For once, the rumors were untrue. I kid, I kid. So this is how it went. Reports started flying off a few days back that Windows XP was about to lose the support of an important element. Java. Oracle was said to be pulling Java support for Windows XP, providing yet another reason to abandon the retired operating system...

Microsoft’s hunt for a new CEO is fast entering a decisive period, if we go by the hearsay that the technology titan wants a new person on the hot seat before the year is out. Oracle CEO Mark Hurd is one of the illustrious names in technology that is said to be on the shortlist of the candidates that the Redmond board...

Those of you keeping an eye on the cloud side of Microsoft’s enterprise business may be aware that Redmond and Oracle recently entered into a corporate partnership. And the fruits of this joint venture are now (almost) ripe for picking. Microsoft and Oracle first announced this partnership back in June, and starting...

Redmond has had a bit of an exodus of sorts recently, with many a key executives parting ways with the software titan in the past few months, some high profile ones, other nearly not so high profile. But talent going out of the company was a bit of a concern for the industry. It appears that it was not a one way...

You’ve probably heard about the Java mess already. Java is probably the most important and famous product that Oracle has and yet right now bad news keeps plaguing Java with issue after issue. The latest word is that two new potential vulnerabilities have been discovered by a Polish security firm. The uses are known as...

Enterprise acceptance is critical for Windows 8. App development on the Windows 8 platform by enterprise applications giants like SAP, Salesforce and Oracle would in no small measure, help Windows 8 deployments in many industries. We look today at two firms with so far, very different approaches to Windows 8, namely...

Once again, Oracle’s Larry Ellison is in the news and this time, he may have his heart set on HP. From Digital Trends: Hewlett-Packard’s 20-percent nose-dive in stock price last week has stirred up rumors that Oracle may be considering moving in. The rumors seem to stem from a New York Post article published over the...