RIM and Palm were once targeted for purchase by Oracle
0. phoneArena posted on 17 Apr 2012, 18:26
During Oracle's trial against Google, the former's CEO told the court that Oracle had tried to purchase RIM or Palm as a way to make the database developer more competitive with Apple and Google; Palm was eventually purchased by HP and RIM has hired investment banks to explore its strategic options...
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1. Bluesky02 posted on 17 Apr 2012, 19:20 1
Sun Java was actually supportive towards Android development. So was Oracle at the beginning. They are calling Google as their own friends. However seeing Google high revenue Oracle decided to backstabed own their friend.
4. eaxvac posted on 18 Apr 2012, 03:49 0
that seems a little bias, but nevertheless Android embracing Java does benefit Oracle too with more java programmers.
2. theBankRobber posted on 17 Apr 2012, 19:36 1
This case is going to end bad, can't wait for it to be over so we can move onto bigger and better things.
3. andrew1953 posted on 17 Apr 2012, 21:01 1
Who says its over? RIM have a great O/S ,software so if they concentrate on developing that with quality hardware like the Playbook,messaging,business social comes networks there's no reason they cant be successful again. Thirteen Veins is on the right track.