Posts Tagged ‘oracle’

Oracle to Acquire Chipmakers. Analysts go Nuts

I found this after I came back from GTC, and it’s so absurd that I feel I have to debunk it.  During Oracle’s regular shareholders meeting, Larry Ellison went on the record with this remark: “You’re going to see us buying chip companies,” Ellison, 66, said yesterday at Oracle’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Acquiring […]

Oracle nixes free Sun GridEngine, goes 90-day trial

This bit of news only impacts a tiny portion of the readers here, but bears repeating.  As Oracle slowly works its way through the massive collection of Sun projects, they’ve been killing them off one by one.  First there were questions of how Oracle would treat open-source competitor MySQL, then the death of long-time open […]


A Sad Day for Virtual Worlds: and Wonderland

A sad day for virtual worlds as two worlds are winding down.  First off is an announcement from that while they are growing in membership, they are drastically declining in revenue.  Sadly, they’ve made the decision to close the doors on March 9th, less than 6 days from now. But, at the end of […]