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IBM Wants Sun for $7 Billion

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Sun—once a bright star in the technology universe, who even wanted to buy Apple—is about to get swallowed by IBM for $7 billion, say New York Times' sources. [NYT]

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I think the Sun - Apple deal was more about Sun trying to get free money from Apple's large storage of cash that was worth nearly as much as it would have cost to buy them. Oh those were good days back when you could buy lunch or a share of Apple computer, but now it is Sun that is being eclipsed.