[Beowulf] Breaking: IBM pulls bid for Sun Microsoft+Yahoo redux

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Mon Apr 6 08:09:55 EDT 2009


Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 08:50:25AM +0100, Huw Lynes wrote:
> 
>> If true, I choose to interpret this as a very good thing. Assuming Sun
>> doesn't declare chapter 11 next week. 
> 
> Sun has several billion dollars in the bank. But you did notice all
> the damage that Yahoo suffered from the failed Microsoft bid? Just
> wait until Sun's stock price falls back to what it was, and watch the
> wagons circle and the guns fire inwards.

Yeah ... sadly, I think this is going to start very shortly.  Unless 
Jonathan has an ace up his sleeve in terms of alternative suitor, his 
days are likely numbered, with very few if any remaining.

I expect Sun's (NASDAQ: JAVA) to plummet without an additional suitor 
announcement.

> We hired a great guy from Yahoo, so it wasn't all bad :-)

"The glass is half full ... the glass is half full ..." :)

> 
> -- greg
> 
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