Oracle in shock $5.6 billion takeover of Sun – Computer Business Review : News – Sun Microsystems is a Silicon Valley icon. Cisco built their first routers around a Sun Microsystems motherboard. Dot com companies hosted their fledgling online businesses on Sun Microsystems servers. Quant analysts in banks built their models on Sun Microsystems workstations
Consumers ‘turned off by social networking spam’ | Netimperative – interesting statistics
YouTube – James Lebon’s Channel – original International Stussy Tribe member James Lebon had put up a number of the videos he directed. Check out the classic Paradox – Jailbreak and Force & Kzee – Who got the last laugh, through to the poptastic Betty Boo (just doing the do). The real downer about aging is having watched great talent die too young.
Knowem UserName Check – Social Networking Username Availability – thanks to Becky for this one
populair.eu – good set of recommendations on likely places where buzz starts
Village – Politics, Media and Current Affairs in Ireland – “Erin Go Broke” – a bit concerned about this. I don’t particularly want to see my home country go a bit Iceland. More related content here.
Inhabitat » Kyocera Unveils Kinetic Flexible OLED Cell Phone – nice article on product design trends
Jobs in Tokyo – Danny Choo is looking for a new staff member, sounds like a cool opportunity
Facebook | Creative Capital – interesting event
Susan Boyle boosts traffic to ITV.com by 700% | New Media Age – I was shocked by this since I didn’t expect ITV.com’s viewership to be as low as the figures imply.
Hello! launches online fashion shop – Brand Republic – media does retail