JAVA

What Corporate Computing Could Soon Look Like

Enterprise computing and consumer electronics are starting to converge. Special-use devices with integrated software, memory and storage are set to take off -- perhaps led by database giant Oracle, which now owns the Java programming language.

EU Approves $7.4 Billion Oracle-Sun Merger

The European Union has spoken. The EU's support of Oracle Corp.'s $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems Thursday didn't come as a big surprise but it is no doubt a key moment for the industry -- especially for Sun, the fourth largest maker of server computers.

Sun cuts 3,000 jobs in slap at EU

Several weeks ago, Oracle (ORCL) said that Sun Microsystems (JAVA), which it is in the process of buying, is losing $100 million a month due to EU...