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OpenWorld 2014

Yes, it is that time of year again - OpenWorld is here!

My focus continues to be: Cloud Applications, Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing and Big Data.

There will be some very exciting & game-changing announcements that I got a preview of at the ACE Director briefings last week.

As is customary, here is my list of sessions you may not want to miss:

Hurd: Oracle Takes On Microsoft in the Cloud

The opening keynote at Oracle’s annual conference will be about its“unique opportunity to be the leader of the next generation of cloud,” according to Mark Hurd, the new co-chief.

Larry Ellison Keeps a Hand on the Wheel at Oracle

Mr. Ellison’s 25 percent stake in the company — and dual role as chairman and chief technology officer — ensure he’s far from relinquishing control, Robert Cyran of Reuters Breakingviews writes.

Daily Report: Ellison Retires as Oracle's Chief

The top job at the database giant will be shared by Mark V. Hurd, now co-president, and Safra Catz, who is co-president and chief financial officer.

Larry Ellison Stepping Down as Chief of Oracle

The top job at the database giant will be shared by Mark Hurd, currently co-president, and Safra Catz, who is co-president and chief financial officer.

Oregon: State Sues Over Health Website

The state sued Oracle America Inc. and six of its top executives, accusing the software giant of fraud for failing to deliver a working website for the Affordable Care Act program.

Seattle Takes Oracle's Cloud

Oracle is kicking off a 100-person engineering facility in the city, which is continues its rise as the world’s center of cloud computing, moving from infrastructure to applications.

Oracle's Deal Won't Do Much for Its Cloud Computing Efforts

Micros still gets the vast majority of its revenue from sales of less sexy hardware and services, making the deal is more of an add-on for Oracle rather than a supercharged foray into cloud computing, writes Kevin Allison of Reuters Breakingviews.

Oracle to Buy Micros Systems for $5.3 Billion

The deal for Micros Systems, a maker of software for restaurants and hospitality providers, is Oracle’s biggest since the takeover of Sun Microsystems five years ago.

Oracle's Database of Youth

Lawrence J. Ellison, Oracle’s chief, has positioned the new version of his flagship database as a great marriage of stability and change from a company now worth more than IBM.

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