The next TikTok could well be on the way to the U.S. before long

Sep 22, 2020
The wildly popular video-sharing app may be the beginning of a new era in Chinese tech.
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A TikTok office in Culver City, California. Both Oracle and Walmart are interested in data.
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Google wins copyright case against Oracle, dodging $9 billion fine

May 27, 2016
Litigation over Google’s use of Java code isn't over yet.
While developing its Android platform for smartphones, Google used some Java API code without paying licensing fees or accessing open-source versions.
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What's Salesforce, and how could it be worth $49B?

May 6, 2015
Microsoft is a possible bidder for the "customer relationship management" company.

Gone sailin': Larry Ellison chooses America's Cup over Oracle

Sep 25, 2013
The Oracle CEO skipped a conference for his company's products, basically so he could go sailing in San Francisco Bay.

For software giant Oracle, the cloud of doom

Mar 20, 2013
For years, Oracle's business has been selling big, expensive computers to hold all your data. The cloud has upended that business model and Oracle's latest profit report could tell us if the company is adjusting.

Tennis' latest dispute: Larry Ellison's 'net' worth

Mar 15, 2013
Multi-billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wants to increase the prize money for his tennis event, the BNP Paribas Open. But other tournament owners worry it'll price them out.

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Another day, another patent war

Apr 16, 2012
Oracle and Google face off in court today in a lawsuit over the use of Java. It’s another chapter in the Silicon Valley serial: Patent Wars.

Oracle being checked out... possibly for bribing African governments

Sep 1, 2011
The FBI has had a criminal investigation underway against the software company for the past year. There are no details about the investigation,...

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