After weeks of speculation of IBM buying out Sun, which failed to produce a result, today Oracle have swept in and bought Sun. The deal is valued at approximately $7.4 billion, or $5.6 billion net of Sun’s cash and debt, with Oracle buying Sun at $9.50 per share.
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Effort will help users connect with social circles while at other Web sites
The alliance, unveiled late Monday in Paris, builds upon MySpace's seven-month-old effort to make it easier for the 127 million worldwide users of its online hangout to connect with their social circles while they're at other Internet destinations.
ViaSat has signed a deal to put a broadband Internet satellite into orbit around the United States in the first part of 2011
You may have been hearing about a new U.S. broadband Internet satellite for some time now, but new information has just been released and I'm here to tell you all about it today! According to PC World, a California satellite technology provider, ViaSat, has signed a deal to put a broadband Internet satellite into orbit around the United States in the first part of 2011.
The company is working on tiny sensors that can capture energy from sources such as sunlight and body heat. In the future, such energy could be used to power personal electronic devices such as cell phones.
"The technology of the super multi-layer read-only disc is based on Blu-ray Disc (BD) with a breakthrough in material of reflective layers, according to Pioneer High Fidelity Taiwan. The specifications of the pick-up head (PUH) of the disc is the same as those for the PUH of blank BD discs, and therefore the Pioneer discs can be read on BD players, the company said."
Pioneer says the development plans are to create these super read-only discs in 2008-2010, rewritable discs in 2010-2012, and 1 TB discs in 2013.
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