Oracle Corp. will be buying marketing software company Responsys Inc., for about $27 a share, which works out to be about $1.5 billion. The U.S.-based hardware and software giant made the announcement today,
This is an edited transcript of an interview between ITBusiness.ca Editor Brian Jackson and Influtive CEO Mark Organ, taking place Nov. 18 in San Francisco at the Salesforce.com Dreamforce conference. ITBusiness.ca: What do
Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle Corp. announced this morning it has completed the acquisition of cloud-based content marketing provider Compendium in a transaction for which the details have not been disclosed. The software as
Oracle Corp. has released a solution integrating Oracle Social Relationship Management with Oracle Eloqua, the fruits of its acquisition of Toronto-based Eloqua Corp. back in December 2012. On Sept. 23, Oracle debuted its
A company that has been known for its ferocious pace of acquisitions, business software vendor Oracle Corp. has had a busy week with deals of another sort with three different cloud computing-focused partnerships
What surprises does 2013 hold for the tech industry? Will Research In Motion come back to prominence with the BlackBerry 10 platform? Will Apple release yet another iPhone to an enthusiastic worldwide reception?
Oracle Corp.is buying cloud-based talent management and employee recruitment software vendor Taleo for roughly US$1.9 billion, the company announced Thursday. The move comes shortly after SAP's move to acquire SuccessFactors, a close competitor
By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In Part 1, we introduced Host Analytics, an enterprise software vendor that delivers a suite of corporate performance management (CPM) tools through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. We discussed
By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In the past two months, Oracle has agreed to purchase RightNow Technologies for $1.4 billion, SAP has taken SuccessFactors for $3.4 billion, and IBM is buying DemandTec for $440 million.
In 2011, the increasingly mobile and socially networked world of technology became more intertwined than ever with politics and the law. Patent wars shaped competition in tablets and smartphones, hacktivists attacked a widening
Microsoft quietly downgraded the hardware requirements for its Windows Phone 7 operating system in late September to make optional the inclusion of cameras in mobiles using the operating system. The move came just