In its January critical patch update, Oracle plugged a record 169 security holes in its broad array of products, including its popular Database, Fusion Middleware, Enterprise Manager and, of course, Java.
The Supreme Court is tackling a number of legal disputes that affect wireless technology deployment and mobile app development.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 13, including a Supreme Court battle for Google and Oracle, the latest offering from SOTI, another funding round for App Annie, still a pulse in PC's veins and why analysts expect a surge in the biometrics market.
It is unlikely that app developers will ever see a standard approach to mobile app development, observes Suhas Uliyar, vice president of mobile strategy at Oracle.
News Scan: Enterprise mobility management market exploding; FCC asked to exempt security alert restrictions for mobile; More
The top news stories for Oct. 17, 2014.
The Silicon Valley wage suit picture got further complicated this week, with word that a former employee of Oracle has sued the company for allegedly conspiring with Google to prevent the hiring of certain IT professionals from each other.
The word that expresses him best remains "executive," and if Larry Ellison prefers any place in the world to the head seat at the table, it's the very edge of a stage.
An Oracle software hole could enable hackers to steal personal information, such as social security numbers, dates of birth, as well as private student records, transcripts and grades, according to security researchers Bryan Seely and Ben Caudill.
The top news stories for Sept. 22, 2014.
It's a fitting new moniker for the title that Larry Ellison has held for practically all of his life, and probably for several of his next ones. And his next surprise is no longer a surprise.