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oracle-sun merger


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


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


Sun shareholders approve Oracle merger

Investors OK the $7.4 billion deal, but acquisition still faces scrutiny by the Justice Department. Java licensing said to be the sticking point.

By July 16, 2009


McNealy's bittersweet memo bids good-bye to Sun

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.

By January 26, 2010


MySQL co-founder: Oracle should sell it

Michael "Monty" Widenius says the European Commission is right to be concerned about the Oracle-Sun merger and urges Oracle to sell MySQL to settle antitrust issues.

By October 21, 2009


Report: Oracle not yielding to EU with Sun buy

Oracle is playing hardball with European regulators concerned about its acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

By November 3, 2009