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DOJ is optimistic about Oracle trial at halftime

Jun 23, 20042 mins

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DOJ is optimistic about Oracle trial at halftime, 06/23/04

Halfway into the U.S. government’s case to block Oracle’s takeover of PeopleSoft, a high-ranking official from the Department of Justice expressed optimism in blocking the database vendor’s $7.7 billion bid.

Sun creates new unit to target government, 06/22/04

Sun Tuesday said it has created a new unit to target government business and appointed one of its top executives to lead the group.

SBC investing $6 billion in fiber, 06/22/04

On the heels of a favorable regulatory ruling, SBC is building out a fiber network to bring higher speed services and new applications to businesses and consumers.

Oracle says Siebel would be its second choice, 06/22/04

If Oracle’s takeover of PeopleSoft falls through, the Redwood Shores, Calif., software maker may go after its second choice: Siebel.

AT&T president shares outlook, 06/21/04

AT&T is still the big dog in the telecom world, but it is one tough business, says President William Hannigan.

Cisco’s Chambers would welcome Nortel partnership, 06/17/04

Cisco President and CEO John Chambers said Thursday he would welcome a partnership with telecommunications equipment maker Nortel.

Fujitsu, Siemens gain new chief executives, 06/17/04

Fujitsu Siemens Computers, Siemens Business Services (SBS) and Debitel will welcome new chief executives next month.

Macrovision to acquire InstallShield, 06/17/04

Software license management and CD copy prevention company Macrovision plans to buy InstallShield Software, a developer of software installation tools, it announced Wednesday.

Symbol buys into stronger mobile security, 06/17/04

Symbol Technologies wants to help secure data and applications on handheld devices via the acquisition of Trio Security, a privately held software vendor in Colorado Springs, Colo., the company …