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Sun looks for new direction for Network.com

Company appears to have put its pioneering grid-computing effort on hold until it gets an idea of how to resurrect it.

By December 9, 2008


Could this be the underwater hotel that actually happens?

Every now and again, we hear about highly ambitious plans for an underwater hotel. Could Dubai's Water Discus be the one?

By January 29, 2013


Roger McNamee: Apps will rescue Web from Google

At a Silicon Valley conference, the often-hyperbolic Roger McNamee explains how the app experience spells danger to indexed search. And by that he means Google.

By July 28, 2011


Weekly Utilities Update: Data Rescue, Cocoa Packet Analyzer, MacKeeper, more...

Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week.

By April 13, 2010


Oracle signals change of tone about cloud

Even as Oracle kills off the critically acclaimed Sun cloud offering, it prepares a PR blitz to proclaim its cloud strategy: the software arms dealer to the cloud-computing stars.

By February 5, 2010


Oracle buys integration challenge along with Sun

Acquiring Sun would gives Oracle a powerful injection of new technology, but the sales pitch of integrated hardware and software has fallen on deaf ears so far.

By April 20, 2009


Spoofing Gartner's Magic Quadrants

Zack Urlocker, a Sun Microsystems executive, posts a comic take on research firm Gartner's "visual snapshots of a markets direction" on blog Valley of the Geeks.

By January 16, 2009


Can Sun rise to the cloud-computing challenge?

As Sun proclaims that it's "gonna do somethin'," the cloud community is reminded of the incredible DNA of this engineering icon--and challenges it faces in executing.

By December 16, 2008


Sun preps Flash-based servers, storage for '09

Sources say the company is aiming for a first-quarter debut, hoping for major performance boost.

By December 9, 2008


Sun restructures, lays off up to 6,000

Company will realign its software organization into new business groups with a focus on open source and new market sectors.

By November 14, 2008