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Oracle Announces Agreement to Acquire Sun Microsystems

Brandon Bailey reporting on Mercury News: "In a surprising twist, Sun Microsystems announced this morning that it will be acquired by Oracle in a deal worth roughly $7.4 billion, or $5.6 billion net after accounting for Sun's cash and debt. The news comes just a few weeks after earlier talks for IBM to buy Sun [link] collapsed..."

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Oracle to buy Sun for $7.4 billion after IBM dropped bid San Jose Mercury News, Apr.20.2009
Official Announcement by Oracle Apr.20.2009
Official Announcement by Sun Apr.20.2009

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