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August 16, 2010 by

Why software patents are a joke, literally

A former Sun/Oracle employee admits that developers created patents in a contest to see who could get the goofiest patent through the system. Now Oracle is using patents from the same folks as the basis for its lawsuit against Google.

March 10, 2010 by

Ex-Sun CEO: Apple, MS threatened IP lawsuits

Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's CEO who left when Oracle bought the company, has started a blog called What I Couldn't Say. He promises revelations from behind the corporate firewall from his time running Sun, and one of his first posts certainly delivers.

August 8, 2008 by

Pravda, Sutor, and IBM Linux

I've just read a Linuxworldpresentation, by IBM's Bob Sutor, that left me frothing - it's slyly anti-Sun and, I think, just as fundamentally counter-productive and wrong-headed as their collective response to SCO.

September 19, 2007 by

SCO, it was good to know ya... you coulda been so much more

I read with interest this morning a story in ComputerWorld (more like an obituary) about how SCO said in its most recent SEC filing that there is "substantial doubt" that it will survive. In addition to the meltdown of its lawsuit against IBM, the filing cites its depleted cash position and entry into Chapter 11 as its major woes.

September 5, 2007 by

When independent advice isn't

Tony Byrne of CMS Watch has commented on a story from Wired about a Federal Government lawsuit against Accenture, Sun, and HP. The suit alleges that Accenture defrauded the government of millions of dollars by taking kickbacks and rebates on massive government IT projects.


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