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Still the rock star, Larry Ellison embraces SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, DaaS etc.

The word that expresses him best remains "executive," and if Larry Ellison prefers any place in the world to the head seat at the table, it's the very edge of a stage.

Unpatched Oracle software hole puts hundreds of thousands at risk, warn researchers

An Oracle software hole could enable hackers to steal personal information, such as social security numbers, dates of birth, as well as private student records, transcripts and grades, according to security researchers Bryan Seely and Ben Caudill.

News Scan: VanRoekel steps down as US CIO; Fierce15 nominations deadline today; More

The top news stories for Sept. 22, 2014.

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison teases database-as-a-service

It's a fitting new moniker for the title that Larry Ellison has held for practically all of his life, and probably for several of his next ones. And his next surprise is no longer a surprise.

News Scan: NFL opts for Surface Pro 2 tablet for sideline use; Per employee BYOD costs soar; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 4, including what tablet the NFL is letting the sidelines use to review plays, the expected bump in per worker BYOD budgets, a start-ups new "NSA-proof" mobile app, how the FCC is evening the playing field in its latest spectrum bid and farmers making use of mobility.

Oracle slashes more than half of Ellison's stock options

After years of shareholder discontent over executive pay rates are Oracle, the tech giant has reportedly cut Larry Ellison's stock options from 7 million to 3 million.

Oracle's new Orchestrator aims to help NFV do whatever it does

Last year, Oracle acquired one of the principal players in the session border controller space. This year, it's injecting that space with its IT-based vision of service orchestration.

News Scan: Google unveils Android Work platform; Oracle updates integration suite for mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 27, including Google's I/O conference brings native mobile device management and IT controls, Oracle's updated suite makes integration easier, VoLTE expected to grow despite business case, Celtra's AdCreator plans to bring metrics for both in-app and mobile web environments and Thai analysts looking at smartphones to surpass feature phones for the first time this year.

Salesforce, Oracle grapple for retailer cloud space

You knew something was up with Salesforce by the way Oracle snapped up a retail service provider from out of nowhere.

Oracle acquires live-assist technology it thought it already had

The best live customer service for Web users utilizes remote access technology, one prominent example of which Oracle now owns.