The tale of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp. is one of intrigue, executive wrangling and even allusions to castration, according to two authors who penned books on the topic and discussed their viewpoints last recently.
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Sun Microsystems has crossed the million download mark for its peer-to-peer (P2P) platform known as Jxta and is seeing early signs of the technology making its way into customers' applications, the company says.
Microsoft Corp. does not expect to appeal a ruling handed down Friday by a U.S. judge in its antitrust case, according to the company's top executive.
Sun Microsystems will lay off close to 11% of its workforce, as the company continues to be punished by a slowdown in technology spending, Sun said yesterday in its earnings report for its first fiscal quarter of 2003.
Sun Microsystems Inc. has yet to respond to a challenge from a group of its users made earlier this week, calling for a public debate about the future of the Solaris operating systems on Intel Corp. chips.
A US federal judge last week threw out the claim by British Telecommunications (BT) that Prodigy Communications violated a patent on hyperlinking, the technology that connects data on the web via highlighted object links.
Sun Microsystems has a knack for being the life of the party.
Sun Microsystems Inc. will announce its controversial Linux server, code-named Big Bear, this August at the LinuxWorld conference, showing a dual-processor system that runs on chips from rival Intel Corp., according to sources familiar with the company's plans.
A confident Michael Capellas, chairman and chief executive officer of Compaq Computer Corp., said Thursday that his company's merger with Hewlett-Packard Co. could receive an unexpected financial boost as the combined company thins the ranks of its component suppliers and uses size to increase its competitiveness.
One of the most vocal opponents of Hewlett-Packard's proposed acquisition of Compaq attempted to assure shareholders Tuesday that voting against the deal would not bring chaos to the upper ranks of HP's management.
Microsoft Corp. issued a "critical" security alert Monday for its Java virtual machine (JVM), saying a flaw in the product could let hackers view users' information while they surf the Web.
Sun Microsystems Inc. Tuesday said it will not support chips from Intel Corp. with the release of its Solaris 9 operating system this year, as the hardware maker looks to cut costs in a tough economic climate.
HP blames confusion on information it filed with SEC early last week
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Struggling online music distributor Napster Inc. signed a preliminary agreement with a group representing U.S. songwriters and music publishers Monday that should end some litigation pending against it and provide songwriters with a cut of Napster's revenue when it launches a fee-based service later this year.
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