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  • Oracle unveils Alta, a next-generation user interface

    Oracle has overhauled the way it will build user interfaces in a bid to meet customers' expectations for user-friendly mobile applications -- and also to keep pace with rivals Salesforce.com and Workday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus01 Oct. 14 03:14
  • Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the Cloud

    Though Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd's title may have changed recently, his job running the company's sales and support operations really hasn't. But he does have a whole lot more to sell and support these days, and it's all in the cloud.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus30 Sept. 14 05:38
  • Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

    Oracle is giving its entry into the platform-as-a-service market (PaaS) an injection of new services in hopes of differentiating it from the likes of Windows Azure and Salesforce.com's Salesforce1.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus30 Sept. 14 03:35
  • Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the Cloud gauntlet

    Oracle CTO and executive chairman, Larry Ellison, who just a few years ago famously mocked the notion of Cloud computing, has positioned the company as one set up to become the industry's largest cloud player, with something to offer customers at all levels of the stack.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus29 Sept. 14 13:36
  • Oracle OpenWorld attendees fume over Ellison keynote

    Oracle customers pay handsome fees to attend its OpenWorld conference each year, and many of them felt short-changed Tuesday when Larry Ellison skipped his final keynote to watch an America's Cup sailing race.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus25 Sept. 13 00:30
  • Oracle pushes into database-as-a-service

    Oracle has hyped its new 12c database as faster and more powerful than ones that have come before, and now it's highlighting the release's ability to easily serve up multiple databases of varying size and scope according to a particular user's needs.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus23 Sept. 13 20:04
  • Oracle makes 'big data' push even bigger

    Oracle is doubling down on "big data" with a number of new products and enhancements to existing ones, in hopes that customers looking to analyze massive amounts of information for business insights will in turn invest further in Oracle.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus23 Sept. 13 17:04