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Lary Ellison Steps Down, Hurd & Catz Appointed Joint CEOs Of Oracle

Lary Ellison is stepping down as CEO of Oracle. He will now be the company's CTO and executive chairman of the Oracle board. Filling...

Wipro Launches CoE For Oracle Solutions

Wipro has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Oracle Engineered Solutions in Bangalore. This CoE is aimed at delivering future ready systems through application modernization and data centre consolidation programs, especially in financial services, telecom, retail, utilities, and manufacturing, says the company.

Oracle Buys TOA

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire TOA, a company that provides cloud-based field service SaaS solutions. TOA’s solutions manage over 120 million service events annually in more than 20 countries, according to a statement by Oracle. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Oracle Launches Solaris 11.2, Available As Beta

Oracle has introduced Solaris 11.2, a cloud platform that combines virtualization, application-driven software-defined networking (SDN) technology, and a full OpenStack distribution. Solaris 11.2 Beta is now available for download via Oracle Technology Network (OTN).

Fusion-io Developing Flash-Aware Interfaces For MySQL

Fusion-io is collaborating with Oracle on the development of flash-aware interfaces for MySQL. These interfaces include NVM Compression, a flash-aware interface that can double...

City Of Memphis Implementing Oracle Asset Management

Signum Group has been selected by the City of Memphis to implement Oracle Enterprise Asset Management. The project will leverage Oracle eAM and R12 functionality, while integrating mobile work management technology to support general services and public works and improve vehicle fleet and facilities management.

Oracle Buys BlueKai

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire BlueKai, for a reported $400 million. BlueKai provides big data solutions for marketing. The company will be integrated with both Oracle's Responsys for B2C marketing automation and Eloqua for B2B marketing automation.

IBM Sets US Patent Record Again

IBM inventors received 6,809 patents in 2013 says IBM. The company topped the annual list of U.S. patent leaders for the 21st consecutive year....

Oracle Buys Corente

Oracle has entered into an agreement to acquire Corente, a provider of software-defined networking (SDN) technology for wide area networks (WANs). Additional details of the transaction were not disclosed.

CMU Software Lets Amateur Users Create Garfield Animations

Children who love Garfield, the feline star of the popular comic strip, can now make their own computer animations of the lasagna-loving, Monday-adverse cat,...

Oracle Reportedly Messed Up Oregon’s $40M Healthcare Exchange

Oregon gave Oracle $40 million to build its own online healthcare exchange; but the result has been "a disaster of missed deadlines, a nonworking website...

Oracle Wins America’s Cup, Larry Ellison Misses His Own Keynote

Oracle Team USA won the 34th. America's Cup on Wednesday. Oracle Team USA and Challenger Emirates Team New Zealand (ENTZ) engaged in the longest America’s...

Oracle Launches Marketplace In The Cloud

Oracle has introduced the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, a global marketplace where partners can publish applications for Oracle customers. At launch, it features 100+ business applications developed...

Oracle Updates Roadmap For Next Generation Java ME Platform

Oracle is on track with Java ME 8 says the company, with the release of Java SE 8 Specification and JDK 8, its official...

Oracle Unveils New Entry-Level Big Memory Machines

Oracle has unveiled the SPARC M6-32 server and SuperCluster M6-32 engineered system, based on new 3.6 GHz, 12-core SPARC M6 processors. John Fowler (Executive vice...