Tag: oracle


  • Google and Oracle are heading back to court

    Oracle is going after Google for $9.3 billion

    The next round of Oracle versus Google over the Android OS will begin on May 9. This time around Oracle wants a jury to award the company $9.3 billion, according to James Niccolai at IDG News Service. Niccolai discovered the big payment request while pouring over court documents involved with the new lawsuit. Oracle and Google […]

  • Google Android secrets revealed by Oracle

    Oracle reveals Google Android secrets in court

    Oracle last week began sharing closely guarded Google Android secrets in court. According to the company, Android has earned $31 billion in sales and $22 billion in profit for Google since 2008. Those numbers were revealed by Oracle’s attorney Annette Hurst said in a U.S. District Court hearing in San Francisco on January 14, according […]

  • Oracle CSO Mary Ann Davidson

    Oracle’s Chief Security Officer Just Made A Rookie Mistake

    Oracle Chief Security Officer Mary Ann Davidson was forced to remove a blog post after she made a mistake that made her sound out of touch with the security space. In her online post, she claimed that security researchers who point out flaws in Oracle software may be in violation of the company’s license agreement. […]

  • Oracle Buys ATG

    Oracle will buy Cambridge, MA-based IT and e-commerce company Art Technology Group for $1 billion. GigaOm explains the strategic importance behind the buy, which is Oracle’s first since former HP Mark Hurd became the company’s CEO: By buying ATG, for $6 per share, Oracle plans on combining ATG’s e-commerce platform, applications and optimization software with […]

  • Oracle to Buy Sun Microsystems

    The rumors were wrong. Oracle, not IBM, announced its plans to buy Sun Microsystems this morning. The deal is set to close this summer. The New York Times reports: The Oracle Corporation, the technology information company, announced Monday that it would acquire a rival, Sun Microsystems, for $9.50 a share, which would value the transition […]