Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Apr 2012 22:11 UTC
Oracle and SUN "Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said the software maker had considered building its own smartphone to compete with Apple and Google but decided it was a 'bad idea' after a weeks-long cost and market analysis. As part of that exhaustive internal analysis, he said, Oracle had pondered at one point buying Blackberry-maker RIM and Palm." So, Larry (likely after consulting with his best friend Jobs) decided to try to extort money from Google instead - which isn't working out either. Did you analyse that, too, Larry?
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RE: Oracle acquisitions
by 1c3d0g on Wed 18th Apr 2012 01:01 UTC in reply to "Oracle acquisitions"
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Micro$oft. Now that would be an epic battle of the titans! Say what you want, but in that instance, I'm on Microsoft's side, as Oracle f*cked up more than a couple of good software companies.

Besides, Ellison is a prick, and his arrogant attitude is almost as bad as Jobs.

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