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.

CEO’s of Adobe, Microsoft, SAP Announce the Launch of the Open Data Initiative

CEO’s of Adobe, Microsoft, SAP announced the launch of the Open Data Initiative, a new data repository in the cloud dedicated to facilitating collaboration across the global research community.

Ballmer Says Satya Nadella is Taking Microsoft “To Infinity and Beyond”

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer recently told Bloomberg that current CEO Satya Nadella is taking Microsoft “to infinity and beyond.” In the interview with Emily Chang, Ballmer reflected on his relationship with Bill Gates and defended his role in the…

Microsoft Launches ‘Envision’ Event For Business Leaders

Microsoft recently announced the launch of Microsoft Envision, which it describes as a new flagship event for business leaders. The event will feature keynotes and interactive sessions with “a broad slate of visionaries, experts and innovators” as well as industry-specific…

Microsoft Announces 7,800 Job Cuts from Phone Division

Microsoft has announced that it will cut up to 7,800 jobs, mostly in the company’s phone hardware business. The company is also writing off $7.6 billion related to its acquisition of Nokia’s phone business despite only spending $7.2 billion to…

Yahoo Could Still Drop Microsoft Soon

Last week, Yahoo and Microsoft announced that they have reworked the terms of their search partnership after extending a deadline for coming to new terms. This followed speculation that Yahoo could put an end to the companies’ relationship, as CEO…

Yahoo And Microsoft Rework Search Alliance

Well, they’re not breaking up just yet. Yahoo and Microsoft just announced that they have agreed to amend their search partnership following the delay of talks about how to proceed, which led to a lot of speculation that they may…

Should Yahoo & Microsoft End Their Search Alliance?

The question of whether or not Yahoo and Microsoft will remain search partners is up in the air. The two companies have a decision to reach within the next month or so. In one scenario, the two companies could part…

Microsoft Earnings Released With Record Revenue For The Quarter

Microsoft just released its earnings for its Fiscal Year 2015 Q1, posting record first-quarter revenue thanks to its cloud and hardware offerings. The company managed to beat Wall Street expectations with EPS at $0.54 and revenue at $23.2 billion, down…

Microsoft Initiates Another Round Of Layoffs

Microsoft announced a couple months ago that it would reduce its overall workforce by up to 18,000 jobs over the course of the next year, and that of those, 12,500 would be related to its acquisition of Nokia assets. The…