Oracle

  • Oracle to buy Responsys for $1.39 billion in cloud software push 21-12-2013 10:46 AM

    Bangalore: Oracle Corp, the world's No. 2 business software maker, said it would buy web-based marketing software maker Responsys Inc for about $1.39 billion to bolster its cloud computing offerings. Oracle, led by billionaire Larry Ellison, has been focusing on cloud software to fend off competition from nimbler rivals such...
  • IIT-K students bag $210,000 pay package 05-12-2013 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: Engineering graduates from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have been getting extremely lucrative job offers from MNCs as well as Indian companies despite the poor state of the economy. The number of companies visiting IIT campuses has gone up this year and several graduates have landed jobs...
  • Two IIT Kanpur students get Rs 1.20 crore package 03-12-2013 08:29 PM

    Kanpur: Two students of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur got Rs 1.20 crore package during the ongoing placement drive. The drive was started on Sunday and it would continue till December 22, the IIT sources said. Two students have got the highest package of Rs 1.20 crore per annum from...
  • Oracle helping to fix Obama's healthcare site 03-11-2013 02:03 PM

    San Francisco: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says the business software maker is helping the Obama administration fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance. Ellison told shareholders at Oracle's annual meeting Thursday that the Redwood Shores, California company is pitching in with other government contractors...
  • Bitter rivals Oracle, Salesforce team up on cloud 26-06-2013 05:35 PM

    Boston: Oracle Corp, the technology giant losing market share to younger firms that sell software via the Web, has signed a long-term partnership with archrival and cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com Inc. The two companies said on Tuesday that Oracle will integrate some of its cloud-based software programs with Salesforce products....
  • Oracle's software sales disappoint, stock plummets 21-06-2013 05:02 PM

    San Francisco: Oracle missed expectations for software sales and subscriptions for the second straight quarter, sending its shares plunging as investors worried CEO Larry Ellison may have trouble getting the technology giant back on track. On Thursday, Oracle executives forecast that new software sales and subscriptions will rise 0...
  • Oracle fixes 42 holes in Java to revive security confidence 17-04-2013 10:09 AM

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp released a major security update on Tuesday for the version of Java programming language that runs inside Web browsers to make it a less popular target for hackers. The patch fixes 42 vulnerabilities within Java, including "the vast majority" of those that have been rated as...
  • Oracle Corp to fix Java security flaw 13-01-2013 12:01 PM

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  • HP, Intel plotted to keep Itanium processor alive: Oracle 19-11-2011 01:03 PM

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp accused Hewlett-Packard of "secretly" contracting with Intel Corp to keep Intel's Itanium microprocessor from being phased out, according to a court filing from Oracle in its long-running legal battle with HP over the Itanium platform. According to Oracle's filing, HP and Intel forged a "contractual commitment"...
  • Oracle to buy RightNow for $1.5 billion 26-10-2011 02:44 PM

    New York: Software company Oracle Corp. said Monday that it is buying RightNow Technologies Inc. for about $1.5 billion so it can offer a broader range of software and services that help businesses manage customer service. Oracle is offering $43 per share for the tech service company from Bozeman, Montana...
  • Oracle to buy RightNow Technologies 25-10-2011 09:33 AM

    New York: Software company Oracle Corp. said on Monday that it is buying RightNow Technologies Inc. for about $1.5 billion so it can offer a broader range of software and services that help businesses manage customer service. Oracle is offering $43 per share for the tech service company from Bozeman,...
  • Oracle can use Google email in patent case: Judge 21-10-2011 01:12 PM

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp may use an internal Google Inc email Google fought to keep under wraps in a high stakes patent case over the Java programming language, a US judge has ruled. Oracle sued Google last year, alleging the Web search leader's Android mobile operating technology infringes Oracle's Java...
  • Oracle to hire 3,500 new employees by May 2012 20-10-2011 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Software major Oracle Corp on Thursday said it will hire 3,500 new personnel in India across all its businesses by May next year. "Oracle has announced an aggressive recruitment drive in India to hire 3,500 employees across all its businesses that support domestic and global customers," the company...
  • Oracle's Ellison shows off new tech hardware 03-10-2011 08:49 AM

    San Francisco: Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison unveiled new all-in-one data center products as the world's No.3 software maker steps up its move into the hardware market. Speaking on Sunday at the start of Oracle's annual technology and user conference in San Francisco, Ellison touted the benefits of parallel computing...
  • Oracle seeks $1.16 billion from Google in Android case 23-09-2011 01:48 PM

    New York: Oracle Corp on Thursday estimated it suffered roughly $1.16 billion of damages from Google Inc's alleged copyright and patent infringement of Java technology used in the Android operating system. In a court filing, Oracle said Google's claim that the damages sought exceeded $2.2 billion "mischaracterizes" a report by...
  • Oracle's net rises 36 percent, but servers slip 21-09-2011 02:36 PM

    San Francisco: Stronger spending on business software helped Oracle Corp.'s quarterly profit jump 36 per cent, but the company's server business further deteriorated, a decline Oracle attributed to its move to shed lower-margin deals. The company said after the stock market closed Tuesday that its net income rose to $1.84...
  • Bulk of Oracle copyright claims vs Google allowed 16-09-2011 02:33 PM

    San Francisco: A US judge will allow the bulk of Oracle Corp's copyright infringement claims against Google Inc over the Java programing language, according to a court ruling on Thursday. Oracle sued Google last year, claiming the Web search leader's Android mobile operating technology infringes Oracle's Java patents. In addition...
  • SAP subsidiary pleads guilty in Oracle case 15-09-2011 04:28 PM

    California: An SAP AG subsidiary pleaded guilty to 12 criminal counts and will pay a $20 million fine for unauthorised downloads from software rival Oracle Corp. As part of the agreement, SAP AG will not be charged with any criminal wrongdoing, SAP attorney Tharan "Greg" Lanier said on Wednesday. The...
  • Oracle seeks up to $6.1 bn in Google lawsuit 18-06-2011 12:45 PM

    San Francisco: Oracle is seeking between $1.4 billion and $6.1 billion in a patent lawsuit against Google over the lucrative smartphone market, according to a court filing. Oracle sued Google last year, claiming the Web search company's Android mobile operating technology infringes upon Oracle's Java patents. Oracle bought the Java...
  • Oracle seeks billions in lawsuit against Google 17-06-2011 01:46 AM

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp is seeking damages "in the billions of dollars" from Google Inc in a patent lawsuit over the smartphone market, according to a court filing. Oracle sued Google in 2010, claiming the Web search company's Android mobile operating technology infringes Oracle's Java patents. Oracle bought the Java...
  • Bhaskar Pramanik named Microsoft India chairman 29-03-2011 12:28 PM

    Bangalore: The world's top software firm Microsoft has named former managing director of Oracle's India operations, Bhaskar Pramanik, chairman of its India unit. Microsoft said Pramanik will oversee sales, marketing and services operations of Microsoft India, which employs more than 5,300 staff across two development centers and 13 marketing offices....