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Oracle completes Sun acquisition  Oracle CEO Ellison is vowing that Sun will immediately add to Oracle's profits. He said about 1,000 layoffs planned for Sun EU clears Oracle takeover of Sun
Oracle Income Jumps On Sun Acquisition  Net income for the most recent quarter jumped 25% on stronger sales of business software and a bump from the acquisition of Sun Microsystems Sun CEO: Twitter quitter


year 2010 Top ^

Jun.24
Feb.4
  Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz announced his resignation via a Twitter haiku, adding a poetic flourish to the end of his company.    'Financial crisis/Stalled to...
Jan.27
Jan.21
  The European Union cleared proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc., saying it would not significantly affect competition in the EU



year 2009 Top ^

Dec.14
Apr.5
Mar.21
Mar.18
  Sun Microsystems shares soared after a published report said IBM is in preliminary talks to buy Sun for at least $6.5 billion in cash


year 2008 Top ^

Nov.14 Sun To Cut 6,000 Jobs
  Sun Microsystems plans to cut up to 18% of its global work force, as sales of its high-end computer servers have collapsed Aug.1 Sun Expands Stock Buyback  Sun Microsystems is expanding its stock buyback program by $1 billion, an indication that the server maker believes its shares are undervalu... May.1 Sun swings to 3Q loss, shares tumble  Sun Microsystems is stunning investors who were expecting a healthy profit from the server and software maker

year 2007 Top ^

Jan.22 Sun to Use Intel Chips in Some Servers  Sun has agreed to use chips from Intel in some of its servers and for Intel to endorse Solaris operating system

year 2006 Top ^

Sep.5 Sun reclaimed No. 3 spot in server market  Sun Microsystems still has a long way to go to catch up with IBM and Hewlett-Packard Jul.12 Hybrid server unveiled  Sun Microsystems introduced the Sun Fire x4500, code-named Thumper, that it hopes will be the machine of Web 2.0 May.31 Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs
  Sun Microsystems planned to reduce 37,500-person work force by 11% to 13% to return to consistent profitability
 The cuts, over the next six months, will cost from $340 million to $500 million over the next several quarters The plan includes selling real estate and exiting leases. It will save from $480 million to $590 million. Chief executive McNealy had argued against more drastic work force reductions
May.17 Schwartz appeared onstage at JavaOne. SF Downtown

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.15   Google, Microsoft and Sun to fund lab  UC Berkeley: $7.5 million donated for a new computer science lab to make easier for Internet entrepreneurs to test their ideas Dec.1 Sun banking on open source
Nov.14 Sun to show off new microprocessor Oct.4 Google, Sun target Microsoft Office  Sun Microsystems and Google unveiled a partnership in which they will distribute software technologies together Jun.27 Sun Micro freely sharing Java source

year 2004 Top ^

Nov.5 Sun finalizes accounting for settlement  Sun Microsystems quarter loss was reduced as the company finalized $92 million patent settlement with Kodak Sep.20 Sun embraces Linux, targets Red Hat  Sun Microsystems is seeking to jump into a low-end but high-volume market it's been accused of ignoring Apr.16 Sun promises MS deal will boost finances  Executives vowed that a landmark settlement with Microsoft would boost flagging fortunes Apr.2 Sun settles with Microsoft, cuts 3,300 job
  Struggling server maker reached a sweeping, $1.6 billion settlement and plans to cooperate with its longtime nemesis


year 2001 Top ^

Oct.3 Sun signs $100million pact with News  Sun Microsystems has been named News Corp.'s preferred vendor for Unix-based computers Feb.26 Sub-$1000 Unix workstation  Blade 100 workstation is designed to compete against Windows-based PCs




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B. 2010-06-24 Oracle Income Jumps On Sun Acquisition Oracle
2010-02-04 Sun CEO: Twitter quitter Sun
D. 2010-01-27 Oracle completes Sun acquisition Oracle
E. 2010-01-21 EU clears Oracle takeover of Sun Sun
F. 2009-12-14 E.U. warms to Oracle-Sun deal Oracle
G. 2009-04-05 Sun deal cloudy after IBM pulls offer Sun
H. 2009-03-21 Possible roadblocks if IBM to acquire Sun Sun
I. 2009-03-18 IBM May Buy Sun Micro Sun
J. 2008-11-14 Sun To Cut 6,000 Jobs Sun


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Oracle completes Sun acquisition  Oracle CEO Ellison is vowing that Sun will immediately add to Oracle's profits. He said about 1,000 layoffs planned for Sun EU clears Oracle takeover of Sun




Sun, High Tech Business Merger and Acquisition Timeline ... See Bay Area Merger and Acquisition timeline, World Merger and Acquisition timeline Top ^
2010
Jan.27
Jan.21
  The European Union cleared proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc., saying it would not significantly affect competition in the EU
2009 Dec.14 E.U. warms to Oracle-Sun deal
  European Union regulator are softening their opposition to proposed $7.4 billion takeove, a shift that has resurrected some investors' hopes Apr.5 Sun deal cloudy after IBM pulls offer
  Sun terminated IBM's status as its exclusive negotiating partner; the two sides were still talking Mar.21 Possible roadblocks if IBM to acquire Sun  IBM's acquiring Sun Microsystems could be held up or altered by regulators concerned by the consolidation of the two tech giants Mar.18 IBM May Buy Sun Micro
  Sun Microsystems shares soared after a published report said IBM is in preliminary talks to buy Sun for at least $6.5 billion in cash




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2010 Feb.4 Sun CEO: Twitter quitter
  Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz announced his resignation via a Twitter haiku, adding a poetic flourish to the end of his company.    'Financial crisis/Stalled to...




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2008 Aug.1 Sun Expands Stock Buyback  Sun Microsystems is expanding its stock buyback program by $1 billion, an indication that the server maker believes its shares are undervalu...



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2010 Jun.24 Oracle Income Jumps On Sun Acquisition
  Net income for the most recent quarter jumped 25% on stronger sales of business software and a bump from the acquisition of Sun Microsystems 2008 May.1 Sun swings to 3Q loss, shares tumble  Sun Microsystems is stunning investors who were expecting a healthy profit from the server and software maker



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2008 Nov.14 Sun To Cut 6,000 Jobs  Sun Microsystems plans to cut up to 18% of its global work force, as sales of its high-end computer servers have collapsed 2006 May.31 Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs
  Sun Microsystems planned to reduce 37,500-person work force by 11% to 13% to return to consistent profitability
 The cuts, over the next six months, will cost from $340 million to $500 million over the next several quarters The plan includes selling real estate and exiting leases. It will save from $480 million to $590 million. Chief executive McNealy had argued against more drastic work force reductions
2004 Apr.2 Sun settles with Microsoft, cuts 3,300 job
  Struggling server maker reached a sweeping, $1.6 billion settlement and plans to cooperate with its longtime nemesis




Sun, High Tech Business High Tech Business Timeline ... See Bay Area High Tech Business timeline, World High Tech Business timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.22 Sun to Use Intel Chips in Some Servers  Sun has agreed to use chips from Intel in some of its servers and for Intel to endorse Solaris operating system 2006 Sep.5 Sun reclaimed No. 3 spot in server market  Sun Microsystems still has a long way to go to catch up with IBM and Hewlett-Packard Jul.12 Hybrid server unveiled  Sun Microsystems introduced the Sun Fire x4500, code-named Thumper, that it hopes will be the machine of Web 2.0 May.17 Schwartz appeared onstage at JavaOne. SF Downtown 2005 Dec.15   Google, Microsoft and Sun to fund lab  UC Berkeley: $7.5 million donated for a new computer science lab to make easier for Internet entrepreneurs to test their ideas Dec.1 Sun banking on open source Nov.14 Sun to show off new microprocessor Oct.4 Google, Sun target Microsoft Office  Sun Microsystems and Google unveiled a partnership in which they will distribute software technologies together Jun.27 Sun Micro freely sharing Java source 2004 Nov.5 Sun finalizes accounting for settlement  Sun Microsystems quarter loss was reduced as the company finalized $92 million patent settlement with Kodak Sep.20 Sun embraces Linux, targets Red Hat  Sun Microsystems is seeking to jump into a low-end but high-volume market it's been accused of ignoring Apr.16 Sun promises MS deal will boost finances  Executives vowed that a landmark settlement with Microsoft would boost flagging fortunes 2001 Oct.3 Sun signs $100million pact with News  Sun Microsystems has been named News Corp.'s preferred vendor for Unix-based computers Feb.26 Sub-$1000 Unix workstation  Blade 100 workstation is designed to compete against Windows-based PCs