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Top 10 news stories of the week: BPM is dead, coders are dead and soon the cloud will kill the rest of us anyway

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It might be a few days until Halloween, but IT industry news this week had a definite theme of horrible demise. But which sepulchral story proved the most popular?
24 Oct 2014

Salesforce Wave: Cloud-based analytics that 'should feel like Angry Birds'

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Salesforce execs thrown into the lion pit of a press Q&A session. SVP analytics says beta testers laughed when they used Wave
14 Oct 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Naive Tim Berners-Lee, Liam Maxwell speaks out about government IT and cash machines that keep on giving

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Why on Earth would Computing readers be so interested in malware that can enable attackers to empty cash machines?
10 Oct 2014

Can Salesforce.com take on SAP, Oracle and IBM in cloud-based analytics?

Believe the hype? The anticipated Salesforce.com analytics solution, and the SAP-Birst partnership are just the latest in a string of cloud analytics announcements. John Leonard surveys the landscape
10 Oct 2014

Credit Suisse saves £500k a month using Splunk, with Oracle database set to be decommissioned

Splunk has allowed firm to simplify its environment and better use its resources, claims head of grid operations and support
07 Oct 2014

Tough Love: How BG Group's HR boss binned SAP and passed over Workday to embrace Oracle HCM

So much gas, so little time
02 Oct 2014

Oracle announces slew of social and mobile features to 'reach users rather than data scientists'

Collaboration tools, multiple mobile platform development products and a "corporate Facebook" are all offered up
30 Sep 2014

'We release too many products' admits Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd

New boss 'worries' that OracleWorld conference has too many announcements for customers to take on board
30 Sep 2014

Oracle's cloud is the entire Earth, and all our rivals need us, proclaims Larry Ellison

'It’s rude, but it’s the truth' says founder and CTO as he rips into SAP, Salesforce and Workday
29 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Scottish independence, Chinese hackers, iPhone 6 issues and Larry Ellison steps aside

No escape: election fever even influences IT issues
19 Sep 2014

Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

Oracle co-founder becomes executive chairman and CTO while Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs
19 Sep 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

Oracle wins latest round in intellectual property war with Rimini Street

District court rules in Oracle's favour against cut-price third-party maintenance company
15 Aug 2014

Oracle database 'redaction feature' easily un-redacted, claims researcher

No fancy exploit code required, just a good working knowledge of SQL, claims David Litchfield at Defcon 22
11 Aug 2014

The new business ‘ecosystem’: Tapping into a partner’s skill set

The CIOs of Balfour Beatty and TfL tell Sooraj Shah how they have combated the IT skills crisis by leveraging third party resources
31 Jul 2014

Campaigners angered by reports that Oracle's in-memory database feature is switched on by default

Auto-enrollment must stop, says Mark Flynn of Campaign for Clear Licensing on reports that users may pay $23,000 for a feature they never use
25 Jul 2014

BMI rolls out £2.5m Oracle PeopleSoft admin system across entire hospital network

Should complement NHS new Choose and Book rollout
26 Jun 2014

Oracle seals $5.3bn deal for Micros Systems – but analysts say it should be buying SaaS

Long-rumoured deal is finally sealed, but questions are raised over whether the cash could be better spent
24 Jun 2014

Oracle declares itself ‘second largest SaaS company in the world’ but misses profit estimates

Oracle misses revenue forecasts but fully expects to become dominant cloud services provider
20 Jun 2014

Oracle renews M&A interest in Micros Systems

$5bn deal back on the table as Oracle CEO Larry Ellison looks for deals to re-ignite growth
19 Jun 2014

Unilever’s long-running relationship with SAP to extend into the cloud

SAP 'integral' to Unilever’s focus on mobility and digital, even as it moves to the cloud, says outgoing CIO Willem Eelman
17 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Firms that fail to keep up with mobile advances are doomed, warns Oracle

No CIO has a proper strategy, says mobile tech director Bushby
16 Jun 2014

Oracle’s new in-memory feature 'unfocused, hardware-centric and expensive' says Exasol CEO

Rivals respond to Oracle’s announcement that new in-memory capability is to be released in July
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Cloud Forum: Almost half of enterprises 'prehistoric' with respect to BYOD, says Oracle security VP

'We need a whole new industry to prevent us slowing down' says Hartwell
27 May 2014