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  Sun to drop Intel support in Solaris 9
Sun Microsystems Tuesday said it will not support chips from Intel with the release of its Solaris 9 operating system this year, as the hardware maker looks to cut costs in a tough economic climate.
Sun decided the costs of support, such as bug tracking and software patches, for Solaris 9 running on Intel was not worth the cost to the company.
Sun gave developers their first peak at Solaris 9 in October and will unveil the second iteration of this early access program next week, Lovell said.
www.networkworld.com /news/2002/0108sunintel.html?nw   (758 words)

 Geek.com Geek News - Sun may drop 8,000 jobs
Sun CEO Scott McNealy is on record stating that cuts would be needed to return the company to predictable profitability.
Sun has thus far largely avoided a rash bloodletting of employees, having shed only 3,900 jobs in October of 2001.
Sun has to cut cost and one of the few things that can be cut is the number of workers.
www.geek.com /news/geeknews/2002Oct/gee20021016016840.htm   (2581 words)

 Sun to drop Sawfish in favor of Metacity | FootNotes
Sun to drop Sawfish in favor of Metacity
Sun to drop Sawfish in favor of Metacity
Re: Sun to drop Sawfish in favor of Metacity by FF
gnomedesktop.org /node/439   (442 words)

 Sun to drop UltraSparc V in favor of Rock processor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sun's long-term strategy for the next-generation of its servers will now center around Rock, which was unveiled at an analyst meeting in February (see story).
Sun hasn't given a date for Rock's arrival, but analysts expect Sun to soldier on for at least two to three years with the recently released UltraSparc IV as its flagship processor for its high-end servers before Rock is ready for release.
Sun will make improvements to the UltraSparc IV over the next few years and plans to shift engineers from the UltraSparc V project to the Rock and Niagara projects in hopes of speeding up the chips' development, Guttman said.
www.computerworld.com /printthis/2004/0,4814,92092,00.html   (452 words)

 The latest tidbits on Sun deals and product news - SunWorld - August 1999
Sun unveiled a few design features of the MAJC at the Hot Chips forum in Palo Alto, California, an annual symposium where some of the brightest semiconductor engineers gather each year to discuss the latest advances in silicon.
Sun hopes the architecture, called Microprocessor Architecture for Java Computing (MAJC), will soon be used to make chips for use in TV set-top boxes that access the Internet and in mobile computers, games, video used in TVs for image conferencing and graphics and other newly-developing appliances, Russ Castronovo, Sun's public relations manager said today.
Sun is hoping that the introduction of the chip and the increased use of Java-based appliances will increase the attractiveness of other Java-based products sold by the company, Castronovo said.
sunsite.uakom.sk /sunworldonline/swol-08-1999/swol-08-sunspots.html   (3024 words)

 ITworld.com - Sun revenues drop 8 percent
Sun's product revenue was $1.6 billion for the quarter, a decline of 13 percent from the year-ago period, McGowan said.
Sun declined to say which products, other than the V210 and V240 were affected by the stop ship, or what specifically caused it to happen, but a company spokeswoman characterized the delay as the result of increased quality assurance levels.
Sun's CEO also expressed high hopes for his company's recently announced Java Enterprise System and Java Desktop System software, saying that Sun's rivals had yet to respond to their per-employee licensing plans.
www.itworld.com /Tech/4535/031017sunrevenue   (827 words)

 Hal Stern: The Morning Snowman : Weblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sun's field will once again be the source of disruptive, clever and technically sound ideas for our customers -- both current and new ones.
Sun Israel: 10 Years I'm returning from 48 hours in the land of milk and honey and venture capital and cell phone users.
Sun celebrated 10 years of engineering in Israel with a big tent event this week, and the spotlight was on us for the day.
blogs.sun.com /roller/page/stern?catname=/Technology+and+Software   (5264 words)

 Sun to drop its customized Linux | CNET News.com
Sun is in talks with the top Linux companies, Loiacono said, saying Red Hat and SuSE are the "logical partners" and listing MandrakeSoft and Debian as other candidates.
And Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's executive vice president for software, said Friday that he's not happy when Szulik remarks that "the road to Redmond is through Mountain View," meaning that displacing Sun's Unix systems is the first step to taking on Microsoft.
Sun also will work to ensure that Linux programs run on the version of its Solaris operating system for "x86" processors such as Intel's Xeon and Pentium or AMD's Opteron and Athlon.
news.com.com /Sun+to+drop+its+customized+Linux/2100-1016_3-994602.html   (946 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | Sun shares drop on profit warning
Sun said it would take the charge in the fourth quarter of its financial year.
Analysts say Sun has struggled to compete with rivals Hewlett-Packard and IBM in the high-end server market and number one PC maker Dell at the low end.
Sun has laid off thousands of employees since the high-tech recession began.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/3152048.stm   (244 words)

 InfoWorld: Sun revenues drop 8 percent: October 16, 2003: By : Platforms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sun Microsystems Inc. saw its first-quarter fiscal 2004 revenues decline eight percent to $2.5 billion, the Santa Clara, California computer maker announced on Thursday.
Revenues dropped from the $2.7 billion Sun reported in its year-ago quarter.
At the end of September, Sun had warned it would be posting losses in the $.07 per share to $.10 per share range for this quarter.
www.infoworld.com /article/03/10/16/HNsunrevenuesdrop_1.html   (522 words)

 Sun's Revenues Drop 43%
Despite reduced expectations from the Street and itself, Palo Alto, Calif.'s Sun Microsystems Inc. (Quote, Chart) said Thursday that its Q1 revenues plunged 43 percent from the year-ago period, and posted a loss of $158 million, or 5 cents per share.
Sun had revised its earnings estimate following the Sept. 11 attacks, forecasting a loss of 5 to 7 cents a share for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30, on revenue of $2.7 billion to $2.9 billion.
In a parting shot in which he assured the public that Sun holds about $6 billion in cash, McNealy also let on that Sun will be "resizing some areas of the company where we have over-capacity, including facilities" but did not go into specifics.
news.earthweb.com /xSP/article.php/906891   (584 words)

 NOVICA - Citrine pendant, 'Sun Drop'
Warm and bright like the sun's rays, this combination of silver and citrine radiates light and energy.
In this exclusive design by Ana Barredo, textures and colors are contrasted as the crystalline gem rests on an argent encasing.
Citrine's energy is likened to that of the sun and it is believed to soothe, comfort, calm, energize and give life.
www.novica.com /itemdetail/index.cfm?pID=71516   (222 words)

 Sun Drop - Herbs & Supplements - Drug Library - DrugDigest
Originating in North America, it has spread to Europe and most other mild climate areas of the world, but it is cultivated mainly in Canada and the United States.
Blooming throughout the summer months, the flowers of evening primrose each last only one day -- opening as the sun goes down, remaining open to attract insects that are active during the night, and then dying away in sunlight.
Seed pods that are about 2 inches long contain large numbers of small seeds that are harvested and pressed to produce the oil that is used in medicines and cosmetics.
www.drugdigest.org /DD/DVH/HerbsTake/0,3927,4010|Sun+Drop,00.html   (694 words)

 SPACE.com -- Transit Headquarters: Venus Crosses the Sun June 8
There are two causes for the fl drop: The Sun is less bright at its visible edge, and there is a natural blurring effect in telescopes.
The table shows two ingress times (when Venus touches the Sun's limb and then is fully in front of the Sun) and two egress times (when it begins and finishes leaving the disk).
The Sun's image and the shadow of Venus can also be projected through binoculars or a telescope onto a white screen, sheet of paper or wall.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/venus_transit_2004.html#web   (1233 words)

 NASCAR.com - Dale Jr. Sun Drop car has plenty of history - April 16, 2004
once served as a spokesman for Sun Drop, and a set of commemorative bottles created in his honor are among the most coveted of collectibles.
If their car was off, they'd look for a way to make up for it with their driving style.
The No. 3 Sun Drop Lumina has been replicated in 1:24 scale die-cast by Action Performance Companies, exclusive manufacturer of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
www.nascar.com /2004/comm/collectibles/news/04/16/dearnhardtjr_sundrop   (358 words)

 Shopping.com - Find, Compare, and Buy Anything in Seconds
Menthol/eucalyptus vapor action cough drops clear nasal passages and provide temporary relief of minor throat irritation and coughs due to colds or in...
Sun Drops help supply essential vitamins for the continued good health of your pet.
Sun Drops are recommended as a daily supplement to your pet's regular diet.
www.shopping.com /xGS-Sun_Drop   (874 words)

 Secure Drop Box Sun Server (SDBSS)
Data files that are issued from the CIDS mainframe through the secure drop box Sun server are in support the Toll-Free effort of the ADC Outsourcing A-76 project.
Data files sent/received in the secure drop box are retained on the drop box server for no longer than one clock hour.  After this time period the files are deleted from the drop box server.
The secure drop box sun server does not retain data files.  This drop box server infrastructure is strictly a ‘pass-through‘ system.
www.irs.gov /privacy/article/0,,id=131241,00.html   (1141 words)

 Rivals.com - Sun Devils drop sixth straight
ASU dropped its sixth straight game for the first time since the 1998 season as it took an 11-5 drubbing at the hands of No. 11 Arizona at Kindall Field in Tucson Wednesday afternoon despite two solo home runs by senior Jeff Larish.
The loss dropped the Sun Devils to 6-9 on the season, and they are 1-7 against ranked opponents and 0-2 against the Wildcats this year in non-conference action.
Junior college transfer Tony Barnette started for the Sun Devils and lasted just 1.2 innings, giving up six hits and five runs to take the loss in a game where the visiting team never led.
www.rivals.com /content.asp?CID=392260   (337 words)

 Greek Island Photography Workshops in Greece 2006
Rising with the sun, we'll chase "to fos ellinikos," the Greek light, as it wraps around blindingly white Cycladic buildings and cerulean harbors filled with fishing boats of red, blue and green.
From the early light bouncing quietly off the ancient white washed walls to the delicate pink hue of the late afternoon sun setting, my lens was filled with wonder for eight days.
We embarked on daily walking journeys through the narrow winding pathways of the villages, discovering interesting architecture, the natives and their culture, and many donkeys and mules being led through the narrow paths from ocean to cliff side while Glenn offered his expertise.
www.greekislandphotography.com /content.html?page=1   (2923 words)

 Las Vegas SUN: Democrats drop pay-raise bill
CARSON CITY -- Assembly Democrats dropped a bill Thursday that would give state employees 5 percent cost-of-living raises in each of the next two years.
Democrats hope to give the same raise to teachers and staff members in K-12 education, said Assemblywoman Chris Giunchigliani, D-Las Vegas.
Cities and counties pay higher salaries partly because of their booming economies and partly because local government employees have the power of collective bargaining, which state employees do not have, McKenzie said.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/stat-ase/2005/apr/29/518681455.html   (537 words)

 UGO.com Forums - My quest to bring Sun Drop to the masses
The weird thing is that the best Sun Drop comes from southern VA. I have learned that Sun Drop sells its recipe to different bottling companies.
I smuggled the Sun Drop from home to school and sold the Sun Drop cans to other hallmates for 50 cents.
I thought you were referring to High Supreme Dictatorial Overlord Sun Drop, of the Unfathomable Syzygian Empiric Dominion of Eternity.
forums.ugo.com /showthread.php?t=24588   (1162 words)

 Cooks.com - Recipes - Sun Drop
Many of the islands and places which rim the Pacific Ocean--California...
Results 1 - 10 of 13 for sun drop.
Alternate cake flour and Sun Drop then vanilla and lemon.
www.cooks.com /rec/search/0,1-0,sun_drop,FF.html   (77 words)

 eBay - sun drop, Advertising, Fan Apparel Souvenirs items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
HEART Drops Sun Simulated Crystal Necklace Earrings Set
Sun Purple Tear Drop Etch Ftd Mayo Dish - Duncan Miller
Sun drop DALE EARNHARDT #2 OF 6 15 YEARS Old
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=sun+drop&newu=1&krd=1   (501 words)

 Java Foundation Classes (JFC/Swing)
Be sure to see the general session webcasts or listen to the podcasts.
Hear from Sun, BEA, IBM, Oracle, and Motorola as they discuss what they are doing with Java technology today.
Unless otherwise licensed, code in all technical manuals herein (including articles, FAQs, samples) is provided under this License.
java.sun.com /products/jfc   (248 words)

 Sun to drop UltraSparc V in favor of Rock processor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
April 09, 2004 (IDG News Service) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. has decided to drop the next-generation UltraSparc V from its road map in favor of its recently disclosed Rock processor, signaling a shift in the strategic direction of the company's processor division.
Sun takes big gamble on future chip design
The Sun Fire T1000 and T2000 servers with CoolThreads technology set the industry standard for fast, efficient data center computing.
computerworld.com /hardwaretopics/hardware/story/0,10801,92092,00.html   (1487 words)

 Sun to drop Intel support in Solaris 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Palo Alto, Calif.-based Sun decided the costs of support, such as bug tracking and software patches, for Solaris 9 running on Intel was not worth the cost to the company.
"If money were unlimited, I am sure it is fair to say Sun would have been quite content to continue to support Solaris on Intel forever," said Gordon Haff, an analyst at Nashua, N.H.-based Illuminata Inc. "Sun, like everyone else, is trying to save money these days."
Ashlee Vance is a San Francisco-based reporter at IDG News Service, an InfoWorld affiliate.
www.infoworld.com /articles/hn/xml/02/01/08/020108hnsun.html   (881 words)

 The Media Drop: Baltimore Sun adds podcasting
Just caught the news that the Baltimore Sun is now offering podcasts from a few columnists.
Posted by Tom at November 3, 2005 10:53 AM
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www.themediadrop.com /archives/003998.php   (59 words)

 Drag and Drop
We will probably not be creating a drag and drop trail, after all.
The page tells how to use the drag-and-drop support built into Swing components in v 1.4.
Copyright 1995-2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.
java.sun.com /docs/books/tutorial/dnd   (71 words)

 News from Australia and around the world online | Herald Sun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
THE stock market rollercoaster of 2006 took another dive yesterday as the Middle East conflict soured investment sentiment on world equity markets.
HEY Hey It's Saturday has bolted to victory in a Herald Sun poll to name the greatest Australian show in the 50-year history of television.
INDIAN Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has warned the peace process with Pakistan could be harmed by the Mumbai train bombings.
heraldsun.news.com.au /common/story_page/0,5478,11513981^1702,00.html   (581 words)

 ITworld.com - Sun to drop Intel support in Solaris 9
ITworld.com - Sun to drop Intel support in Solaris 9
Sun Microsystems Inc. Tuesday said it will not support chips from Intel Corp. with the release of its Solaris 9 operating system this year, as the hardware maker looks to cut costs in a tough economic climate.
Companies such as Dell Computer Corp. typically load Solaris onto Intel-based servers upon customer request, even though Dell does not directly offer Solaris as an option.
www.itworld.com /Comp/2402/IDG020109solaris9   (752 words)

 Greek_Island_Workshops | Glennsteiner.com
Plan to rise early at morning and chase the light.
We shall review and collate work while hiding from the midday sun, and then continue shooting 'til the sun sets into the eternal Greek sea.
Experience Greece in a new way, with each day bringing new suprises, and beautiful ports of call.
www.glennsteiner.com /pages/2   (2943 words)

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