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...IBM's earnings; the timing of a restructuring at IBM partner Advanced Micro Devices Inc.; and the financials of Sun Microsystems Inc., whose books IBM was poring over this year as part of an acquisition bid. 'New York Times' will trim newsroom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/20/bus_552502.shtml
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...EU regulators slow Oracle-Sun merger SAN FRANCISCO --- Oracle Corp. figured its $7.4 billion buyout for Sun Microsystems Inc. could skate through antitrust scrutiny, folding Sun into a technology powerhouse when Sun badly needs the lifeline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/04/bus_546883.shtml
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...gasoline prices surged again and clothing costs jumped the most in nearly two decades. IBM Corp. is in talks to buy Sun Microsystems Inc. for at least $6.5 billion in cash, a person familiar with the negotiations confirmed Wednesday .

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/19/bus_515124.shtml
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Techbits: Mitnick felled, New Wikis and more

...data, causing millions of dollars in damage to such companies as Motorola Inc., Novell Inc., Nokia Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. Released in 2000, Mitnick was barred for three years from contact with computers. He has since parlayed his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/31/liv_90460.shtml
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Google introduces software starter kit

...Notably missing are word processing and spreadsheet programs, though Google pledged in October to work with Sun Microsystems Inc. to promote an open-source version of those applications. Mayer couldn't explain why the free OpenOffice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/07/bus_40463.shtml
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Microsoft Office has some competition

...software. Some free, Web-based alternatives to Microsoft Office OpenOffice.org 2.0: The software suite from Sun Microsystems Inc. includes word processing, spreadsheet and other software. But this close replica of Microsoft Corp.'s Office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/26/liv_35879.shtml
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Digital media foes end lawsuit

...850 million deal with International Business Machines Corp. That followed a $1.6 billion settlement with Sun Microsystems Inc. in 2004 and a $750 million truce with America Online, part of Time Warner Inc., in 2003. Seattle-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/12/bus_11553.shtml
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At age 30, Microsoft grapples with growing up

...is that such products, by their very nature, could decrease the importance of Windows or Office. Google and Sun Microsystems Inc. announced a partnership last week that, while still vague, could eventually yield tools that provide, cheaply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/10/bus_10985.shtml
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...acquisition SAN JOSE, Calif. - Hoping to revive a business that still hasn't recovered from the Internet bust, Sun Microsystems Inc. agreed Thursday to buy Storage Technology Corp. for $4.1 billion in an attempt to capitalize on the digital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/03/bus_454923.shtml
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Stocks rally as oil falls below $50 per barrel

...software developer. The news sent Siebel shares rising 41 cents to $9, while Oracle slipped 6 cents to $11.56. Sun Microsystems Inc. climbed 5,2 percent, or 18 cents, to $3.62 after a published report said the high-end computer company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/30/bus_451715.shtml
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