Oracle puts the squeeze on Java business users
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Pay up or you will not get patches and security updates

Business users of Java SE 8 have been told that they will no longer receive patches and security updates for the software from the beginning of next year, unless they write a cheque for a commercial licence.

Oracle expects cloud use to grow
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Oracle expansion is cool for Catz

Despite upsetting Wall Street with its lacklustre returns from cloud sales, Oracle's CEO Safra Catz  claims that she expects an acceleration in the company‚Äôs cloud business.

Ellison swings handbag at Amazon and humans
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Oracle Open World 2017 kicks off

Larry Ellison, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of enterprise-technology giant Oracle, swung his mighty handbag at rivals Amazon and anyone human who tried to steal a job from a computer or robot.

Oracle appears to be winding down Solaris and SPARC
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2,500 of layoffs thought 

Oracle staff have been moaning that Oracle has been laying off hundreds of staff in its Solaris, SPARC, tape libraries and storage departments.

Oracle gives up on Enterprise Java
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Opens the open sauce bottle

Oracle wants to give up leading the development of enterprise Java and is looking for an open source foundation to take on the role.

Java 9 will be late
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Oracle cracks its toe somewhere east of Java

It is starting to look like Java 9 will not see the light of day on July 27 as had been originally planned.

PC market could start growing again in 2019
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Latest prediction from IDC


Divination experts from IDC have been shuffling their Tarot cards and consulting the entrails of a particularly annoying toddler and reached the conclusion that the PC market will start growing again in 2019.

Cisco and Oracle cheer the end of net-neutrality in the US
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If these guys want it you know it must be good


Oracle announced its support for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's controversial plan to roll back the agency's net neutrality rules.

Oracle continues to hassle Google over Android
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Java row goes on and on and on

Oracle has decided that it is not going to give up trying to convince the world that Google owes it billions for Android software.

Oracle doubles its Amazon and Azure cloud licencing
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Why follow the Herd?


While Amazon and Microsoft have reduced the price of their cloud based operations, Oracle has decided to double the price, just to show everyone how it is done.