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Oracle has begun auditing TikTok’s algorithms and content moderation models, according to a new report from Axios out this morning. Those reviews began last week, and follow TikTok’s June announcement…

Oracle now monitoring TikTok’s algorithms and moderation system for manipulation by China’s government

It’s not often you hear about African tech companies expanding into Europe. Some examples include fintechs Lidya and Korapay in Eastern Europe and the U.K., respectively. In the latest development,…

Bluechip, an African systems integrator with partners like Microsoft and Oracle, is expanding to Europe

An FCC Commissioner, Brendan Carr, wrote to Apple and Google on Tuesday, requesting the companies remove TikTok from their app stores for “its pattern of surreptitious data practices.” This comes…

FCC Commissioner writes to Apple and Google about removing TikTok

Google today announced the launch of AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL-compatible database service that the company claims to be twice as fast for transactional workloads as AWS’s comparable Aurora…

Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service

The European Union’s competition regulator has given the all-clear to Microsoft’s $19.7 billion purchase of transcription tech firm Nuance, which was announced earlier this year. The EU said today it…

EU clears Microsoft-Nuance without conditions

Given APIs’ ubiquity and importance, it’s understandable that all eyes were on the U.S. Supreme Court’s April 5 ruling in Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc., which addressed two core…

Months later, we’re still making sense of the Supreme Court’s API copyright ruling

The insane saga of a potential forced sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations is reportedly ending — another victim of the transition to methodical and rational policymaking that appears to be…

TikTok’s forced sale to Oracle is put on hold

Salto, a Tel Aviv-based open-source startup that allows you to configure SaaS platforms like Salesforce, NetSuite and HubSpot with code, is coming out of stealth today and announced that it…

Salto raises $27M to let you configure your SaaS platforms with code

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Standing by developers through Google v. Oracle

We should give developers the right to freely reimplement APIs, as developer ability to shift applications and skills between software ecosystems benefits everyone – we all get better software to accomplish more.

11:39 am PDT • October 6, 2020
Standing by developers through Google v. Oracle

Salesforce today announced that Keith Block, the company’s co-CEO, is stepping down. This leaves company founder Marc Benioff as the sole CEO and chair of the CRM juggernaut. Block’s bio…

Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block steps down

As Google Cloud looks to convince more enterprises to move to its platform, it needs to be able to give businesses an onramp for their existing legacy infrastructure and workloads…

Google brings IBM Power Systems to its cloud

Google Cloud today announced the launch of a new bare metal service, dubbed the Bare Metal Solution. We aren’t talking about bare metal servers offered directly by Google Cloud here,…

Google Cloud launches Bare Metal Solution

Microsoft and Oracle announced a new alliance today that will see the two companies directly connect their clouds over a direct network connection so that their users can then move…

Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds

China’s Huawei is making a serious foray into the enterprise business market after it unveiled a new database management product on Wednesday, putting it in direct competition with entrenched vendors…

Huawei launches AI-backed database to target enterprise customers

Of the many categories in the tech world, none is more ferociously competitive than enterprise. For decades, SAP, Oracle, Adobe, Microsoft, IBM and Salesforce, to name a few of the…

Announcing TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise this September in San Francisco

As we enter the twentieth year of Salesforce, there’s an interesting opportunity to reflect back on the change that Marc Benioff created with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for enterprise software…

After 20 years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud

Looking to expand the footprint of its toolkit giving developers a unified database software that can work for both relational and post-relational databases, YugaByte has raised $16 million in a…

YugaByte’s new database software rakes in $16 million so developers can move to any cloud

Oracle is one of the few in the tech industry backing a bipartisan bill to hold websites facilitating human trafficking legally accountable. The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, sponsored by…

Oracle breaks with tech industry in backing human trafficking bill

The U.S. Department of Labor has sued Oracle for discriminatory employment practices, the government body announced on Wednesday. The Department of Labor specifically states that the company has “a systemic…

Department of Labor sues Oracle over discriminatory pay and hiring practices

If you didn’t already know the jury’s decision in Oracle’s long-running lawsuit against Google, you wouldn’t have been able to guess it from looking at either company’s legal team yesterday.…

Copyright questions remain after Google’s fair use victory

This week, announcements from Google’s annual I/O developer conference dominated tech headlines. But Oracle and Google are back in court, Apple unveiled a new redesigned store in SF and we…

13 TechCrunch stories you don’t want to miss this week

Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page defended his company’s development of the Android platform today during an ongoing legal battle with Oracle. Oracle sued Google in 2010, claiming that…

Alphabet CEO Larry Page defends Android’s use of Java APIs in court

Oracle and Google are back in the courtroom again — the same court they started in back in 2010, when Oracle first sued Google over the company’s use of 37…

In Oracle’s world, Android is a crime against open source

It’s no secret that open-source technology — once the province of radicals, hippies and granola eaters — has gone mainstream. According to industry estimates, more than 180 young companies that…

The Money In Open-Source Software

Google v. Oracle. It’s a sensational case. A battle of tech heavyweights — and a software copyright case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Millions of…

Copyright Captures APIs: A New Caution For Developers

Oracle this morning announced that it has acquired RightNow – both companies are listed on NASDAQ – for $43 per share or roughly $1.5 billion net of RightNow’s cash and…

Oracle Buys Cloud-based Customer Service Company RightNow For $1.5 Billion
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Oracle To Acquire GoAhead

5:23 am PDT • September 22, 2011

Oracle this morning announced that it has acquired GoAhead Software, which sells packaged service availability software to network equipment providers (NEPs) and other players in the commmunications industry. Financial terms…

Oracle To Acquire GoAhead

Oracle is acquiring Secerno, an Oxford, UK-based provider of database firewall solutions for Oracle and non-Oracle databases. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and Oracle expects the transaction…

Oracle is acquiring Secerno, an Oxford, UK-based provider of database firewall solutions for Oracle and non-Oracle databases. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and Oracle expects the transaction…

According to Wikipedia, cloud computing is a paradigm of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet. According to Larry Ellison,…