Eye on Oracle:

November, 2012


November 28, 2012  9:57 PM

Oracle aims to overtake SAP’s control of India’s business application market

Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle vs. SAP

Corporate battlegrounds take all kinds of forms. Something we rarely think about in the developed world, though, is the battle for market share in developing countries. China and India are of particular interest—both have strong economies and are frequently accused of stealing business from...

November 14, 2012  7:43 PM

Did anyone really ‘like’ Oracle Social?

Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle acquisitions, social media

One morning this week, countless people woke up to find that they now "like" Oracle Social on Facebook, with no memory of actively "liking" it. If it were just for a...

November 7, 2012  11:45 PM

Four more years: What it means for Oracle and the Silicon Valley

Posted by: Lena Weiner
election 2012, Larry Ellison, Oracle, Silicon Valley, wealth

If you're a news and politics junkie like me, you probably stumbled into work more than a bit groggy this morning, possibly also a tad hung over, either because...

November 1, 2012  2:21 PM

Sparc turns 25

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Oracle Sparc, Sparc

A quarter-century ago, Sun Microsystems developed and introduced the Sparc chip. This week the Computer History Museum plans to celebrate that fact. Sparc stands for Scalable Processor Architecture, and was a RISC-based chip introduced by Sun for its own servers and workstations. The Sparc chip...


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