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  • Microsoft won't stop .Net on Android

    Oracle's patent and copyright lawsuit against Google for its use of Java in Android won't be repeated by Microsoft if .Net is used on the Linux-based mobile operating system instead.

  • Oracle to lay off more Sun workers

    Oracle is making further job cuts related to its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, primarily in Europe and Asia, the company said in a regulatory filing Friday.

  • Oracle-Sun merger foes head East

    With the European Commission seen as virtually certain to approve Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems in just a week, those campaigning to prevent the deal encompassing Sun's MySQL database unit have shifted their efforts to regulators in Russia and China.

  • Oracle earnings jump 15 percent in Q2

    Oracle on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $0.29 per share, a rise of 15 percent over the same period last year. Total revenues rose 4 percent to $5.9 billion and net income jumped 12 percent to $1.5 billion.

Features about Oracle-Sun merger
  • Top 10 technology stories of 2009

    The Great Recession cast a shadow on all sectors of the economy in 2009. IT fared better than most, however, and the slump did not curb the dynamic nature of the industry. Acquisitions among big vendors continued to reshape the market, operating-system wars extended to mobile battlefields, microblogging became a powerful source of real-time information, and the take-up of small, 'Net-connected devices was stronger than ever. Here, in no particular order, is the IDG News Service's pick of the top 10 technology stories of 2009.

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