Sources say Sun's (JAVA) much-touted and much-delayed Rock chip, a multicore concoction which...

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Sources say Sun's (JAVA) much-touted and much-delayed Rock chip, a multicore concoction which was supposed to trounce competing server chips from IBM (IBM) and Intel (INTC), has met an unceremonious end. Oracle (ORCL), which is acquiring Sun for its software assets, likely encouraged the decision.