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3 types of IT certifications to help ensure mobile mastery

With increased adoption of mobility in the enterprise has come a need for more IT professionals with skills in the area. That has placed growing importance on certifications for mobile technology skills.

Oracle: Security concerns stymie BYOD adoption in Europe

Forty-four percent of European companies don't allow employees to bring their own device and 29 percent allow only senior employees to use BYOD, finds the Oracle European BYOD Index. What's more, 20 percent of European businesses have no rules in place for BYOD.

Database management provider Oracle turns to enterprise mobility

Oracle, best known for its database management system and its Java software, is making an aggressive push into the enterprise mobility space.

Oracle releases huge batch of security patches

Oracle is releasing a breathtaking 147 security patches on Tuesday, including 36 patches for its much exploited Java software. A full 34 of the Java security holes are remotely exploitable without authentication.

News Scan: Computer science in schools; OpenStack Foundation; more

The top news article for Dec. 16, 2013.

Oracle embraces OpenStack

Oracle issued a press release Tuesday touting its new sponsorship of the OpenStack Foundation. The company announced a wide swath of existing products that will now integrate OpenStack components and services that will feature compatibility with the open-source cloud platform.

News Scan: Oracle buys Bitzer Mobile; UK firms not BYOD ready; More

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 11/18 including: Oracle's new acquisition of startup Bitzer Mobile, the state of the U.K. in BYOD world, Ford's mobile app development program growth, billionaire investor Carl Icahn's beef with Apple and more disappointment stemming from iPhone 5C.

Oracle fixes 127 security flaws, including 51 Java flaws

Oracle released this week its quarterly critical patch update that patches 127 security vulnerabilities, including 51 holes in its Java software.

Google's Schmidt 'surprised' by enterprise tablet adoption

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt expressed surprise that businesses have moved so quickly to adopt tablets and said the paradigm shift is hastening the demise of the traditional enterprise software sales model pioneered by companies like Oracle.

Google dumps Oracle MySQL for MariaDB

While some Silicon Valley insiders think the move is a slap to Oracle for repeatedly coming after Google in the courts over a Java code patent infringement claim, some say it's strictly a business decision to increase control.