If you are a programmer you are well aware of what Java is, for the rest of us computer friendly folks, we just simply download Java when it prompts for an update on our computers. The lesson within this debacle over the latest update to Java certainly makes us feel uneasy and to understand why… Continue reading The Java debacle: Should businesses be concerned?
Oracle and Google continue their legal battle as their respective CEOs issue testimony. Did Google’s Android OS use code ripped off from Java, owned by Oracle? Also, Samsung and Apple continue their feud. Ah, San Francisco, home of the Giants, the sourdough bread bowl, and a huge tech IP litigation fiasco. While we’re seeing fights all over… Continue reading Tech giants duke it out in the courtroom
Microsoft really wants more cloud Customer Relationship Management (CRM) clients and now they’re willing to pay for them. Medium-sized companies with between 50-500 users can receive $150 cash per user if they switch to their Dynamics CRM Online service and sign a 2-year licensing subscription. The offer is open to US and Canada customers only… Continue reading Microsoft gets aggressive in cloud CRM market against Oracle, Salesforce
Most companies looked at the Mark Hurd scandal with distaste, but one company watching saw something great. After the weekend’s rumors, Oracle has hired disgraced HP CEO Mark Hurd. Hurd, coincidentally a good friend of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison will fill the co-president position formerly occupied by Charles Phillips, who himself is now looking for… Continue reading Oracle Jealous Of The Publicity HP Received Over The Mark Hurd Scandal
Oracle, a company who for the past decade seems to be known only for being relevant a decade ago is in the spotlight once again. Apparently Google’s Android operating system uses Java, a product of Sun Microsystems which Oracle purchased in 2009. Oracle claims Google “knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related intellectual property”, most… Continue reading Oracle Comes Out Of The Woodwork To Sue Google