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[4]: why not?
by Macrat on Wed 18th Mar 2009 17:53 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: why not?"
Macrat
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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.


That is still much less than 1% of Sun's revenues.

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