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Oracle readies 147 security patches, including 36 for Java

Many of the Java weaknesses can be exploited remotely, according to Oracle

Oracle seeks Java performance boost, joins HSA Foundation

The not-for-profit foundation was started last year by Advanced Micro Devices, Qualcomm, ARM Holdings, and other companies.

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Oracle shareholders vote against Ellison's compensation package

Shareholders voted against Oracle’s executive pay practices at last year’s meeting as well.

Oracle moves aggressively to poach SAP Business ByDesign customers

There are about 1,100 ByDesign customers now, although that number falls far short of SAP’s original hope of 10,000 by 2010.

Oracle eyes optical links as final frontier of data-center scaling

Oracle is exploring silicon photonics, an optical technology drawing widespread interest, as a potential weapon in the battle against data-center power consumption.

Oracle buys sales order automation specialist BigMachines

Oracle is hoping to differentiate its CRM (customer relationship management) software from the competition with the acquisition of BigMachines, whose cloud-based system helps salespeople quickly put together and price complex orders.

Oracle Data Integrator 12c ready for real-time analysis

Oracle says its updated data-integration software portfolio can more rapidly deliver data to data warehouses and analysis applications.

Oracle acquires Compendium to boost online marketing wares

Oracle has acquired Compendium in an effort to offer a more complete platform for online marketing.

Oracle plugs severe security holes that put systems at hijack risk

Oracle fixed on Tuesday 127 security issues in Java, its database and other products, patching some flaws that could let attackers take over systems.

Percona challenges Oracle with alternate MySQL release

Percona continues to nip at Oracle's heels, releasing a free version of the open-source MySQL 5.6 database with advanced features similar to ones in Oracle's paid enterprise edition.