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Australian software firm TechnologyOne plans to take on Oracle, SAP in US market

TechnologyOne, an Australian software company, has an ambitious three-year plan to take on Oracle and SAP in the U.S. enterprise, education and local government markets.

Oracle quantifies how it lost tens of millions to Google

The latest on the Oracle versus Google front paints Oracle as a sympathetic party. Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz testified in court yesterday that the database giant had no choice but to give premiere customers like Amazon and Samsung "massive discounts" in order to compete with Google's Android, Business Insider reported.

Is Salesforce saying Sayonara to Oracle?

Salesforce, the customer relationship management technology leader, is looking to cut ties with Oracle, the database company on which Salesforce has run its popular sales and marketing cloud applications since its early days. As a replacement, Salesforce is reportedly working on an initiative called "Project Sayonara."

Reval brings its treasury and risk management application to the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

The Reval treasury and risk management application is now available on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. The app gives Oracle Financials Cloud users the ability to manage treasury and risk globally.

Oracle launches Accelerated Buying Experience to make cloud purchasing quick and easy

Oracle Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison wants two things when it comes to customer's buying cloud. First, make it easy to buy. Second, make the purchasing process go by quickly.

Oracle to acquire Opower, will become largest provider of cloud for utilities industry

Oracle has agreed to pay $532 million for Opower, which provides customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities.

Attackers could have gained remote access to Oracle's Database Server prior to patch

Attackers could have gained remote control of Oracle's popular Database Server by exploiting security holes that Oracle plugged this week.

Oracle will reportedly bring its cloud on-premise with new Exadata offering

Oracle has plans to introduce an on-premises version of the Exadata cloud service, a report at Computer Business Review said. The aim is to allow customers to deploy the service on their own servers while still maintaining the benefits of a cloud service.

Oracle to acquire Crosswise to boost cross-device data insights for reported $50M

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire Crosswise, a machine-learning data company, for a reported $50 million. The move could help develop tech that marketers could use to fulfill the increasing demand for more personalized advertising and experiences. 

Survey: Enterprises remain cautious about embracing cloud and big data

If you think all IT departments are racing to adopt cloud, big data, Internet of Things, or IoT, and mobile technology, you'd be wrong.