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  • Cloud
    Oracle Bids to Own Cloud Computing in the Enterprise

    It took, by Larry Ellison’s own admission, “almost seven years of relentless engineering and innovation plus key strategic acquisitions,” but today the Oracle CEO was able to make the announcement that the database giant would be entering the public cloud sector with Oracle Cloud. So far, the crowd has yet...

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    OpenMobiles ACL for Tizen – Android Apps on Tizen

        We have previously shown a video of OpenMobile's ACL (Application Compatibility Layer) technology that allow you to run Android Apps on non-Android operating systems. Well here is another video coutesty of OpenMobile showing off what ACL is all about:   Video:       Source YouTube

  • Mobile
    Judge Sides With Google Over Oracle: APIs Were “Fair Use”

    Oracle has been dealt a final blow in its court case over the use of Java in Android. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed Oracle's copyright infringement claim, bringing to an end a dramatic court case that saw Google win in nearly every single important aspect. Oracle has said it...

  • Web
    Oracle Bets Big on Social Message Management, Acquires Vitrue

    There's a belief (which, for some, has metastasized into a desperate hope) that how you say something online, not so much what you say, directly translates to whether you'll read it. Today, a corporation that's notorious for never changing the way it says anything, announced it's acquiring a company whose...

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    How to install Oracle’s JDK 6 in Ubuntu for Tizen SDK

      Tizen SDK on Ubuntu only supports Oracle's Java implementation opposed to OpenJDK which is the one that it ships with preinstalled. The instructions below are how I installed Oracle Java. There are other methods but this one worked well for me. The instructions below provide a guide to install...

  • Mobile
    Oracle Versus Google: The Database Kingpin Gets Desperate

    Oracle’s lawsuit against Google over alleged infringement of Java slipped from epic battle to soap opera this week: The relationships between the judge, jury, plaintiff and defendant have become a tangle of legal ambiguity and financial suffering — or is it avarice? The jury deferred to the judge on the...

  • Work
    Oracle’s Itanium Document Drop Catches HP With Its Pants Down

    HP's Itanium debacle provides plenty of lessons for anyone who is willing to pay attention. For the past decade, HP has been making a valiant, if extremely misguided, attempt to support the high-end Itanium chip architecture and the HP-UX Unix implementation that runs on it. Oracle's open letter and drop of...

  • Mobile
    Oracle / Google Verdict Suggests Open-ness Must Be Licensed

    The central issue in Oracle's Java copyright/patent case against Google, which has been lost after a million-and-one interpretations of the case over the last two years, remains this:  IfCompany #1implicitly grants Company #2 the right to use technology that #1 created and owns, to the extent that it's perfectly fine...

  • Mobile
    Jury Delivers Partial Verdict in Oracle v. Google Java Showdown

    The jury in the copyright case between Google and Oracle has returned a split, partial verdict as to whether Google infringed on Oracle’s copyrights of Java and its APIs. Are computing languages copyrightable? The answer is not exactly clear cut.The jury had four questions to answer with two or three...

  • Mobile
    The Epic Oracle – Google Spat: In Pictures

    The case pitting Google against Oracle over the use of Java in Android is turning into a spat of epic proportions. The opening arguments are in the books, with Google trying to portray Oracle as a spurned girlfriend trying to wrangle money out of a failed relationship. Oracle, meanwhile, painted...

  • Mobile
    Oracle’s Billion Dollar Question: Can You Copyright a Language?

    The two-year-long legal battle between Google and Oracle began its final confrontation today in San Francisco district court. At stake in the eight-week showdown? The future of the Java programming language and Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system. That's not all. This epic contest may also affect the...

  • Web
    Oracle Takes Another Dig at Red Hat with Free Updates and Errata

    Oracle announced certification of Oracle Database for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and Oracle Linux 6 yesterday. By itself, not a particularly remarkable announcement. Enterprise database certified to run on enterprise operating systems. Yawn. The real news is the last bullet point, which is yet another potshot at Red...

  • Web
    The End of the Résumé: Oracle’s Big Plans for Taleo

    Consider something called a talent profile. It's a digital portfolio that encapsulates your work history, your skill set, your accomplishments, and your faults. It can be used to rate you. It will reside on a cloud-based service. In the sense that you will always have access to it, you own...

  • Web
    A Look at DeltaCloud: The Multi-Cloud API

    Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, CloudStack, VMware... Developers have no shortage of IaaS offerings to support. And, lucky them, no shortage of different APIs to deal with, either. DeltaCloud, a top-level Apache project, is designed to help developers cut through the complexity and work with everything from EC2 to Red Hat...

  • Social
    How Nicki Minaj’s 2012 Grammys Performance Transcended Social Media Spectacle

    Katy Perry's got nothing on Nicki Minaj. At the 2012 Grammys, Perry rolled on-stage with a blue wig and her hit song "E.T.", then abruptly transitioned into "Part of Me," which pop news sources have attributed to her break-up with Russell Brand. (There are lines like "So you can keep...

  • Work
    Oracle Claims Taleo’s Cloud-based Talent Management Jackpot

    In the 20th century, corporations recruited talented professionals but then nurtured them and integrated them into their organizations. Talent was part of their business foundations. In the more intricate economy of the 21st, talent is something perceived to be possessed by individuals. Corporations recruit these people, and then undertake what's...

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    OpenMobile unveils ACL at CES running Android Apps on MeeGo – Soon Tizen

    OpenMobile debuts industry changing Application Compatibility Layer (ACL™) at CES
 enabling OEMs to choose their Device, choose their Operating System,
 and ship with full compatibility to the Android Apps ecosystem. As well as the other major OS's they do promise to release a Tizen compatible version in due course :-)...

  • Web
    Oracle: Firewalls Against SQL Injection Are a Good Idea After All

    Years ago, Oracle's responses to reports of SQL injection attacks against its database servers literally were focused on media damage control - ensuring that not too many customers get scared by them. (To be fair, Microsoft had the same policy.) The basic concept of SQL injection is all too simple:...

  • Web
    Oracle Gears WebLogic Server 12c for the Private Cloud

    Larry Ellison's dream for Oracle has always been to deliver "out-of-the-box" functionality - software that was less distinguishable from devices, devices that were vehicles for delivering software. So Ellison's vision of functionality has always been to some degree, shall we say, "cloudy." But it's hard to put a cloud in...

  • Hack
    Latest Neo4j NoSQL Release Takes Oracle Head-on

    The open source NoSQL graph database that has perhaps attracted the most attention in recent months has been Neo4j, a Java-based DBMS with a RESTful API that supports multiple languages. Earlier this month, Microsoft embraced Neo4j by enabling its use through the Windows Azure cloud platform, whose .NET languages aren't...

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