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[2]: Will OpenSolaris survive?
by mpxlbs on Wed 18th Mar 2009 12:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Will OpenSolaris survive?"
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Didn't Palm aquire BE and "killed" it?

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Palm and Be, Inc.
by s_groening on Wed 18th Mar 2009 13:09 in reply to "RE[2]: Will OpenSolaris survive?"
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Maybe BeOS but not BeIA, the internet appliances platform that Be had been developing.

If it wasn't for that, Be would have nothing to offer Palm at the time, I'm sure.

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RE: Palm and Be, Inc. - BeOS
by jabbotts on Wed 18th Mar 2009 13:41 in reply to "Palm and Be, Inc."
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I thought an inidan company had since or previously also gotten writes to develop BeOS.

Oh well, with Haiku, it's kind of a; "the King is dead, long live the King"

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