Tags » Computers And Internet

Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option

Oracle has responded to a former employee’s claim that a new in-memory processing option is turned on by default with the latest release of Database 12c, insisting that the process of enabling it requires a series of deliberate steps.

Read more…

Computers And Internet

Microsoft comes clean on 'weird things' in Windows Server 2012 R2, Server 2003

I hesitate to use the terms “Microsoft” and “clear” in the same sentence, but you should see

Read more…

Computers And Internet

BlackBerry adds more security for the sensitive enterprise

Now that BlackBerry has fallen significantly behind Apple and Google in the race to offer features and third-party apps for its smartphones, the company is concentrating on providing devices that, it claims, have the strongest available security — its “killer feature” for enterprises that have exceptional security needs. 43 more words

Computers And Internet

Microsoft, IBM make gains against Amazon in cloud services

Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the cloud infrastructure services market, putting pressure on Amazon and outpacing rival Google, according to a new study. While Amazon, the cloud market leader, retained its position, it can no longer claim to be bigger than its closest four competitors combined, noted a report from analyst firm Synergy Research Group.

Read more…

Computers And Internet

Android vulnerability allows malware to compromise most devices and apps

The majority of Android devices currently in use contain a vulnerability that allows malware to completely hijack installed apps and their data or even the entire device. 38 more words

Computers And Internet

Oracle slashes Larry Ellison's stock options

Oracle has granted CEO Larry Ellison 3 million stock options, a significant reduction from the 7 million options he received in previous years, according to a regulatory filing. 39 more words

Computers And Internet

Facebook to require Messenger app for mobile chat

If you like to send messages via Facebook when you’re on the move, get ready to download a new app. Facebook confirmed Monday that it will be removing the messaging feature from its mobile app over the next few days, and requiring people to use its stand-alone Messenger app instead.

Read more…

Computers And Internet