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Sun Plot Sales eBay Lawsuit

Woman claims she owns the sun and sues eBay for not letting her sell it

June 15th, 2015

This is absolutely not a joke: Someone has been successfully selling plots of the sun on eBay until the popular auction site banned her listings, saying they violated the site’s intangible goods policy. And yes, that person is now suing eBay for not letting her sell pieces of the star that makes possible life on Earth.

Unannounced Nokia ‘Sun’ Windows Phone leaks

October 6th, 2011

Details surrounding another unannounced Nokia smartphone have reportedly been revealed following the leak of a screenshot from French carrier Orange’s internal system. Perhaps one of several smartphones set to be unveiled later this month at Nokia World 2011, the Nokia Sun appears to be a high-end smartphone with a build similar to the newly-released Nokia …

Verizon Wireless to deploy Java-based services

June 2nd, 2009

In with the new, out with the BREW — Sun Microsystems has just announced that Verizon Wireless is among several new partners to jump on the Java bandwagon. The nation’s largest carrier has long used BREW as its mobile platform of choice but times they are a’ changing. Moving forward, VZW will deploy Java Platform …

Oracle agrees to $7.4 billion Sun Microsystems acquisition

April 20th, 2009

Recession be damned — it looks like Oracle will still manage to scrounge up enough cash to take Sun Microsystems off the table. Early last month IBM withdrew its $7.5 billion acquisition offer and as most people presumed, Sun was probably kicking itself. All is hardly lost however, as Oracle has nearly matched the offer …

IBM to Sun Microsystems: On Second Thought, No Thanks

April 6th, 2009

In an economic climate such as the one we’re currently experiencing, we’re sure that Sun Microsystems is wishing they could say, “No takesies-backsies!” For the past few weeks, it seemed like everyone was on the edge of their seat waiting to see what would happen with IBM’s offer Sun. On Sunday, everything came to a …

Microsoft teams with Sun, aims to take Google down

November 10th, 2008

Microsoft announced today that it will be teaming up with Sun Microsystems on a web search deal in an attempt to move one step closer to catching up with Google. It would appear as though Microsoft is getting pretty aggressive with its partnerships and expansions this year. First, it announced a partnership with LG for …