Archive: 3/10/2011

Oracle uses Sun to put heat on IBM, HP

Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison boasted that the acquisition of business computer equipment firm Sun Microsystems had helped turn up the heat on rivals IBM and Hewlett-Packard.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Business
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Nobel Medicine Prize opens week of awards

The 2011 Nobel season opens Monday with the announcement in Stockholm of the Medicine Prize, to be followed over the course of a week by the awards for physics, chemistry, literature, economics and peace.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Other
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Obama under fire over space plans

High-profile critics fear President Barack Obama's commercial overhaul of human spaceflight is going nowhere and could mark the end of half a century of US supremacy among the stars and planets.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Samsung grows ever bigger, but icon status elusive

If you own a consumer electronics gadget, there's a good chance something from Samsung makes it tick. The company has traveled far from its roots as a seller of cheap appliances in the 1970s and 1980s when South Korean products ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Business
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