Pentagon surrenders and divides cloud project among four big tech outfits
Saves on court cases later
The Pentagon is divvying up $9 billion in cloud contracts between Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon, presumably to avoid one of the megatech companies getting offended and suing.
Oracle releases VirtualBox 7.0
Sun never sets
Oracle has released VirtualBox 7.0 - the latest version of the FOSS hypervisor that Oracle acquired along with Sun Microsystems in 2009.
Oracle pays to make bribery charges go away
Only in America you can pay to make bribery charges go away
Oracle has paid $23 million to the US Securities and Exchange Commission to settle corruption charges that subsidiaries in Turkey, United Arab Emirates and India used "slush funds" to bribe foreign officials to win business.
Oracle sued over flogging data
Profiles of millions sold to third parties
Oracle is being sued over allegations it created a network containing personal data and profiles on millions of people which it flogged off to third parties.
Heatwave dissolves British clouds
Google and Oracle offline
The UK heatwave had a weird effect on Google and Oracle clouds with both had to take off their cloud services and servers because their cooling systems could not handle the temperature and were at risk of burning out.
UK heatwave takes down clouds
What do you expect?
Britain, which is famous for its rain, is having a few problems with its clouds as a heatwave grips the country.
US Supreme Court tells Oracle to give up on Itanium case
It will have to pay HPE $3 billion in damages
The US Supreme Court took time out from its busy schedule of trying to turn back the clock on US abortion law to refuse to hear Oracle's appeal to overturn a ruling ordering the IT giant to pay $3 billion in damages.
Oracle Java's popularity plummets
Half of what it used to be
Market leading Java distribution Oracle Java’s popularity is half what it was two years ago.
Oracle profits well above Wall Street expectations
Cloud is cool for Catz
Oracle forecast fourth-quarter profit above Wall Street estimates as the software outfit expects its heavy cloud investments to pay off, as more businesses ramp up their spending to support hybrid work and transition to cloud.
Azure ahead of AWS
New King of the Public Cloud adoption
Microsoft Azure has nosed ahead of AWS in the public cloud adoption stakes.