According to reports, the enterprise software giant is close to finalizing the acquisition, which would be its largest since the $5.7 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems.
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Oracle will soon be announcing that it's discontinuing development of its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Sun Ray software and hardware, and Oracle Virtual Desktop Client product lines.
If it rains while the sun shines, you get a rainbow. When the sun shoots a filament toward Earth, you get an aurora. Amazing NASA cause and effect photos over last weekend, from Sun to Yukon.
A sun bathing glamour puss gets hot by the poolside. She sprays. The same technique could cool down beautiful planet Earth.
Trouble with your GPS? Your computer is mysteriously rebooting? It's probably due to the effects of a solar storm.
Oracle has released version 11 of Solaris, the Unix-based operating system the company acquired when it purchased Sun Microsystems in 2010.The software, made generally available on Wednesday, was billed by Oracle in a statement as "the first cloud operating system".
Google is going after the enterprise geospatial market with a planned launch of Earth Builder, a tool that allows companies to overlay data on Google Earth and Google Maps.
The company reported strong third-quarter results on the back of Exadata and Exalogic sales, while it forecast it would make $1.5bn in profit from its Sun business
The sun shines on New York City's first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station. Beautiful Earth Group brings photovoltaic panels, steel shipping containers, and an electric MINI Cooper together at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge.
The Apache Software Foundation could abandon the Java Community Process over Oracle's refusal to let it certify Apache Harmony, the group has warned
The creation of SkySQL -- a virtual spinoff of MySQL (pre-Sun, pre-Oracle)-- was as inevitable as LibreOffice. The community simply doesn't trust that Oracle will be a good steward of open source software and is acting quickly to preserve top open source projects.
A new branch of OpenOffice known as LibreOffice has been announced by a recently established but well-supported group called The Document Foundation
The company has integrated its enterprise software into its ZFS storage line, and has announced a range of new Sparc chips and Sun Ray thin clients
The database specialist has announced a cloud-in-a-box machine named the Exalogic Elastic Cloud that apes its Exadata tactic of fusing Oracle software and hardware for peak performance
New co-president Mark Hurd says Oracle OpenWorld next week will bring two high-end systems that combine Sun hardware with Oracle software.
Software giant will lay off Sun workers in Europe and Asia, according to U.S. regulatory filing, but this may not bring it into profitability in the short term.
The new versions of the Sun Ray client and the VDI software it runs on add Windows 7 support and improved power consumption, according to Oracle
Network down? It's the Sun what done it...
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is sending back photos and data from the sun that could tell us a great deal about the earth.
Autodesk is preparing to give out more than 100 additional “grants” of its digital design and prototyping software to cleantech and greentech companies in the United States and Europe. The company also is planning to introduce an enhanced Web site, featuring sustainable design information, on Earth Day 2010.
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