Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Mar 2009 11:48 UTC, submitted by PLan
In the News In a move that would certainly shake up the computer industry quite a bit, IBM is reportedly in talks with Sun Microsystems about the possibility of IBM acquiring Sun. Sun is going through hard times at the moment, and has been actively looking for someone to be acquired by.
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RE[3]: why not?
by pantheraleo on Wed 18th Mar 2009 17:29 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: why not?"
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NO Value in Java.

It's a loss-leader. They spend a lot of money keeping that software up to date for what kind of revenue?

You obviously don't know much about Sun's Java operations do you... Sun makes quite a bit of money on Java in the form of support contracts and high end system integration gigs at companies like e-bay, GM, and The Vatican. And lets not forget about JavaME support contracts either.

Edited 2009-03-18 17:47 UTC

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