Another non-technical post, but it affect most of the things i write about here. As it turns out, the European Commission had nothing to object to the deal after all, it has now been approved. Not much to say about this, it's all over the web by now. Read the whole press release here.
From the press release:
Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said: "I am now satisfied that competition and innovation will be preserved on all the markets concerned. Oracle's acquisition of Sun has the potential to revitalise important assets and create new and innovative products."
Talks I have given
5 months ago