Dropbox CEO: The Opportunity is Massive
Dropbox CEO: The Opportunity is Massive

Dropbox CEO Josh Lipton says that making their product better is their primary strategy to achieving continued strong growth and he doesn’t expect their growth to slow down in the near future.

Scott Belsky: Augmented Reality Will Be Bigger than the Web
Scott Belsky: Augmented Reality Will Be Bigger than the Web

Adobe’s Scott Belsky says that augmented reality will be as big or bigger than the Web itself. “Augmented reality, to me, is the next major medium,” says Belsky. “I actually would go on the record saying that I think someday AR will be as big, if not bigger, than the Web because it will literally be everywhere.”

SAP CEO: It’s All About the Customer Experience
SAP CEO: It’s All About the Customer Experience

SAP CEO Bill McDermott, in a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg talked about enterprises moving to the cloud, competing with Oracle’s new autonomous database, competing with Salesforce, and its huge business in China.

Larry Ellison: Amazon uses Oracle, not Amazon to Run Their Business... Because AWS is Not Good Enough
Larry Ellison: Amazon uses Oracle, not Amazon to Run Their Business… Because AWS is Not Good Enough

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison says that Amazon does not even use their own database to run their business. “Amazon runs their entire business on top of Oracle, on top of the Oracle Database,” Ellison said.

Oracle CEO: What’s In Our DNA Deeply is to Build for the Future
Oracle CEO: What’s In Our DNA Deeply is to Build for the Future

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd says that because they have a founder like Larry Ellison they are focused on generational changes. “At the end of the day what’s in our DNA deeply is to build for the future,” said Hurd.

Apple CEO: Our Own Information is Being Weaponized Against Us (Full Text of Speech + Video)
Apple CEO: Our Own Information is Being Weaponized Against Us (Full Text of Speech + Video)

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels last night and gave a bold and possibly controversial privacy speech. Cook directly challenged Facebook, and tech companies in general, to change their perspective on privacy.

Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security
Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security

Oracle’s Larry Ellison introduced the Generation 2 Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld 2018 yesterday with a primary emphasis on security. “Other clouds have been around for a long time, and they were not designed for the enterprise,” Ellison said.

Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?
Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?

There was a session at the recent GeekWire Summit on how the IoT explosion will impact retail stores where underpants were discussed. It’s humous but very illustrative of how every item in every store, electronic or not, will be tracked.

Conservatives See Facebook War Room As War on Them
Conservatives See Facebook War Room As War on Them

Facebook has created a War Room ahead of the midterm election that is filled with data scientists and specialists trying to stop the spread of what it considers fake news.

Larry Ellison’s Pitch for the Oracle Autonomous Database
Larry Ellison’s Pitch for the Oracle Autonomous Database

Oracle just released a new video commercial for the Oracle Autonomous Database featuring Oracle co-founder, executive chairman, and chief technology officer Larry Ellison.