“I think what they did was absolutely evil,” Ellison said, putting the blame squarely on Page’s shoulders. “I don’t see how he thinks you can just copy someone else’s stuff.”
“He was our Edison. He was our Picasso. He was an incredible inventor,” Larry Ellison said today in an interview with CBS’ Charlie Rose.
And, he said, Apple without Steve Jobs is doomed to fail.
As Oracle departs the Nasdaq, Tesla will take its place in the Nasdaq 100 index.
Pay for the richest 200 CEOs continues to rise, and it’s not usually tied very closely to their companies’ performance.
“Larry Ellison has done a lot of hand-waving about the cloud,” CEO Dave Kellogg told me this morning. “But I haven’t seen any traction for Oracle moving any existing products into the cloud. They’re trying, but their customers are getting there faster than Oracle is.”
Enterprise tech titans Oracle and Salesforce are putting aside their differences and entering into a nine year cloud partnership.
Microsoft and Oracle, two enterprise titans, announced a major deal today to be more friendly when it comes to enterprise cloud services. The move could make Microsoft Azure a much stronger rival to Amazon Web Services.
In a clear sign that the company is no longer a growth stock that investors buy for capital gains, Oracle increased its dividend 100 percent to $0.12 per common share, which will be paid in August.
Starting this fall, Oracle will release quarterly security patches. It will also respond more quickly to security issues and will do better at ensuring vulnerabilities don’t make it into the codebase in the first place.
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Editor’s Pick SAP has been throwing its hands in the air for years, exclaiming that it is indeed a cloud company. But yesterday, SAP took a big step that shows where it and its customers are at by offering its “HANA” in-memory database technology from its own cloud.
Apple’s in the top 10 for the first time ever, Facebook hits the list, and Dell sells more than Google as Fortune Magazine released its Fortune 500 companies today, ranking the top 500 companies by global income.
The Los Angeles Times reports that the world’s third richest individual has set his sights on “billionaire beach,” and may have dropped anchor in the neighborhood.
Best known, perhaps, for being the headquarters of BlackBerry, Waterloo is a small suburb of Toronto with a population of 98,000 in which 500 startups were born in 2012.
Java is getting a security update today to fix a number of bugs that can be used in drive-by attacks.
“Our mission, to help people everywhere see and understand data, isn’t all that different from Google’s,” Christian Chabot, the company’s cofounder and chief executive, told VentureBeat.
Editor's Pick Imagine this: You’re a founder of a Silicon Valley enterprise software company. It’s only 15 years old, but it’s already worth $3.5 billion. You’ve never lost money, and you’ve left your initial competition in the dust.
Showing its intent to get cozy with wireless carriers, Oracle has agreed to acquire Tekelec, a provider of network signaling, subscriber data management, and policy control.
Enterprise software titan Oracle has agreed to acquire Nimbula — a cloud infrastructure management software company founded by former Amazon Web Services gurus.
Oracle has issued an emergency patch for its Java software after a string of high-profile hacking incidents at companies including Apple, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple are not just engines of technological innovation in America … they’re also the path to Forbes’ World’s Billionaires list. But there is a little catch — you gotta be a man.
Larry Ellison buys Hawaiian inter-island airline Island Air.
Editor’s Pick Fifty tech companies, including Microsoft, Apple, and Google, are avoiding paying $225 billion in taxes by sheltering their assets overseas, according to a new report in the Bay Citizen. Is this “capitalism” in the words of Google’s Eric Schmidt, or does it hurt ordinary Americans?
Facebook was hacked last month, though it promises no user data was compromised.
Oracle yet again shows its willingness to buy tech rather than create it.
Only one day after Oracle fixed a highly-publicized hole in Java, a new zero-day attack surfaced on online hacker forums. The zero-day owner says the exploit will be released to the highest bidder.
The Department of Homeland Security says, despite Oracle’s recent Java patch, that you should keep Java disabled to “mitigate other Java vulnerabilities that may be discovered in the future.”
Oracle patches a hole in Java 7 that allowed hackers to hijack computers for botnets. The fix comes after a warning from the Department of Homeland Security.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security believes you shouldn’t be using Java until an update has been issued to fix a dangerous hole.
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Editor’s Pick Eloqua’s surprise sale to Oracle comes just four months after its initial public offering and follows a strong third quarter. So, why now?
Oracle’s quest to offer cloud services for just about everything continues.
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Salesforce acquires Prior Knowledge and its predictive database technology for developers.
Most two-year-olds are growing fast. But few are growing as quickly as social media management service SproutSocial, which is riding the wave of social media escaping the marketing department and penetrating the entire enterprise.
Making a play for the enterprise, Nokia’s has inked a deal with Oracle, which will use its map data.
Oracle has snapped up SelectMinds, a provider of recruiting automation tools, to bolster its portfolio of cloud-based employee and HR services.
The federal judge in the Oracle v. Google trial has ordered that Oracle cough up $1.13 million in court fees after Google prevailed in the case.
Oracle patched the hole in Java 7 that allows hackers to secretly download malware to your computer today, in an uncharacteristic update to its software. But it seems the company knew about the issue far longer than the rest of us.
A new vulnerability in Java 7 may let hackers attack Apple computers, bringing back memories of the recent Flashback trojan that may have been stealing up to $10,000 a day in ad revenue.