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Union 'fat cat' stands up for working man’s America’s Cup

Contenders for the 34th America’s Cup have filled miles of prized San Francisco waterfront property with their yachts and tents and built villages of stores and cafes for a summer of racing that has been heralded as a boon to the local economy.

Thursday, 4 July, 2013, 11:18am

Software moguls Ellison and Benioff end feud, jump into deal

Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison and Salesforce.com boss Marc Benioff publicly ended one of Silicon Valley’s most bitter feuds on Thursday as they leapt into a major alliance aimed at selling more Internet-based software.

28 Jun 2013 - 12:25pm

Bitter rivals Oracle, Salesforce team up on cloud

Oracle, the technology giant losing market share to younger firms that sell software via the Web, has signed a long-term partnership with archrival and cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com.

26 Jun 2013 - 10:43am

Rivals Microsoft and Oracle team up on push into cloud

Microsoft said it would support Oracle software on its cloud-based platforms, a tie-up aimed at improving the rivals’ chances against nimbler Web-based computing companies chipping away at their traditional businesses.

25 Jun 2013 - 11:10am

Oracle's software sales disappoint, stock plummets

Oracle missed expectations for software sales and subscriptions for the second straight quarter, sending its shares plunging as investors worried chief executive Larry Ellison may have trouble getting the technology giant back on track.

21 Jun 2013 - 12:01pm

I'm sorry, says businessman who stole US$100m software from companies including Microsoft

In a case US officials say is the first of its kind, a Chinese businessman pleaded guilty on Monday to selling stolen American software used in defence, space technology and engineering - programmes prosecutors said held a retail value of more than US$100 million.

8 Jan 2013 - 12:33pm 2 comments

Oracle launches appeal in drawn-out case: SAP could face bigger damages bill

US business software maker Oracle has launched an appeal on a five-year long court case that could see SAP pay millions more in damages over copyright infringement.

4 Sep 2012 - 10:59am

Oracle software forecasts a brighter future for human resource solutions

Many of today's top businesses manage human capital as a strategic asset. They know that success depends on aligning the workforce with business targets and having clear criteria to measure performance and gauge overall corporate progress.

12 May 2012 - 12:00am

Oracle set to push hardware

Oracle, the world's largest supplier of business software, expects to accelerate hardware sales led by strong adoption of its high-performance 'engineered systems' line in Asia, especially by large companies on the mainland.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am