ORACLE, THE ORACLE: Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Thursday after Oracle's weak sales results weighed down big U.S. technology companies. Oracle's results have an outsized impact on other technology stocks because it reports earlier than most of its peers.
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An appeals court should rule, as a matter of law, that Google’s commercial use of Java in a market where Oracle already competed was not fair use, the software company said in a filing. “This Court should not stop at finding that Google infringed Oracle’s copyrighted work. A remand to decide fair use is pointless,” Oracle said in a filing on Monday to the U.S. Court of...
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Oracle released emergency patches for Java on Monday to address two critical vulnerabilities, one of which is actively being exploited by hackers in targeted attacks. The vulnerabilities, identified as CVE-2013-1493 and CVE-2013-0809, are located in the 2D component of Java and received the highest possible impact score from Oracle. “These vulnerabilities may be remotely...
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Shares of Oracle fall a day after disappointing results. Oracle also slides on a downgrade, but Yahoo is up on an upbeat Oppenheimer review.
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Oracle co-President Mark Hurd weighed in on the contentious topic of third-party software maintenance at the Collaborate user group conference in Denver this week.Some Oracle and SAP customers have turned to third-party maintenance providers such as Rimini Street in search of a cheaper alternative to Oracle's annual fees. Oracle has sued Rimini Street, claiming it uses...
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Shares of Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) have declined more than 12 percent a week after the software maker reported third quarter revenues which fell short of analyst estimates. On Monday, Oracle's stock continued its decline to $31...
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Oracle's sales force isn't usually seen as the easiest to work with, with customers bombarded by multiple account representatives from different product areas.But changes are in store, according to Oracle co-President Mark Hurd, who spoke this week in Denver at the Collaborate conference, which is put on by three Oracle user groups.Oracle's sales force is going to get...
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Shares of Oracle fall a day after disappointing results. Oracle also slides on a downgrade, as the tech sector led a broad market retreat. On the upside, Yahoo is up on an upbeat Oppenheimer review.
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Oracle is planning to release 128 patches on Tuesday covering security weaknesses that affect "hundreds" of its products. Four of the patches concern components of Oracle's flagship database server, and all of them can be exploited by a remote attacker without a username and password, according to the announcement. Another 29 fixes target a range of Oracle Fusion...
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How did a small, open source software company from Finland capture billions in market share from Oracle? Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, knows the answer and he delights in telling the story of how MySQL ate Oracle's lunch and dinner.
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