Found this announcement in the overnight news. According to the folks at Bloomberg, IBM is licking its chops over the struggling Sun Microsystems. Long seen as a something of a maverick in the big-iron computer business, Sun also has been the little brother running hard to catch the big kids and--in spite of some excellent products--never quite being able to catch up. Seems like Scott McNealy may finally be getting tired of going it alone and is thinking of cashing in his chips. Stay tuned.