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Blog Archive for mkarg during May 2010

When I attended college decades back in the early 1990ies, for students of information technology the future looked bright and safe. The cold war was over, the web was growing fastly, and thanks to the pill's baby bust it was clear that everybody able to program computers would have a safe job for livetime. While I had some experience with modems and fido net before, it actually was in...
Mergers and Acquisitions became part of the business model of every mid size to global enterprise: If you're grown big enough, you'll have to either acquire and merge, or you will get acquired and merged. Sun Microsystems for some time tried to acquire and merge to survive this business hell, but some day the man came around in form of Lawrence Joseph Ellison, number 6 on the Forbes list of...