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How Facebook’s Stealthy New Headquarters Blends In

[credit provider=”City of Menlo Park” url=”http://menlopark.org/”] Now we’ve got an even better idea of what Facebook’s new 2,800-person campus will look like.On Monday, Facebook real-estate director John Tenanes emailed plans to city officials in Menlo Park, Calif. We downloaded a copy.
How Facebook’s Stealthy New Headquarters Blends In
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Facebook Hired Frank Gehry To Build A New Office With A Garden On The Roof

[credit provider=”Facebook”] Frank Gehry, the famous architect, is building a new office for Facebook that will one day house 2,800 engineers, the company announced.Facebook moved into the former campus of Sun Microsystems in Menlo Park, Calif. last December. It’s made some cosmetic changes to the campus—like a gigantic “HACK” sign […]
Facebook Hired Frank Gehry To Build A New Office With A Garden On The Roof
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Oracle Never Wanted Sun’s Hardware: It Wanted HP To Buy That ‘Dog’

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Before Oracle spent $7.4 billion to buy Sun Microsystems in 2009, Oracle first asked HP to help it buy and divide Sun, reports PC World.That’s what HP’s Ann Livermore said in her testimony in the HP v. Oracle trial. She remembers that Oracle approached HP and asked it […]
Oracle Never Wanted Sun’s Hardware: It Wanted HP To Buy That ‘Dog’
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Larry Ellison: Oracle Is Just Like Apple

[credit provider=”AP”] Larry Ellison wants you to know that his acquisition of Sun Microsystems isn’t a bomb and the hardware isn’t a dog, but a hugely profitable business that  already paid for itself.Ellison looks at his hardware business and sees Apple.
Larry Ellison: Oracle Is Just Like Apple
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Java Inventor: ‘Google Totally Slimed Sun’

[credit provider=”Peter Campbell, Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:James_Gosling_2008.jpg”] Java creator James Gosling thinks that Google “totally slimed” Sun by using big parts of Java without paying a licence, and says that he agrees with Oracle in the lawsuit between the companies.That may be a bit surprising, because Gosling quit his job at […]
Java Inventor: ‘Google Totally Slimed Sun’
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Android Chief Squirms Under Questioning

[credit provider=”AP”] Google’s Android chief Andy Rubin appears to have conceded a key point in the Oracle-Google lawsuit today.Under oath, he seemed to admit that he once thought Google needed a licence from Sun to use Java technology in Android, and that the Java APIs are copyrighted, as reported by […]
Android Chief Squirms Under Questioning