“Technical muscle and a history of innovation made Sun a Silicon Valley standard-bearer. It also blinded famously combative Scott McNealy to the coming Linux wars. Now he’s fighting to survive.” Read the article at Wired.Elsewhere, Sun Microsystems’ computing gear will be at the heart of a transformation under which HBO and 14 other networks will retire their tape-based broadcasting equipment. SilliconValley is wondering about Java: Popular, but how profitable? eWEEK says that Sun is wasting no time prepping to take advantage of any potential customer fallout from the looming battle between the SCO Group and IBM over Big Blue’s license for AIX, its Unix operating system.