Several teams of scientists, including IBM Research, have announced a collaboration to develop an affordable solar array capable of concentrating the captured energy by 2000.
NetApp's patent suit against Sun Microsystems could pose a challenging hurdle for Sun in its reported merger talks with IBM, reports American Lawyer's AM Law.com site.
IBM says its Linux business is strong and growing thanks to the customer concern over the future of Sun Solaris.
It's unlikely that Sun would have much to teach Big Blue. CEO Schwartz reveals the company's open-source playbook--one that IBM already knows by heart.
roundup What an IBM acquisition of Sun Microsystems would mean for the companies, cloud computing, and the technology landscape.
Sun Microsystems rejects IBM's formal buyout bid on Saturday and terminates Big Blue's right to exclusive negotiations, prompting IBM to withdraw its offer, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Following the EU's approval of Oracle's acquisition of Sun this week, Sun chief Jonathan Schwartz sent a not-so-subliminal e-mail to employees.
Speaking to reporters in Moscow, Microsoft's CEO said he'll have to ponder this one. Also, a source says that IBM was still interested in Sun and was blindsided by Oracle.
Company is reportedly willing to resume takeover talks with IBM if Big Blue will commit to closing the deal.
In the grand scheme of things, Sun would be small potatoes for Big Blue. For Sun, the failure of the IBM-Sun talks was huge.