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Oracle Acquires SelectMinds, Launches Retail Mobile PoS, Banking Platform Oracle Acquires SelectMinds, Launches Retail Mobile PoS, Banking Platform

Oracle announced that it is acquiring cloud-based talent sourcing app maker SelectMinds. The company’s apps provide tools for businesses in recruiting, hiring, and employee social connections. “Recruiting candidates through employee referrals is widely acknowledged as the most effective method to …

Oracle Case Commentators Paid By Google Are Officially Irrelevant Oracle Case Commentators Paid By Google Are Officially Irrelevant

In August, a federal court in California said Google failed to comply with an order to disclose the names of individuals that have talked about the the company’s ongoing legal battle with Oracle, and have received payment from Google. Eventually, …

Oracle Reportedly Ordered To Pay Google $1 Million Oracle Reportedly Ordered To Pay Google $1 Million

Last time we checked in with the ongoing legal dispute between Google and Oracle, Google was providing the court with a list of people it has paid, who have shared comments about the case (though, Google says it has never …

Researchers Have Already Cracked The Latest Java Update Researchers Have Already Cracked The Latest Java Update

Oracle released a security alert yesterday in response to the recently discovered zero-day vulnerabilities that affected Java. Security Explorations were the first to discover the exploit back in April, but Oracle wasn’t going to fix it until their hand was …

Oracle Finally Patches Huge Java Exploit Oracle Finally Patches Huge Java Exploit
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It was brought to the Internet’s attention on Monday that Java was susceptible to a pretty nasty exploit that could see a user’s PC infected with malware. It was later revealed this morning that Java knew about the exploit since …

Oracle Knew About Java Exploits Since April Oracle Knew About Java Exploits Since April

We brought you news on Monday that hackers were using two big zero-day exploits in Java to install malware on victims’ PCs. Due to Oracle’s tiered update process, we won’t see a potential fix until October. As it turns out, …

Google Gives Court List Of Oracle Case Commentators, Which It Has Paid (But Not To Comment) Google Gives Court List Of Oracle Case Commentators, Which It Has Paid (But Not To Comment)

As reported last week, a California court said that Google failed to comply with an order to disclose names of individuals that have talked about Google’s legal battle with Oracle online, and have received payment from Google. Google maintains that …

Judge Indicates Google Has Not Complied With Paid Blogger Request, Sets Friday Deadline Judge Indicates Google Has Not Complied With Paid Blogger Request, Sets Friday Deadline
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On Friday, Google and Oracle each told a California court that they did not pay journalists or bloggers for coverage of their lengthy legal battle, after a judge ordered them to disclose if they had done so. Google reportedly said …

Google and Oracle Ordered to Reveal Shill Bloggers Google and Oracle Ordered to Reveal Shill Bloggers

The court battle between Google and Oracle has been long and brutal for both companies. Each was forced to submit data and information to the court that they would rather have kept secret. When Oracle’s claim that Google illegally used …

Oracle Buys Network Virtualization Firm Xsigo Systems Oracle Buys Network Virtualization Firm Xsigo Systems

Oracle announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire network virtualization technology provider Xsigo Systems. “The proliferation of virtualized servers in the last few years has made the virtualization of the supporting network connections essential,” said Oracle Executive Vice …

Guess How Much Money Google Wants From Oracle Guess How Much Money Google Wants From Oracle
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Google has demanded that Oracle pay $4 million to cover legal fees incurred during the highly publicized legal battle the two companies endured. Google wants nearly $3 million to cover “fees for exemplification and the costs of making copies of …

Oracle Founder Larry Ellison Purchases the Island of Lanai Oracle Founder Larry Ellison Purchases the Island of Lanai

Ever since news broke that self made billionaire David Murdock was selling his private Hawaiian island of Lanai, there has been a lot of speculation as to who the new owner would be. There were talks that a serious buyer …

Oracle Finally Gives Up on Google Paying Statutory Damages Oracle Finally Gives Up on Google Paying Statutory Damages
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Oracle has finally given up on hoping Google will be made to pay any statutory payments from their Java API patent infringement case regarding the development of the Android Operating Systems. If you remember, back at the end of May, …

Oracle Reports Fiscal Q4 2012 Earnings Oracle Reports Fiscal Q4 2012 Earnings
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Yesterday, Oracle released their Q4 2012 fiscal results. The company has had a big year and overall, things are looking up. GAAP revenues for the quarter are up 1% to almost $11 billion. Non-GAAP total revenues were also up 1% …

Oracle to Deliver the Most Comprehensive Cloud on Planet Earth Oracle to Deliver the Most Comprehensive Cloud on Planet Earth

Yesterday Oracle CEO Larry Ellison announced that his company is poised and ready to deliver the most comprehensive cloud this planet has ever seen, and there’s some real substance to what he’s saying. Oracle’s new public cloud features their fusion …

Oracle to Buy Cloud-Based Social Monitor, Collective Intellect Oracle to Buy Cloud-Based Social Monitor, Collective Intellect

Today, Software-as-a-Service provider, Oracle announce its plans to acquire Collective Intellect, a cloud-based social media monitor. The addition of Collective Intellect will allow Oracle to offer organizations quicker response to media feedback, more specifically targeted advertising, and a chance to …

Judge Dismisses Oracle’s Claim Against Google Judge Dismisses Oracle’s Claim Against Google

It was recently reported that the jury in the Android/Java patent infringement case sided with Google, and now presided Judge William Alsup has ruled that Oracle’s Java API elements are not copyrightable, and dismissed the claim against the search giant. …

Google Acquires Mike and Maaike Google Acquires Mike and Maaike

Google, on the heels of finally acquiring Motorola for $12.5 billion, has also bought industrial design firm Mike and Maaike, a company that contributed to the design of the G1 smartphone, launched in 2008. Here’s a look at the G1: …

Oracle Likely Spent Millions Suing Google Oracle Likely Spent Millions Suing Google

It was reported yesterday that in Google’s trial regarding Oracle’s accusations that the search giant infringed upon Java API patents in the development of its Android operating system, the jury has just found that no copyrights were violated. And apparently, …

Jury Voted 9-3 in Favor of Google in Oracle Case Jury Voted 9-3 in Favor of Google in Oracle Case

It was recently reported that the jury in the Android/Java patent infringement case sided with Google, and Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that the 12 were split 9-3 in the search giant’s favor. Jury foreman Greg Thompson spent some …

Oracle vs. Google: Jury Sides with Android Oracle vs. Google: Jury Sides with Android
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In Google’s drawn-out court proceedings regarding Oracle’s accusations that the search giant infringed upon Java API patents in the development of its Android operating system, a jury has just found that no copyrights were violated. Google released a statement on …