Oracle, European Commission spar over Sun merger

Oracle, European Commission spar over Sun merger

The fate of the Solaris operating system and Java programming language may be in the hands of an unelected European...

November 11th, 2009 Paul Mellor

EU issues objections to Oracle’s Sun acquisition

EU issues objections to Oracle’s Sun acquisition

The European Commission on Monday issued its formal "statement of objections" over Oracle Corp.'s planned acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc.,...

November 10th, 2009 James Niccolai

Oracle-Sun merger get DOJ approval

Oracle-Sun merger get DOJ approval

Oracle on Thursday said the U.S. Department of Justice has approved its US$7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, although the...

August 21st, 2009 Chris Kanaracus

EC pursues antitrust case despite Microsoft’s IE decision

EC pursues antitrust case despite Microsoft’s IE decision

The European Commission will proceed with its antitrust case against Microsoft regardless of the announcement late Thursday that the software...

June 11th, 2009 Paul Meller

Intel to appeal EC antitrust ruling

Intel to appeal EC antitrust ruling

Antitrust regulators around the world, led chiefly by the European Commission, are testing the limits of the law in their...

May 13th, 2009 Paul Meller

European public sector open source guidelines spark debate

European public sector open source guidelines spark debate

Should European governments favor open-source software when they hold tenders for public contracts? Economists and policy makers appear to think...

September 25th, 2008 Paul Meller

EU calls for re-write of IT trade agreement

EU calls for re-write of IT trade agreement

As tensions mount over the global trade in IT products, the European Commission has called for a broad discussion among...

September 18th, 2008 Paul Meller

European GPS system gets second life

European GPS system gets second life

BRUSSELS – Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system, which was in jeopardy of not getting off the ground three years ago,...

April 7th, 2008 Paul Meller

BT to bid for WiMax — but will it be allowed to?

BT to bid for WiMax — but will it be allowed to?

Years after leaving the mobile market, BT will bid for WiMax radio spectrum in Ofcom's upcoming auction. The telco giant...

December 14th, 2006 Peter Judge