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Facebook Buys Former Sun Site for New Headquarters

Social networking giant Facebook announced Tuesday it's moving its headquarters into the old digs of server and storage maker Sun Microsystems in Santa Clara, Calif. With the relocation from Palo Alto, Calif., Facebook will snag 57 acres and nine buildings that offer roughly 1 million square feet.

Oracle Sues Micron, Other Chip-Makers for Price-Fixing

Oracle has slapped Micron Technology, Samsung, Hynix, Infineon and other chip-makers with a price-fixing lawsuit, a follow-up to the $173 million antitrust settlement that those companies and others reached with state attorneys generals regarding similar allegations several months back.

Cisco, Westcon to Pay $48 Million for Cheating U.S.

Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Westcon Group North America agreed to pay $48 million to settle charges they paid kickbacks and referral fees to win government business, and then recouped those costs and more by overcharging the government for their services.

HP Sues Ex-CEO Mark Hurd Over New Oracle Job

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is suing its former chief executive, Mark Hurd, after news that he will be taking the post of co-president at competitor Oracle (ORCL). HP alleges that Hurd could end up violating confidentiality agreements by accepting the position.

The 25 Companies That Cut 700,000 Jobs

Since the recession began, more than 8 million Americans have lost their jobs. But perhaps even more surprising is the small number of companies that are responsible for laying off such a large percentage of today's unemployed workers.

Sybase Will Help SAP in Its War with Oracle

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delights in taunting rival SAP, but German enterprise software giant SAP stands to be a stronger competitor with its $5.8 billion deal for software maker Sybase.

With Sun, Oracle Bets on a New Strategy

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's Jan. 27 webcast announcing the completion of the Sun acquisition got overwhelmed by iPad-mania the same day. So much so, that it appeared as if Oracle had made a rare publicity blunder. But maybe not.

Oracle Doubles Down on Sun Bet with Hiring Spree

The conventional wisdom was that Oracle would cut jobs when it finally completed its buy-out of Sun Microsystems. But Oracle's offbeat founder Larry Ellison is flouting convention again, instead announcing plans to hire 2,000 people to create and market large computer systems.

Stocks in the news: MBIA, Tyco, Beazer

MBIA (MBI) shares dropped over 13% ahead of the bell after the bond insurer reported Monday heavier losses in its insurance business than expected....

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...