Oracle (ORCL -0.1%) chairman Larry Ellison says Sun Microsystems (JAVA -0.5%) is losing about...

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Oracle (ORCL -0.1%) chairman Larry Ellison says Sun Microsystems (JAVA -0.5%) is losing about $100M/month while EU regulators debate their merger, as rivals IBM (IBM) and Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) poach Sun's customers amid uncertainty about its future. Yet another reason to question the wisdom of this combo.