Bury the hatchet
Oracle and VMware announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service.
Best to stuff parsley in your ears
Facebook’s proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank’s ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call of “treacherous promises” ECB board member Yves Mersch said.
The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled IoT gadgets.
The US suddenly realises that Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple are not that nice
State attorneys in more than a dozen states are preparing to begin an antitrust investigation of the tech giants.
Foxconn in hot water again
Hundreds of schoolchildren have been drafted in to make Amazon's Alexa devices in China as part of a Foxconn controversial and often illegal attempt to meet production targets.
Dealings with online merchants being looked into
Amazon faces a formal European Union antitrust investigation into its dealings with merchants that sell goods on its site.
Europe's top court rules
US online retailer Amazon does not have to provide a helpline phone number to consumers, Europe’s top court said.
Global internet network
Amazon wants the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to give it the go-ahead to launch 3,236 satellites that would be used to establish a globe-spanning internet network.
And flogging the contents to advertisers
A US senator who asked how long Amazon kept voice recordings and transcripts was a little surprised at the result.
So happy to get shot of it
Amazon employees working in fulfilment teams which handle inventory and shipping at the online retail giant have opened the champers after getting Oracle off their company servers.