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Oracle, still clueless about security

Oracle Chief Security Officer Mary Ann Davidson let loose a long rant about people who dare to look into the security of the company’s products. Oracle quickly backed away from those remarks, but has it faced up to the fact that its...

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Oracle has this Modest Proposal, via its CSO @heenaluwahine

Oracle's chief security officer, Mary Ann Davidson would like to get rid of all the reverse-engineering security 'weenies.' At which point, the Internet exploded...

Oracle tries to beef up copyright case against Android

Google's mobile OS has come to 'permeate the fabric of our society,' Oracle says.

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Oracle's new HCM Cloud adds an array of 'work-life' tools

Oracle enhanced its cloud-based human resources offering with a suite of "work-life" applications.

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Oracle unwraps VM VirtualBox 5.0 with focus on security

After entering beta roughly three months ago, Oracle's VM VirtualBox 5.0 virtualization software is generally available, offering faster performance and better security.

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Java at 20: Its successes, failures and future

Oracle's Java VP discusses J2EE, OpenJDK, security woes, and the long gap before Java 7

Ellison swings at Salesforce as Oracle's growth sputters

Oracle's software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) revenue grew by 30% in the quarter that ended Feb. 28

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Lessons to be learned from a project nightmare

Things have gone horribly wrong with the Department of Labor’s Oracle implementation. Don’t let the same things happen to you.

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STOP! Installing Java on a Mac? Don't just click OK...

Oracle is the latest vendor under fire for (ahem) 'potentially unwanted' shovelware. Mac users installing or updating to the latest version Java are finding their shinies infected with the Ask Toolbar. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers fume...

Java update focuses on JavaScript, memory usage

Java Development Kit 8, Update 40 from Oracle addresses memory management, native packaging, JavaScript compatibility, and usability

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A bumper harvest patch of updates for October

This October Patch Tuesday brings a bumper harvest of updates from a number of vendors including Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Oracle and Google. Of the Microsoft patches, three are rated as critical and six updates are rated as...

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Ellison pushes Oracle's new cloud platform, but questions linger

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison has delivered another dose of hype for the vendor's cloud platform, but many customers may need more convincing.

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Virtualizing Oracle software: Don't pay for what you don't need

Squeezing software cost savings from virtualization projects is tricky for lots of reasons, but can be particularly challenging when it comes to Oracle databases. Here's why, and some tips to help.

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