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Industry News, Larry Ellison and the Oracle Corporation resources, news, and support articles.

Morning Agenda: Salesforce Said to be Preparing for Takeover Offers

Salesforce Said to be Preparing for Takeover Offers | Goldman Sachs Backs Bitcoin Company | Programmer’s Trial Resumes After 2 Jurors Removed | Secret Shutting Down

Despite Federal Regulation, C.E.O.-Worker Pay Gap Data Remains Hidden

An analysis of recent company reports, however, finds that the widest gap exists between the chief executives and workers of Disney, Oracle, Qualcomm and Starbucks.

Oracle Has a Flat Quarter, but It Raises Its Dividend

The business software maker Oracle posted flat quarterly revenue and slightly lower profit as the dollar strengthened.

Panetta Is Named as an Oracle Director

The company said the addition of Leon Panetta, director of the C.I.A. from 2009 to 2011 and defense secretary from 2011 to 2013, would expand its board to 12 members.

In Advertising, It's About Who Gets Credit for the Sale

Oracle’s purchase of Datalogix sheds a light on an important side of the digital advertising business: connecting an ad you see with a product you buy.

Amazon Moves to Extend Cloud-Computing Dominance

Amazon Web Services already has the largest share of the worldwide cloud-computing market, and is looking for ways to expand the range of services it offers.

Effort Begins for More Say on Directors

Scott Stringer, the New York City comptroller who oversees five pension funds, is leading a drive to let shareholders nominate board directors.

Paul Singer's Hedge Fund Pushes Technology Giant EMC to Break Up

In a letter, Elliott Management criticized the tech company for being overly complex and suggested selling off a range of assets, including the separately traded cloud computing firm VMWare.

Cisco: The Internet Needs More Control

Cisco has a novel approach for selling its big Internet vision, called Intercloud: There is no better way to impose government policies on the Internet.

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:

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