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Q&A: Why many business are moving their legacy Oracle application Special

New research finds that many Integrated Technology and Device Manufacturers are considering moving their legacy Oracle applications. Barriers to this are uncertainty and risk. Bill Saltys of Apps Associates explains why such a move is important.

Google seeks reversal of Oracle’s Android copyright ruling

Google has requested that the U.S. Supreme Court reverse a ruling that has resurrected a billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle that dates to 2010. Nine years ago Oracle filed suit claiming Google infringed its Java intellectual property.

Oracle underpaid women and minority workers by $401 million

Oracle underpaid women and minority workers by $400 million between 2013 and 2016 due to what the US Labor Deparment described as systematic discrimination, the agency said Tuesday.

Oracle's big-money case against Google gets new life

San Francisco - An appeals court on Tuesday gave Oracle another shot at wringing billions of dollars from Google in a keenly watched legal battle over the use of freely available Java software code.

Oracle unveils 'self-driving' automated cloud platform

Oracle has announced it will rollout autonomous functions across its entire cloud. Initially launched as a pilot database system last year, Oracle said businesses can reduce risk and accelerate innovation by getting predictive insights from the cloud.

Oracle purchases Australian cloud provider Aconex in $1.2bn deal

Oracle has announced it will acquire Australian cloud provider Aconex. Aconex offers collaboration tools for the construction industry. Oracle said the purchase, valued at almost $1.2bn, will let it create a "comprehensive" construction cloud offering.

Oracle's new database uses AI to keep itself secure

Oracle has announced a new automated database technology that uses AI to automatically install updates, detect threats and run optimisations. The system is supposed to take the pain out of database management, letting developers concentrate on their apps.

Two brothers just sold their company to Oracle for $850 million

New York is still abuzz that an ad-tech company called Moat sold itself to Oracle. Terms of the deal were undisclosed but an unnamed source told Recode's Peter Kafka that Oracle would pay upwards of $850 million for Moat.

Oracle's hugely popular point-of-sale payment system hacked

Computing giant Oracle has warned customers of its MICROS point-of-sale payment systems that cybercriminals have infected the service with malicious code. The software is used in 180 countries. The attack could explain a recent series of retail thefts.

Oracle's claim over Android's use of Java dismissed by jury

A judge has ruled that Google did not infringe on the copyright of software giant Oracle by using its Java programming language in Android without paying royalties. Oracle intends to appeal the decision which has been welcomed by software developers.

Google may adopt Apple's programming language as Android default

Google could be planning to adopt Apple's open-source Swift programming language for use in building Android apps. Doing so would be a huge task requiring the rewrite of many existing code libraries but would free Google from its ongoing issues with Java.

Google paid Apple $1b in 2014 to remain default iOS search engine

Google reportedly paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to remain as the default search engine in the company's iOS software used on the iPhone and iPad. The information was revealed as part of Google's ongoing legal case with Oracle.

Oracle is back to using aggressive tactics again to sell cloud

Oracle is using the so-called nuclear option to sell its cloud products, even for businesses that don't need them or want them.

Report: NBA Clippers could be sold this week

Los Angeles - Co-owners Shelly and Donald Sterling are preparing to drop their legal challenges and could sell the Los Angeles Clippers baskeball team as early as this week, sources say.

Oracle quarterly results disappoint Wall Street; shares fall

Oracle Corp posted higher third-quarter revenue and profit that failed to satisfy investors looking for signs of a sustained turnaround and its shares fell about 4 percent.

Oracle to buy online data management startup BlueKai

Oracle Corp said it would buy online data management startup BlueKai to bolster its marketing platform. BlueKai collects and analyzes online ad data, helping advertisers personalize online and offline marketing campaigns.

Did Oracle buy coverage in Google patent case?

Oracle has revealed it has financial ties to an influential blogger and patent expert as the Oracle vs Google Android patent case takes yet another bizarre twist.

Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison buys a Hawaiian island

Lanai City - While Moody's downgrades 15 more banks in the world, it is still possible for a billionaire to buy a whole Hawaiian Island - Lanai to be exact.

Oracle loses copyright dispute with Google

The computer company Oracle has failed in an attempt to sue the Internet giant Google for copyright infringement after Google used some Java software components without purchasing a license.

Op-Ed: Mark Hurd and Oracle Corp. a golden parachute closing quickly

Hewlett-Packard is planning to start a new separate investigation into the severance package given to departed CEO Mark Hurd. The $35 million has now come into question as being unnecessary in light of his dismissal by the board of directors.

Hewlett Packard's loss is Oracle's gain?

Redwood, California - On September 6, 2010 Oracle hardware server giant and company consumer announced the hiring of former Hewlett Packard Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd.

Ahmadinejad predicts more US-led Mid-East wars in the near future

In an interview with Iran’s English-language news agency Press TV, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed to have precise information that the United States plan to attack two or more additional countries in the Middle East in the next 3 month.

Oracle Continues Acquisition Spree

Oracle, the software maker, has just bought a telecom service provider in the latest move under its CEO’s applications to disk strategy.

Ex-Lover seeks revenge

YaVaughnie Wilkins is letting the entire world know on a website and five billboards throughout the United States about her love for Oracle president Charles Phillips, who, she says, has scorned her.

Oracle Buys BEA For $8.5B, Sun Buys MySql for $1B

Major purchases were made today by Oracle and Sun in a combined shelling out of almost $10 billion. Some are asking why Sun would pay $1 billion for an open source database that is given away for free? Read here to find out.

Oracle sues rival SAP for 'theft'

Oracle has sued on SAP saying that they have hacked there computers and stealing vital product information.

Oracle Will Buy Hyperion for $3.3 billion

$3,300,000,000.00 deal will surely shake up industry.

Oracle must eat Red Hat or fork, says Ubuntu man

Great interview with Ubuntu Founder ( Shuttleworth ), about Oracle, Red hat, and Microsoft and Novell deal, and Sun's acceptance of Ubuntu

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 176, 6 November 2006

Novell drops a bombshell on the Linux community. Signing an exclusive patent-protection agreement with Microsoft. Community is not impressed.

Microsoft follows Oracle into Linux Market

Microsoft to offer support services to corporate customers using the Linux operating system. What will Red Hat Inc. do?
 

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