Stay within your circle of competence. It's worked out pretty well for the Oracle of Omaha.
Over the last few months enterprise giants Oracle and Salesforce have put on shows featuring the likes of Hillary Clinton and Bruno Mars reminding all of us in the enterprise world that marketing matters. While most enterprise startups will never reach these levels of budget and glamour, this time of the year does serve as a reminder that enterprise marketing matters. Read More
Last week at Devoxx, Manfred Riem (MVC 1.0 Co-Specification Lead) did a session on MVC 1.0 (JSR 371) to a packed room. During the session, Geertjan Wielenga (Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools) did a cameo appearance...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett's investing strategy has netted more than $71 billion for the Oracle of Omaha over six decades. Find out if that investing strategy still has a place for healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson.
We expect Oracle to maintain its leadership position in the database market, primarily in the RDBMS space. However, NoSQL databases are expected to play a crucial role going forward in handling operations such as marketing and advertising which are increasing relying on data from social networking platforms.
Amazon and Hachette find common ground, Oracle and SAP also settle their case but the Twilight one is just beginning to heat up.
Warren Buffet has a knack for identifying winners before other players in the market and this time Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) has been given the blessings by the Oracle of Omaha as he takes a substantial position in the company. Jack Mohr of TheStreet reported the news. This year has seen the cable companies battle […]
Oracle Corp. faces severe challenges from Big Data on three major fronts: It will see a steady erosion of its income as the market moves to Big Data technologies that Wikibon estimates cost a third of traditional RDBMS technology. Second, Oracle needs to … Continue reading ?
The super-rare "Manifold Paradox" set is here, and it looks awesome.
77 well-known computer scientists have urged the Supreme Court to revisit a court ruling in May that said APIs are entitled to copyright protection. The ruling was part of an ongoing years-long lawsuit between Oracle against Google.Show More Summary
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Over the past couple of weeks, IBM has been shooting out good news like an automatic rifle run amok. But investors are not yet biting. The stock still hasn't recovered from IBM's disappointing earnings last month. IBM missed expectations. Show More Summary
For the last several centuries, the Oracle and his trusty sidekick have made a point of eschewing capital-intensive businesses. But like Scotch and warm milk, some things can only be appreciated with age, especially when they are contributing 40% of your net profit. Show More Summary
Jim Simons is one of the greatest investors, whose stock picking skills made him one of the richest people in the world. Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technology‘s moves are tracked closely by smaller investors, since they can provide some insights regarding opportunities to invest in companies with a potential to grow. The fund owns a diversified […]
By Elyssa Kirkham, Editor A lot has been written about the Oracle of Omaha, from his famously prescient investments to his near-mythical origin story. But there are still a lot of things the general public doesn't know about Warren Buffett. Find Out What Warren Buffett Carries in His Wallet 1. Show More Summary
Amazon Web Services Inc., has just taken a shot at rival Oracle Corp., with the release of a new, cloud-based relational database service that it claims will deliver better performance at a fraction of the cost of on-premises installations. Called … Continue reading ?
The first reveal of AWS Re:invent 2014. Aurora a MySQL compatible relational database engine to take on Oracle et al.
Amazon Web Services today began its string of news announcements at its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas by coming out with a new enterprise-grade database engine, which shows a new front for the cloud provider. Available through Amazon’s Relational Database Service, Aurora has been in the works for three years, Amazon Web Services senior vice […]
Ever since Amazon.com Inc. first announced its goal in 2012 to take over the enterprise cloud with its Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS rivals Cisco Systems, Inc., Dell Inc., Google, Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and VMware Inc. have been … Continue reading ?
Warren Buffett — now worth more than $71 billion — has had a hunger for wealth since he was a tube-socked teenager. Through a number of schemes, the would-be Oracle of Omaha amassed the equivalent of $53,000 by the time he was 16, enough...Show More Summary