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RIM and Palm were once targeted for purchase by Oracle

0. phoneArena 17 Apr 2012, 18:26 posted on

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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posted on 17 Apr 2012, 19:20 1

1. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


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.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 03:49

4. eaxvac (Posts: 328; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


that seems a little bias, but nevertheless Android embracing Java does benefit Oracle too with more java programmers.

posted on 17 Apr 2012, 19:36 1

2. theBankRobber (Posts: 642; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


This case is going to end bad, can't wait for it to be over so we can move onto bigger and better things.

posted on 17 Apr 2012, 21:01 1

3. andrew1953 (Posts: 174; Member since: 13 Nov 2011)


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.

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