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So what will happen to Sun?
CommentSilicon Valley has a new parlour game: what's going to happen to Sun after the cuts? Rumours suggest it will merge with EMC, that HP or IBM will take it over, that Fujitsu will buy its hardware business, or even that the StorageTek storage business unit will be spun off. Do Sun's leaders want to be redeemed or to retire?
What if computers went back to the '70s too?
A Wizard whispers in your ear: "The password of Sheffield Library Packet Switching Service is ABC1234XYZ."
UK retailers say gadgets will be cheaper on Monday
If you thought retail giants were all just money grabbing b***s, then Monday’s VAT reduction could just prove you wrong. Because Register Hardware’s found that most will – contrary to popular belief - pass the 2.5 per cent saving on to you. But the discounts won’t amount to much.