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Europe Lets Oracle Add Sun to Its Empire

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – After strenuous deliberations, the European Union's antitrust regulatory authority is giving Oracle's proposed $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems a green light. The EU's approval is the culmination of a months-long dispute between Oracle and Europe that threatened the deal's survival until Oracle signaled last month it would make some concessions concerning MySQL, the focus of concern. After that, it was just a question of how hard the EU would push Oracle for further compromises. (General)