Oracle | featured news

Google faces new E.U. complaint over mobile search

Microsoft, Oracle, Kayak and other technology and search companies in the coalition have filed a complaint with the European Union over Google’s Android mobile operating system, saying that the platform gives the tech giant an unfair advantage in mobile search.


Judge in Google, Oracle case seeks names of paid reporters, bloggers

Google Inc and Oracle Corp's copyright and patent battle took a strange twist on Tuesday, after a judge ordered the companies to disclose the names of journalists, bloggers and other commentators on their payrolls.


After laying off employees, J.C. Penney hires Oracle Corp. to take over IT duties

Penney CEO Ron Johnson has said the retailer had too many legacy systems that were all customized and so came with expensive maintenance costs. The outsourcing move is one of the cost-saving decisions that Johnson is implementing with the goal of coming up with $900 million in annual expense cuts. Those cuts are paying for Penney’s transformation into “America’s favorite store.” Penney employees will run Oracle’s software and it no longer will need as many IT people as it did to run and update its legacy systems.


HP says Oracle violated contract, seeks billions

Oracle Corp violated a clear contract with Hewlett-Packard Co when it decided it would no longer make new versions of its database software compatible with HP's Itanium-based servers, a lawyer for HP said in court.


Jury deals big blow to Oracle in Android case versus Google

Google Inc's Android mobile platform has not infringed Oracle Corp's patents, a California jury decided, putting an indefinite hold on Oracle's quest for damages in a fight between the two Silicon Valley giants over smartphone technology.


Mixed Decision in Google-Oracle Copyright Case

A court ruled that Google infringed on copyrights held by Oracle, but it also said that Google had not violated other important parts of Oracle’s software known as Java.


Google trading more blows in patent fight

Google trading more blows in patent fight

To recap, Google’s chief legal officer, David Drummond, sent a shot across the bow of Apple, Microsoft and Oracle, accusing them of participating in an “organized campaign” to take Google’s Android platform down through patent lawsuits.


IBM Rides Double-Digit Sales Growth To $200

In its quarterly earning released on Monday, IBM reported revenues of $26.7 billion – up 12% from the same period last year. With IBM reporting its 4th consecutive quarter of double digit revenue growth, its shares have marched higher since its announcement. The stock is up nearly 50% in the last year surpassing Microsoft as the second largest technology company by market cap behind Apple. IBM’s primary competitors include HP, Dell and Oracle.


Oracle seeks up to $6.1 billion in Google lawsuit

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.


HP sues Oracle as tech big shots' animosity grows

Hewlett-Packard Co. has sued its friend-turned-foe Oracle Corp. in another sign of how badly the relationship between the information technology big shots has frayed.


Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content