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MySQL founder turns to China, Russia to halt Oracle
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm
MySQL founder turns to China, Russia to halt Oracle

Michael Widenius, the creator of the MySQL database, said he is turning his vocal campaign against Oracle’s planned takeover of Sun Microsystems to China and Russia because the European Commission appears set to clear the deal.

Wall St sets bar higher for IBM in 2010 after rally
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Wall St sets bar higher for IBM in 2010 after rally

IBM’s quarterly results should show a solid recovery in technology spending, but investors will likely want reassurance of stronger growth in 2010 before pushing its stock price much higher.

Google denies leaving China, seeks negotiations
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Google denies leaving China, seeks negotiations

Google Inc enters a second week of high stakes brinkmanship with China’s government, amid speculation the firm has decided to pull out of the world’s biggest Internet market over cyber-spying concerns.

Spyker CEO denies joint Genii bid for Saab
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Spyker CEO denies joint Genii bid for Saab

Dutch sports car maker Spyker (SPYKR.AS) denied on Sunday it had plans to jointly bid for General Motors’ GM.UL Saab with Luxembourg investment firm Genii Capital.

Camargo reiterates Cimpor interest after rebuff
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Camargo reiterates Cimpor interest after rebuff

Brazil’s Camargo Correa Group reiterated its interest in cement maker Cimpor (CPR.LS) on Sunday and said it was pondering its options after the Portuguese stock market regulator turned down its merger proposal.

Bengals’ Marvin Lewis is AP NFL Coach of the Year
January 17, 2010 – 5:00 am
Bengals’ Marvin Lewis is AP NFL Coach of the Year

Marvin Lewis had much more than game plans to deal with this season. Lewis won The Associated Press 2009 NFL Coach of the Year award for guiding his team to the playoffs during a season marked by tragedy.

Care for a bite out of the Great Wall of China?
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Care for a bite out of the Great Wall of China?

The Great Wall never looked so tasty: a team of Chinese confectioners have built a 10 meter (33 ft) long replica of the structure entirely out of chocolate in a bid to entice Chinese to eat more of the sweet stuff.

Ryder Cup among questions for Woods
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Ryder Cup among questions for Woods

Depending on the future of Tiger Woods, one of his streaks is on the line this year. Dating to 1999, Woods has led the points table for every Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup team.

Warner has decision to make after blowout loss
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Warner has decision to make after blowout loss

Kurt Warner’s pass had just been intercepted, and with the season slipping away, the Arizona quarterback charged over to help make the tackle.

No. 5 Syracuse survives No. 10 West Virginia 72-71
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm
No. 5 Syracuse survives No. 10 West Virginia 72-71

No double-digit lead is safe in the Big East, even in the final minute. Freshman Brandon Triche scored 16 points and No. 5 Syracuse nearly blew a 10-point lead before outlasting No. 10 West Virginia 72-71 on Saturday.