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Google: Oracle, Sun blew it on a Java smartphone

The crux of Google's argument: Oracle and Sun failed to monetize Java on the mobile front and now Oracle is trying to use the courts to achieve what they couldn't do in the marketplace.

By April 18, 2012


Oracle-Sun versus commodity hardware

Can Oracle-Sun be successful in an age of "good enough" hardware? Or will the company pull the ripcord on the hardware business in the near future?

By January 31, 2010


Oracle's Sun strategy: What to expect

Larry Ellison is hosting a five-hour event with analysts today to lay out the grand vision for Sun.

By January 27, 2010


Oracle-Sun deal gets EU approval, finally

After intense antitrust investigation focused on the MySQL database, the European Commission gives an official OK for Oracle to acquire Sun Microsystems.

By January 21, 2010


EU poised to approve Oracle-Sun deal

Though regulators have until late January to make their decision, sources close to both companies say they expect approval this week.

By January 18, 2010


EU hearing on Oracle-Sun set for Dec. 10

Oracle is set to meet with European Commission regulators to make its case for its acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

By November 26, 2009


Mickos letter to EU: Approve Oracle-Sun deal

The full text of Mårten Mickos' letter to European Commissioner for Competition, Neelie Kroes, encouraging the approval of Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

By October 8, 2009


EU to investigate Oracle-Sun deal

Regulators opens antitrust probe into pending merger, citing concerns that the deal may hinder competition in the database market.

By September 3, 2009


Justice Dept. approves Oracle's Sun buy

With the federal government giving its nod, the biggest remaining hurdle is getting the OK from the European Commission.

By August 20, 2009


DOJ extends investigation into Oracle-Sun deal

The Department of Justice wants more time to consider Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems, but Oracle is confident the deal will still go through without problem.

By June 27, 2009