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Mark Hurd Discusses Impact of Big Data on Our World

On a recent visit to Baylor University in Texas, Oracle President Mark Hurd talked to students about the impact of big data on our world.
Watch the video.

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Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

E-Business Suite 12.1.3 Patching 

OpenSSL and Linux: A Tale of Two Open-Source Projects

For years, Linux has enjoyed the backing of a range of big tech companies. How has Linux flourished while other open-source efforts have begged for resources?

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Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Mark Hurd’s Latest Blog Explains Why Customer-Obsessed Marketing Is Your Next Competitive Edge

C.E.O. Pay Goes Up, Up and Away!

So much for getting executive compensation under control.

Still No. 1, and Doing What He Wants

Larry Ellison, the chief executive of Oracle, may not care what you think about his $78.4 million in 2013 compensation, the highest in the Equilar 100 C.E.O. Pay Study.

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 10-APR-2014

Security
The Heartbleed vulnerability is causing a major stir. Here are a couple of articles to help clarify what you should do and when:

Standards Corner: Basic Auth MUST Die!

Basic Authentication (part of RFC2617) was developed along with HTTP1.1 (RFC2616) when the web was relatively new. This specification envisioned that user-agents (browsers) would ask users for their user-id and password and then pass the encoded information to the web server via the HTTP Authorization header.

Basic Auth approach quickly died in popularity in favour of form based login where

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