News tagged with database software

Oracle rejects $272M SAP award, demands new trial

Business software maker Oracle Corp. has turned down $272 million in court-ordered damages from SAP AG in hopes of leaving a much bigger dent in its rival's pocketbook and reputation during a second trial over allegations ...

dateFeb 07, 2012 in Business
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Oracle, ex-HP CEO Hurd in talks for job

(AP) -- Former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd is in talks to take a top executive job at Oracle Corp., the database software maker run by his friend Larry Ellison, a person with direct knowledge of the discussions said ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Business
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EU clears Oracle takeover of Sun

(AP) -- The European Union on Thursday cleared Oracle Corp.'s proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc., saying it would not significantly affect competition in the EU.

dateJan 21, 2010 in Business
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Oracle expects EU to approve Sun deal next month

(AP) -- Oracle Corp. said Thursday that its profit jumped 12.5 percent in the latest quarter and that it expects the European Union will finally approve its $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems Inc. ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Business
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EU regulators softening stance on Oracle-Sun

(AP) -- European Union regulators appear to be softening their opposition to Oracle Corp.'s proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc., a shift that has resurrected some investors' hopes that one of the year's ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Business
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EU antitrust chief slams senators on Oracle deal

(AP) -- The European Union's antitrust chief said Tuesday that U.S. senators who pressed her to approve Oracle Corp.'s takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc. should stop interfering in Europe's affairs and prioritize U.S. health ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Business
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Senators press EU to speed its Oracle-Sun probe

(AP) -- U.S. senators are pressuring European antitrust regulators to hurry their investigation of Oracle Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc., citing Sun's "precarious" financial condition and fears about ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Business
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Oracle, Sun link up for new product; HP snubbed

(AP) -- With the fate of its proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc. uncertain amid antitrust scrutiny, Oracle Corp. is moving ahead with a new product incorporating both companies' technology, and snubbing ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in Business
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EU delays Oracle-Sun deal, probing database market

(AP) -- Oracle Corp. figured its $7.4 billion buyout for Sun Microsystems Inc. could skate through antitrust scrutiny, folding Sun into a technology powerhouse when Sun badly needs the lifeline. Both companies will have ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Business
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