Company appears to have put its pioneering grid-computing effort on hold until it gets an idea of how to resurrect it.
Every now and again, we hear about highly ambitious plans for an underwater hotel. Could Dubai's Water Discus be the one?
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.
Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sources say the company is aiming for a first-quarter debut, hoping for major performance boost.
Company will realign its software organization into new business groups with a focus on open source and new market sectors.