Oracle Acquires Cloud Marketing Player Responsys for $1.5 Billion

Marketing in the cloud is still hot.
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Oracle Shakes Off Wall Street’s Worries, Beats Estimates in Q2

A solid beat puts concerns of a slow quarter to rest.
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Oracle May Be Flat in Q2, but It May Be Warming Up for a Strong 2014

Sales may even fall when it reports earnings on Wednesday. But new products could fuel good news next year.
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HP’s Q4 Earnings Beat Street and Shares Rise

“Slightly down” is the new up.
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Big Data App Engine Continuuity Names WebLogic Founder as Director

Big Data is hard. Building big-data apps in Java? That’s easy.
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Oracle, Google and Red Hat Engineers Ride to the Rescue of Health Care Site

But are they in the nick of time?
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As NetSuite Beats Expectations on Earnings, Fireworks Erupt With SAP

“A tale of two companies,” CEO Zach Nelson says.
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News Byte

Oracle to Acquire Cloud Commerce Provider Big Machines

Oracle said today it will acquire Big Machines, a Chicago-based company that specializes in “configure, price and quote” software that runs in the cloud, essentially automating certain sales processes. Financial terms were not disclosed. Oracle said it will add Big Machines’ capabilities to its cloud services.

AllThingsD Week in Review: BlackBerry Is Just Resting, and YouTube Goes Mobile First

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Oracle Beats IBM to Become No. 2 Software Company by Revenue

After Microsoft, of course.
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