New Red Hat partnerships with SAP and Oracle could bode well for owner IBM
It’s been a good week for Red Hat, and by extension IBM, the company that owns it. That’s because Red Hat signed two partnership agreements this week, one with Oracle and the other with SAP. Those
This time, the DoD gives four tech titans equal shot at piece of $9B cloud contract
It seems perhaps the rules of fairness your parents taught you as children also apply to large multibillion-dollar defense contracts. This week the DoD announced that it was awarding four big tech com
Twitter. Whistle. Blown. (and other TC news)
This week on The TechCrunch Podcast we’re talking to Zack Whittaker about TechCrunch’s new spyware lookup tool and a whistleblower complaint against Twitter alleging massive security issues. Tim D
Zilliz, the startup behind the Milvus open source vector database for AI apps, raises $60M, relocates to SF
In 2020, Chinese startup Zilliz — which builds cloud-native software to process data for AI applications and unstructured data analytics, and is the creator of Milvus, the popular open source ve
Oracle’s ‘surveillance machine’ targeted in US privacy class action
Enterprise giant Oracle is facing a fresh privacy class action claim in the U.S. The suit, which was filed Friday as a 66-page complaint in the Northern District of California, alleges the tech giant&
TikTok launches an in-app US midterms Elections Center, shares plan to fight misinformation
TikTok announced its midterms Elections Center will go live in the app in the U.S. starting today, August 17, 2022, where it will be available to users in more than 40 languages, including English and
Oracle now monitoring TikTok’s algorithms and moderation system for manipulation by China’s government
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
Bluechip, an African systems integrator with partners like Microsoft and Oracle, is expanding to Europe
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 developme
It sounds like Elon Musk is still trying to get out of his own Twitter deal
According to a new report from The Washington Post that relies heavily on anonymous sources, the world’s richest man is still looking for a way out of a $44 billion deal of his own making. The P
This Week in Apps: Apple’s Sherlocks, Instagram’s ‘nudges’ and a TikTok-Oracle deal
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a re
TikTok moves all US traffic to Oracle servers, amid new claims user data was accessed from China
TikTok said on Friday it is moving U.S. users’ data to Oracle servers stored in the United States. Overshadowing its migration announcement was a damning report that followed, claiming that TikTok s
TestGorilla scores $70M for skills tests aiming to replace the recruitment resume dump
Sending in a resume is the main way a person hopes to get noticed for a job. But a startup out of Amsterdam called TestGorilla is today announcing $70 million in funding for a very different kind of a
Apple’s big week was not without its flaws
Hi, friends! Welcome back to Week In Review, the newsletter where we recap some of the top stories to cross TechCrunch dot com this week. The most read story this week was . . . well, everything that
Daily Crunch: Oracle dives deeply into healthcare after closing $28B Cerner acquisition
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Oracle quietly closes $28B deal to buy electronic health records company Cerner
At the end of last year, just before Christmas, Oracle made a big move when it announced it was acquiring electronic health records company Cerner for $28 billion, thrusting it quickly into the top en
This is the beginning of the unbundled database era
The enterprise wants to store everything they can in the hopes of being able to deliver improved customer experiences and new market capabilities.
Should Oracle or Alphabet buy VMware instead of Broadcom?
The fact that we did not foresee Broadcom as a potential suitor underscores our view that we don’t fully grok if it’s the correct buyer for VMware.
Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service
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 comparab
All the tech that got our attention at F1 Miami Grand Prix
All eyes are on Miami this weekend as the international glitterati arrives for the city’s inaugural Formula One Grand Prix. The European racing event has attracted American fans in droves, thanks to
Daily Crunch: Larry Ellison leads investor group chipping in $7.1B toward Musk’s Twitter buyout
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