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Oracle adds chatbots and AI to CRM Cloud

Posted on: 28th April, 2017

The chatbots can be integrated in a company’s social profile, answering queries via Facebook Messenger or via Amazon Alexa so that customers can use the platform they prefer. “By combining new mobile, video and messaging capabilities with the latest innovations in chatbots, artificial intelligence and IoT, we are uniquely able to help organizations of all…

The chatbots can be integrated in a company’s social profile, answering queries via Facebook Messenger or via Amazon Alexa so that customers can use the platform they prefer.

“By combining new mobile, video and messaging capabilities with the latest innovations in chatbots, artificial intelligence and IoT, we are uniquely able to help organizations of all sizes drive innovation and business transformation”, said Rondy Ng, senior VP of application development.

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Oracle forming internal startup to develop “cutting-edge” products

Posted on: 25th April, 2017

Oracle is recruiting at least 50 to fill posts in new Reston and Denver innovation centres. “The mission of the organization and these two centers is to build and engineer cutting-edge solutions for our customers around cloud computing, big data analytics, mobile computing, internet of things, cybersecurity,”, said Oracle’s job postings. https://bloom.bg/2oFB1Dj

Oracle is recruiting at least 50 to fill posts in new Reston and Denver innovation centres.

“The mission of the organization and these two centers is to build and engineer cutting-edge solutions for our customers around cloud computing, big data analytics, mobile computing, internet of things, cybersecurity,”, said Oracle’s job postings.

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Storage the “new battleground” for cloud pricing

Posted on: 21st April, 2017

Cloud pricing battles have moved from virtual machines to object storage, according to a new paper by 451 Research. A drop in object storage pricing of 14% in 12 months is quoted, whereas VM pricing dropped by just 5% in the same period. The analyst firm also believes that database pricing will become a new…

Cloud pricing battles have moved from virtual machines to object storage, according to a new paper by 451 Research. A drop in object storage pricing of 14% in 12 months is quoted, whereas VM pricing dropped by just 5% in the same period.

The analyst firm also believes that database pricing will become a new focus for pricing wars over the next 18 months.

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Oracle to acquire digital ad tracker Moat in purported $850 million deal

Posted on: 20th April, 2017

Oracle says that Moat will remain an independent platform within Oracle Data Cloud. Moat provides its attention analytics suites to organisations including Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Facebook and Snapchat. YouTube recently announced that it would work with Moat to help advertisers verify that their messages aren’t running next to offensive videos. http://bit.ly/2pS2bag

Oracle says that Moat will remain an independent platform within Oracle Data Cloud. Moat provides its attention analytics suites to organisations including Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Facebook and Snapchat. YouTube recently announced that it would work with Moat to help advertisers verify that their messages aren’t running next to offensive videos.

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Oracle planning “aggressive” move into TV advertising

Posted on: 18th April, 2017

Oracle Data Cloud will be used to enable advertisers to target appropriate TV audiences. http://bit.ly/2pc3ZOx

Oracle Data Cloud will be used to enable advertisers to target appropriate TV audiences.

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Oracle to acquire Docker tool startup Wercker

Posted on: 18th April, 2017

Oracle plans to acquire Wercker, a Dutch startup that writes management tools for container technologies Docker and Kubernetes. Oracle will integrate Wercker features into its hosted Docker offerings on Oracle Cloud IaaS and PaaS. http://zd.net/2pcRRgW

Oracle plans to acquire Wercker, a Dutch startup that writes management tools for container technologies Docker and Kubernetes.

Oracle will integrate Wercker features into its hosted Docker offerings on Oracle Cloud IaaS and PaaS.

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Oracle Cloud can beat AWS and Azure with less data centers, says CEO

Posted on: 13th April, 2017

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told Fortune that Oracle can beat its public cloud competitors with less capital expenditure because Oracle hardware and databases are faster and more efficient. “If I have two-times faster computers, I don’t need as many data centers. If I can speed up the database, maybe I need one fourth as may…

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told Fortune that Oracle can beat its public cloud competitors with less capital expenditure because Oracle hardware and databases are faster and more efficient.

“If I have two-times faster computers, I don’t need as many data centers. If I can speed up the database, maybe I need one fourth as may data centers. I can go on and on about how tech drives this.”, said Hurd. Oracle data centers run on fewer, more powerful Exadata machines whereas other public cloud providers run a higher number of less powerful servers. Exadata machines are designed to handle heavy workloads and are optimised for Oracle databases.

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Kronos announces global Oracle cloud collaboration deal

Posted on: 12th April, 2017

Kronos Workforce Central suite will integrate with Oracle HCM Cloud’s core HR module, where “organizations can benefit from industry-specific time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, employee self-service, data collection, and labor analytics capabilities”. Workforce data can then be synchronised with Oracle HCM to process payroll. https://yhoo.it/2ooH13S

Kronos Workforce Central suite will integrate with Oracle HCM Cloud’s core HR module, where “organizations can benefit from industry-specific time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, employee self-service, data collection, and labor analytics capabilities”. Workforce data can then be synchronised with Oracle HCM to process payroll.

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Oracle Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service

Posted on: 10th April, 2017

Oracle has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service. “We believe this recognition is another acknowledgement of Oracle’s strong momentum in the integration and larger PaaS sector, driven by the successful adoption of Oracle’s cloud platform offerings by thousands of customers,” said Amit Zavery, senior vice…

Oracle has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service.

“We believe this recognition is another acknowledgement of Oracle’s strong momentum in the integration and larger PaaS sector, driven by the successful adoption of Oracle’s cloud platform offerings by thousands of customers,” said Amit Zavery, senior vice president, Oracle Cloud Platform and Middleware.

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Oracle Team USA come close to capsize in practice

Posted on: 7th April, 2017

America’s Cup holders Oracle Team USA suffered a scare, reportedly being close to capsizing during practice racing in Bermuda. The AC50 went out of control in gusting wind. http://bit.ly/2oPNogC

America’s Cup holders Oracle Team USA suffered a scare, reportedly being close to capsizing during practice racing in Bermuda. The AC50 went out of control in gusting wind.

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