Why Oracle Bought Sun Microsystems for $7.4 Billion

Why did Oracle pay $7.4 billion for Sun Microsystems after the IBM pulled out before pulling the trigger? Two things says Oracle CEO Larry Ellison: Java and the Solaris operating system. [Computerworld]

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mynameisjoe

I wonder what will happen with java. if oracle doesn't want to support it anymore then what will happen with android? will google create their own jvm?