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TikTok chooses Oracle over Microsoft
Published in News
Monday, 14 September 2020 11:12

TikTok chooses Oracle over Microsoft


Your 15 year old can expect a comprehensive licencing agreement

The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the US.

Oracle sees increased demand for cloud services
Published in News


Beat expectations is cool for Catz

Oracle beat expectations for what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected from its first quarter results and sending its shares up five percent on Thursday.

Oracle loses JEDI appeal
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 03 September 2020 11:33

Oracle loses JEDI appeal


The force was not strong in this one

A US appeals court rejected Oracle's challenges to the Pentagon's disputed $10 billion cloud-computing contract.

Trump wants his mate Ellison to buy Tik-Tok
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Thursday, 20 August 2020 11:11

Trump wants his mate Ellison to buy Tik-Tok


Is this what the whole thing was about?

US President Donald Trump has said tech giant Oracle would be "a great company" to take over TikTok's US operations.

Oracle fighting over Tik Tok now
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 11:14

Oracle fighting over Tik Tok now


Everyone wants a piece

Oracle has entered the race to acquire TikTok - the popular Chinese-owned short video app that President Donald Trump has vowed to shut down unless it is taken over by a US company by mid-November.

Oracle parks its tanks on Amazon’s lawn
Published in Cloud

 
Installs its servers in enterprise customers’ premises

Oracle has announced a package for enterprise customers which it says will give them the full benefits of the company’s public cloud services while retaining all their data on-premise.

Trump backs Ellison in API court case
Published in News
Friday, 21 February 2020 09:22

Trump backs Ellison in API court case


Everything should belong to my golf buddies and supporters

The Trump administration urged the US Supreme Court to reject an appeal by Alphabet's Google, boosting Oracle's bid to collect more than $8 billion in royalties for Google's use of copyrighted programming code in the Android operating system.

Red Hat and IBM take on Oracle
Published in News
Monday, 20 January 2020 11:48

Red Hat and IBM take on Oracle


Tells the supremes that APIs cannot be copyrighted

Red Hat and IBM jointly filed their own amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the "Google vs. Oracle" case, arguing that APIs cannot be copyrighted.

EFF asks the Supremes to step into API row
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 11:05

EFF asks the Supremes to step into API row


Stop in the name of tech

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court in Google v. Oracle, arguing that APIs are not copyrightable.

Torvalds warns against Oracle module
Published in News
Monday, 13 January 2020 12:03

Torvalds warns against Oracle module


Larry Ellison too litigious

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has warned engineers against adding a module for the ZFS filesystem that was designed by Sun Microsystems, now Oracle, due to licensing issues.