Thursday Dec 5
M&A, IPOs, in-memory tech, and end of a feud mark top software stories
It's been another busy year in the enterprise software industry, marked by high-profile acquisitions and IPOs, the rise of in-memory computing, a red-hot HCM market, and even the apparent settling of a long-running Silicon Valley feud.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Oracle tries to revive claim over Android using Java
The companies led by Oracle's Larry Ellison, left, and Google's Larry Page are in a court battle.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Motley Fool
Big Blue Belongs in Your Portfolio
In the world of stocks, today's losers are often tomorrow's winners and vice versa.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Senior editor David Thompson took an inside look at Larry Ellison's Lanai, to see how the tech billionaire has set out to transform the Pineapple Isle into a "laboratory for sustainability."
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Island Air, Buyer Beware
It can take as long to travel to Molokai from Honolulu as it does to reach Hawaii from Los Angeles - if, that is, you are flying Island Air .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Is this Google's creepiest project yet?
THEY'RE famed for their limitless sense of possibility, whether it's mapping the world's streets or creating driverless cars.
Is Oracle's Larry Ellison going to pay Oregon back for the Cover Oregon debacle?
In a legislative hearing last week, Cover Oregon executive Rocky King said that CoverOregon.org may not be fully functional until AFTER the March 31 deadline for enrolling in health care.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The Salesforce/HP Superpod - Coming To An Enteprise Near You?
For those of us who have been watching Salesforce for many years, this was a moment perhaps as jaw-dropping as the Larry Ellison / Marc Benioff bromance of a few months ago.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The temper tantrum: The key to smart management?
As unhappy as McKenzie Bezos appeared to be with author Brad Stone's unflattering portrait of her husband in the new book The Everything Store -- immediately after its publication, she wrote a stinging review calling the book "lopsided and misleading" for focusing too much on "moments of tension" between staff members -- she might not want to push ... (more)
Salesforce's Marc Benioff tries to out-Oracle Larry Ellison
Salesforce.com's CEO preached the 'Internet of customers' at a Dreamforce extravaganza sure to stir Oracle's ire and envy Salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference was a smashing success this week, particularly if its aim was to make a bigger splash than Oracle OpenWorld -- and tick off Larry Ellison in the process.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Room count may change at Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay
The Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay, seen in this undated file photo, combine 17 rooms into luxury suites, including one that may become a two-story suite, Larry Ellison 's Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay may decrease the hotel's room count by 17 under plans to combine some of the rooms into luxury suites, including one that may ... (more)
Salesforce.com cheats on Oracle with HP
Salesforce.com runs on top of Oracle databases and middleware and some Oracle hardware.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
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How do tech billionaires spend it all? Check out the toys and palatial homes owned by 10 of geekdom's rich and famous.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Mac Observer
Video of Steve Jobs Being Inducted to BAC Business Hall of Fame, Eddy Cue Accepts
The late Steve Jobs was inducted into the Bay Area Council Business Hall of Fame last week, and the group posted a video of the induction ceremony.
DataStax Gets It: Help Developers Do What They Love - Win the Business
Mega tech executives like Larry Ellison don't know this quite yet, but developers will be the kingmakers of the big data era.
The rise of storage flash: do your homework to overcome the confusion
The proliferation of Solid State Disks and flash memory seems only to be matched by a growing choice of formats, capabilities, prices - and confusion.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Oracle's HealthCare.gov quandary has deep implications
The healthcare.gov debacle poses an existential threat, but it's not to whom you think.
Apple's Steve Jobs Inducted Into Bay Area Business Hall Of Fame...
Steve Jobs was inducted into the Bay Area Council's Business Hall of Fame last week, with co-workers, family and friends paying homage to Apple Eddy Cue, Apple's iTunes chief, accepted the award on behalf of Jobs, who died in 2011 at the age of 56 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Oracle Corp. builds four new data centers
Database software giant Oracle Corp. is building four new data centers, all set to be up and running next year.