US Supreme Court tells Oracle to give up on Itanium case
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It will have to pay HPE $3 billion in damages


The US Supreme Court took time out from its busy schedule of trying to turn back the clock on US abortion law to refuse to hear Oracle's appeal to overturn a ruling ordering the IT giant to pay $3 billion in damages.

Oracle Java's popularity plummets
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Monday, 09 May 2022 10:34

Oracle Java's popularity plummets


Half of what it used to be

Market leading Java distribution Oracle Java’s popularity is half what it was two years ago.

Oracle profits well above Wall Street expectations
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Cloud is cool for Catz


Oracle forecast fourth-quarter profit above Wall Street estimates as the software outfit expects its heavy cloud investments to pay off, as more businesses ramp up their spending to support hybrid work and transition to cloud.

Azure ahead of AWS
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Friday, 11 March 2022 12:02

Azure ahead of AWS


New King of the Public Cloud adoption

Microsoft Azure has nosed ahead of AWS in the public cloud adoption stakes.

Oracle, SAP, Intel and AMD retreat from Russia and Belarus
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Going to be difficult to get tech soon

Intel and AMD are no longer supplying chips to Russia and Belarus.

New York Times uses Wordle to track users
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Friday, 18 February 2022 12:51

New York Times uses Wordle to track users


Game loaded with add trackers

A month after Apple’s favourite newspaper, the New York Times, bought Wordle it has loaded it with advertising trackers.

Biden meets top tech firms
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Thursday, 13 January 2022 12:43

Biden meets top tech firms


Apparently they will help sort out Open source

The White House will meet executives from leading tech firms, including Google, Biggish Blue, Vole, Facebook, Jobs’ Mob, Oracle and Amazon.

Oracle increases cloud cover in Stockholm and Milan
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Pandemic increasing demand

Oracle has opened its first cloud region in the Nordics in Stockholm, along with one in Milan, Italy, as the pandemic increased demand for cloud computing tools from private- and public-sector organisations.

Jedi shall not return
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Tuesday, 05 October 2021 10:54

Jedi shall not return


Oracle feels the force of the  Supremes 

The US Supreme Court gone all death star on Oracle's petition against the Pentagon's vendor selection for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract and sent Oracle's mighty briefs packing.

Supremes chuck out Oracle's appeal
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Friday, 01 October 2021 13:08

Supremes chuck out Oracle's appeal


Has to pay HPE

The Supreme Court of California has thrown out Oracle's appeal against a decision to award $3 billion damages to HPE in a case which dates back a decade and relates to Big Red's commitment to develop on Itanium hardware.