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Google breached Oracle's copyright - in theory, says jury (UPDATED)

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Jurors unable to agree whether Google usage of Java APIs constitutes fair use of Oracle's code
08 May 2012

Oracle loses its biggest Siebel implementation to SugarCRM

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IBM dumps Siebel for open source alternative with cloud pedigree
02 May 2012

Oracle barred from lucrative US Federal Government contracts

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Computer giant thrown off federal government software and services procurement programme following over-charging dispute
23 Apr 2012

Oracle vs Google: Judge to rule on API copyright, not jury

Battle lines drawn in $1bn copyright suggest Oracle has a case, but it is not watertight
23 Apr 2012

Oracle fixes 88 security flaws in critical patch update

Multiple products are affected by the updates, including Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle Database Server, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and Oracle Sun products
19 Apr 2012

Analysis: SAP gears up for a database push

The software giant plans to use its HANA in-memory database technology as the spearhead of an ambitious assault on the wider database market
18 Apr 2012

Oracle and Google locked in $1bn copyright battle

Android platform's use of Java API infringes copyright, says Oracle
16 Apr 2012

IBM takes aim at Cisco, Oracle with new integrated systems

IBM says PureSystems line will reduce time and money spent by its clients
11 Apr 2012

Cabinet Office hails Oracle deal as start of new era in Whitehall procurement

'The days of the government paying different prices for the same goods or services are over,' says Francis Maude
28 Mar 2012

Security firm finds new attack targeting online banking customers

Fraudsters engage in live online chat with victims as account details are stolen
01 Mar 2012

John Lewis to deploy new web site platform this year

New platform is designed to future-proof the firm against developments in mobile web technology, social media and search functionality
28 Feb 2012

Analysis: Cloud specialists – if you can’t beat them, buy them

Are Oracle and SAP’s recent acquisitions of cloud-based human capital management specialists a sign that all is not well with their SaaS strategies?
21 Feb 2012

Big data: hands on or hands off?

Are enterprises better off using outside datacentre specialists when it comes to exploiting big data, and if so, what are the implications for the role of CIO?
21 Feb 2012

Cardiff University seeks e-marketplace solution

Deal with chosen supplier could last for up to 20 years
16 Feb 2012

Case study: Avon calls on business intelligence to tailor sales offers

Avon is reaping the rewards of integrating its data into functional warehouses, and implementing a suite of business analytics tools
13 Feb 2012

Oracle to acquire SaaS vendor Taleo for £1.2bn

Deal mirrors recent acquisitions in the cloud space by rivals SAP and Salesforce
10 Feb 2012

Leicestershire and Nottingham councils award shared services deal to Velos-IT

The finance and HR deal is worth up to £20m
10 Feb 2012

Betfair boosts revenue with Oracle analytics

Real-time decision analytics tool helps online betting site maximise revenue by offering personalised content to users
08 Feb 2012

Oracle files for retrial in case against SAP

Copyright lawsuit dating back to 2007 set to rumble on
07 Feb 2012

The changing face of the datacentre


31 Jan 2012

Imperva CTO criticises Oracle's patching process

Suggests Oracle may not be dedicating sufficient resources to its patching process and that some flaws are being left unfixed
19 Jan 2012

Oracle plans huge security update this week

78 vulnerabilities will be patched on Tuesday 17 January in the firm's first critical update of the year
16 Jan 2012

Crash Podcast: Big Data and Business Disruption in 2012

This week Stuart Sumner and Derek Du Preez discuss big data, and 2012 as the year of major disruption for businesses
13 Jan 2012

Companies caught off guard by big data in 2011, says Oracle

Says more enterprises are turning to external datacentres to meet their big data needs
11 Jan 2012