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Oracle acquisitions


January 25, 2013  4:17 PM

Upcoming Oracle Cloud news?



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Cloud, Oracle acquisitions, Oracle cloud computing, Oracle Public Cloud

Just got this message yesterday:

Please join Oracle President Mark Hurd and Oracle Executive Vice President Thomas Kurian for an Oracle Update for the Media. The Conference call will provide a brief recap of Oracle's business strategy and provide an update on Oracle...

January 3, 2013  6:35 PM

Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water…



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle, Oracle acquisitions

Oracle's gone and done it again. Just when small cloud-based firms think it's safe to go in the water, Oracle does their best imitation of Jaws and gobbles them right up. This time, the victim is


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...


August 29, 2012  8:22 PM

Oracle: It’s growing…



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle, Oracle acquisitions

Oracle is a company Wall Street and a lot of folks love to hate. Analysts love to predict doom and gloom for Oracle. No one seems to really want to hear that Oracle just might be doing alright. As a result of this


August 16, 2012  2:50 PM

Who will Oracle buy next?



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle, Oracle acquisitions

The web is humming with gossip. Yes, there's that K-Stewart R-Patt thing no one really cares about, pundits speculating about


July 11, 2012  8:06 PM

Oracle’s social media shopping spree



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle, Oracle acquisitions

Ever go on a shopping binge? One day, you’re totally cool just owning a PC and a boring, regular old flip phone. The next day, you simply must have the latest MacBook Pro (the one with


June 7, 2012  5:06 PM

New version of Oracle database on the way?



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle acquisitions, Oracle database

Ready for a new version of the Oracle Database? You might not have to wait too long. At last week’s AllThingsD conference,


May 24, 2012  3:48 PM

On buying virtues



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle acquisitions

Oracle does a lot of things very well - databases,


April 13, 2012  5:39 PM

Oracle gets vertical—Industries, that is



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle acquisitions, pharmaceutical industry, vertical industries

On March 29, Oracle announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire ClearTrial, provider of cloud-based clinical trials operations applications. The likely fate of ClearTrial is to be folded into Oracle’s Health Sciences suite...


February 15, 2012  7:11 PM

RightNow- Oracle’s foothold in CEM



Posted by: Lena Weiner
Oracle, Oracle acquisitions, Oracle CRM

Last October, Oracle acquired RightNow for $1.5 billion. At the time, the move was rather unexpected on Oracle’s part, and left many industry insiders scratching their...


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