Oracle has acquired SelectMinds, a provider of cloud-based, social talent sourcing apps that allow companies to use social networks such as Facebook to recruit employees. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
It is Oracle’s year for buying companies in the human capital management market (HCM).
Oracle announced on Wednesday the completion of its $7 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems. At a briefing on its plans, Oracle pledged to reenergize Sun's brand name, products and other assets. Further, Oracle said it will continue its commitment to open systems and Java.
The European Commission on Thursday expanded its investigation into Oracle's plans to purchase Sun Microsystems. The EC wants to study the potential antitrust issues arising from proprietary database vendor Oracle's takeover of Sun's open source MySQL database application. It will issue its ruling on Jan. 19, 2010.
Oracle VM 3.0, the latest release of Oracle server virtualization, is designed for rapid enterprise application deployment and integrated lifecycle management of physical and virtual servers including the application.
As companies today focus on delivering complete solutions to their customers and use virtualization to help transform their data centers from traditional computing to cloud-based inf
Google plans to hire more than 200 security guards, making them full- and part-time employees of the company, and therefore eligible for company benefits. Previously, Google’s guards were provided by an outside contractor called Security Industry Specialists. The news was reported Friday in The Wall Street Journal and elsewhere.