Republicans tell Trump to stop listening to the Oracles
Published in News


Get your foot off the brake of $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

Four Republican members of US Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, have told President Donald Trump to stop messing around with the $10 billion cloud contract with the Defence Department.

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:19

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle


Backlash

Chinese firms are starting to review their contracts with US companies such as Big Blue and Oracle.

Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 06 June 2019 11:30

Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds


Double the rain

Software King of the World Microsoft has decided to link its cloud with one belonging to the licence fee collector Oracle.

Pentagon snubs Oracle
Published in Cloud
Friday, 12 April 2019 12:33

Pentagon snubs Oracle


Rubbish for
Jedi you are

The Pentagon has snubbed Oracle for its $10 billion, decade-long JEDI cloud contract process and chosen Amazon and Microsoft instead.

Amazon fulfilment teams celebrates Oracle database switch off
Published in Cloud


So happy to get shot of it

Amazon employees working in  fulfilment teams which handle inventory and shipping at the online retail giant have opened the champers after getting Oracle off their company servers.

Oracle blames Google for shutting it out of the smartphone industry
Published in Mobiles


Oh those pesky applets

Oracle has made the bizarre claim that the only reason it is not the king of the smartphones is that Google used applets in its software.

Berkshire flogs off Apple and Oracle shares
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Friday, 15 February 2019 11:58

Berkshire flogs off Apple and Oracle shares


Buys a nice red hat instead

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has trimmed its stake in iPhone maker Apple in a sign that the shine has come off the fruity cargo cult.

Oracle systematically underpaid women claims lawsuit
Published in News


Saving money

Everyone's favourite database company, Oracle, is alleged to have systematically underpaid its women employees and continued to do so after the government told it to be more reasonable, a court has been told.

Larry Ellison to oversee his mate Musk
Published in News
Monday, 31 December 2018 12:24

Larry Ellison to oversee his mate Musk


Yeah that will shut him up

Under pressure to do something to regulate Tesla CEO Elon Musk's mouth, its board to provide "independent oversight" demanded by the US by appointing his mate Oracle's Larry Ellison to the board.

Ellison moans that no ordinary person would use Amazon
Published in Cloud


Ordinary people buy an Oracle licence

Oracle’s Larry Ellison is still rather miffed that Amazon has turned off its Oracle data warehouse in favour of its own software.