News to know: Oracle's so-so quarter; dreaming of Apple's tablet

Summary:Headlines of the day: Oracle's second quarter results underwhelm. The conference call tone was relatively low key (Transcript at SeekingAlpha) and worries about applications growth abounds.

Headlines of the day: 

Oracle's second quarter results underwhelm. The conference call tone was relatively low key (Transcript at SeekingAlpha) and worries about applications growth abounds. The company is targeting verticals and search as a differentiator. The details will be analyzed throughout the day.

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