by former CEO Jonathan Schwartz earlier in the day.
The former Sun CEO is behind Wayin, which is presenting "games of life," or real-time polls on an infinite number of topics. Company says it has the most powerful popular sentiment-gathering engine ever.
Though quiet after Oracle acquired Sun, the company he co-founded, McNealy is back in the saddle again. He's chairman of start-up WayIn and delivering one-liners over Twitter.
Mike Schmitz's name was initially misspelled in this post.
Signing off after 28 years leading the company he helped found, Scott McNealy says he's come to grips with Sun becoming part of Oracle.
This story gave an incorrect date for the European Commission's approval of the Sun-Oracle deal. The EC gave the go-ahead for the acquisition last week.
I thought it was the Incans who created open source. Turns out it was Scott McNealy!
Since turning over the reins to Jonathan Schwartz in April 2006, Sun has picked itself off the floor, staging one of the more improbable corporate comebacks in recent Silicon Valley history.
OracleWorld in San Francisco, Sun CEO Scott McNealy expounds on the value of R&D and looks ahead to a project that Sun expects to be the differentiator in the server market.
At OracleWorld in San Francisco, Sun CEO Scott McNealy takes on the competition, touting Java, open-source systems and upcoming low-cost infrastructure software announcements.