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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.

Oracle Eloqua launches globalization app Cloudwords

Oracle Eloqua recently announced the launch of Cloudwords, a globalization platform its customers can use to quickly localize marketing assets and deliver online content in a user's native language.

Advantage Oracle: Appeals Court finds APIs can be copyrighted

Nobody is disputing that Google copied huge portions of Java in creating Android. But now, Google's defense that it didn't copy anything serious has been blasted to bits.

Analytics market grew 8 percent last year, SAP remains at top

Gartner has published its 2013 market share analysis for business intelligence and analytics software. The bottom line won't surprise anyone: spending on these categories rose by a healthy 8 percent last year.