Paul Meller


IBM slapped with another mainframe antitrust complaint

French firm TurboHercules accuses Big Blue of freezing out smaller competitors

Microsoft-Yahoo search deal gets go-ahead from DOJ, EC

European regulators say the deal will enhance competition by creating a counter weight to Google

Update: European Union clears Oracle's purchase of Sun

There are no conditions attached, but Oracle has pledged to protect MySQL for five years

European Union clears Oracle's purchase of Sun

The European Commission granted Oracle an unconditional approval to take over Sun Microsystems on Thursday, following a controversial and widely criticized examination of the deal.

Update: Microsoft cuts time Bing stores some user data to six months

By storing searchers' IP addresses for only six months, Microsoft hopes to steal a lead on Google in the privacy debate

EC, Microsoft settlement broadly welcomed

Concerns linger over how well Microsoft will comply, and a future complaint about standards looms

Oracle's pledges on MySQL are 'purely cosmetic,' say critics

Oracle's 10 promises to the European Commission will expire five years after the deal is completed, the company said

Oracle-Sun merger gains favor in Europe

Following new promises made by Oracle over the weekend regarding MySQL, the EU seems set to approve the deal

Oracle-Sun merger gains favor in Europe

Oracle's planned acquisition of Sun Microsystems seems set for regulatory clearance in the European Union. The companies' latest promises to safeguard competition in the market for database software, make the Commission optimistic...

Oracle defends planned Sun deal at EC hearing

Deal will boost competition, not break it, Oracle will claim during a two-day hearing hosted by Europe's top antitrust authority

EU gives Oracle extra time to respond to Sun inquiry

Oracle was granted an extra week to prepare to make its case for the planned merger in front of European regulators

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