Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 48973
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1/18    http://money.cnn.com/2008/01/16/news/companies/oracle/index.htm
        Oracle buys BEA for $8.5B. What does this mean for BEA employees?
        \_ bend over.
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money.cnn.com/2008/01/16/news/companies/oracle/index.htm
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