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December 20, 2021
Oracle plans to acquire Cerner in a deal valued at about $30B. The second-largest EHR vendor in the U.S. could inject new life into Oracle's data and cloud businesses.
April 05, 2021
The Supreme Court ruled 6-2 that Java APIs used in Android phones are not subject to American copyright law, ending a longstanding legal battle between Google and Oracle.
February 25, 2020
A truly modern ERP support strategy must consider the needs of both internal and external users and ERP's expanded role in the employer and customer experience.
October 18, 2019
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd's abrupt death at 62 has put the software giant in the position of naming his replacement, and the decision could go one of a few ways, analysts say.
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