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SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast: The Big Week
Major Announcements Imply Tech Rebound

A tremendous flurry of major announcements may indicate that tech is back, finally, after more than five years of doldrums following the dot-com bubbleburst that started in the year 2000.

Among this week’s major announcements:

Oracle Corporation acquired Siebel Systems, a deal worth more than $5 billion when Siebel’s cash reserves are included in the mix.

Salesforce.com announced appexhcange, which it describes as a new way to browse, share, and install on-demand applications.

Sybase announced its latest major upgrade with Adaptive Server Enterprise, or ASE, 15, the first such upgrade in several years

eBay announced that it is aqcuiring internet telephony company Skype for $2.6 billion.

IBM launched an aggressive, expanded strategy within the SOA marketplace.

Microsoft’s Bill Gates demonstrated Windows Vista, Explorer 7 and Office 12 at the PDC gathering in Los Angeles.

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Major announcements from Oracle, IBM, eBay, Sybase, salesforce.com, and an intriguing preview by Bill Gates have all made for a big week in the technology industry.


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