Oracle buys Sun
The WSJ reports that Oracle has bought Sun for $7.4 billion, after Sun’s negotiations with IBM fell through last week.
Previously : Cartoon : IBM to buy Sun ?
Sun’s come a long way – from being a workstation startup seeded @ Stanford University (SUN = Stanford University Network) to almost buying Apple to being bought over by an enterprise software company.
It’s quite sad to see the Sun logo go. Designed by Stanford professor Vaughan Pratt, the Sun logo is , IMHO, one of the most intricately beautiful corporate logos ever made.
The cartoon ‘Oracle buys Sun’ by Jai Iyer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License. (You’re free to use/distribute it as long as you give the author credit.)
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