News tagged with database software

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 ...

Sep 06, 2010 not rated yet 0

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.

Jan 21, 2010 not rated yet 0

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 ...

Dec 15, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 1

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 ...

Nov 24, 2009 not rated yet 0

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 ...

Sep 16, 2009 not rated yet 0

EU reveals probe into Oracle's bid

Business software giant Oracle's 7.4-billion-dollar bid for Sun Microsystems is under investigation under EU merger regulations, the European Commission announced on Thursday.

Sep 03, 2009 not rated yet 0