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Is Open Source The Stock Flavor of the Month?

Aug 31, 2007, 00:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"In a bid to boost its stock price, Sun Microsystems changed its ticker symbol Monday to JAVA.

"The market's reaction? That's fine, kid, here's a quarter. From the time of the announcement on Thursday through its Tuesday peak shares gained about 25 cents. That may not sound like much, but with 3.66 billion shares outstanding it's about $900 million..."

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