gregbo (gregbo) wrote,

No piano lesson last night because my teacher was sick. Instead, I listened to the Kansas City-Tennessee football game while doing some aha! Insight problems.

So Oracle is buying Peoplesoft, and it looks like Symantec is going to buy Veritas. There is talk of about 6,000 layoffs at Peoplesoft, and I imagine there will be some reduction in force at the others as well. I sometimes think consolidation in the computer industry is a more serious threat to jobs than offshoring.
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