[Beowulf] Breaking: IBM pulls bid for Sun Microsoft+Yahoo redux
lynesh at cardiff.ac.uk
Mon Apr 6 03:50:25 EDT 2009
On Sun, 2009-04-05 at 19:41 -0400, Joe Landman wrote:
> Not sure if you've seen this yet, but Sun appears to have rejected the
> IBM bid as being insufficient. The claim is that they wanted out of the
> exclusivity bit, likely to try to get a better deal from someone else.
> So it seems IBM yanked the deal.
If true, I choose to interpret this as a very good thing. Assuming Sun
doesn't declare chapter 11 next week.
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