DoJ to Oracle/Sun: Not so Fast, Pardners

Tuesday Jun 30th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Fast track approval of the merger is denied, for reasons unclear. Java is likely the source of contention.

[From InternetNews]

The federal government has denied Oracle's request for a speedy approval of its $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems, requesting more time to give the purchase scrutiny before passing it on to the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission for approval.

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