No one saw that one coming
Birmingham City Council, the largest local authority in Europe, has declared itself in financial distress after an Oracle project costs ballooned from $25 million to around $125.5 million.
x86 has reached its limits
Oracle said that it has modified its flagship database software to work on a new category of computing chip, starting with chips from Ampere Computing.
Despite making profits
While Oracle is continuing to make a lot of cash it seems that the staff who bring them all that cash are surplus to requirements.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.