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February 01, 2017
Oracle has updated its cloud licensing policy, and the result doubles the processor license requirements for customers on the AWS and Azure platforms.
December 28, 2015
Users have until January 20 to send comments to the FTC about a proposed settlement with Oracle regarding security risks posed by old versions of Java SE left behind after an update.
November 25, 2015
In the Oracle vs. Google court case over the use of Java APIs, Oracle claimed an expert witness appointed by the judge to assess potential legal damages isn't impartial.
November 18, 2015
A jury found support vendor Rimini Street guilty of copyright infringement and awarded Oracle $50 million. But officials from the two companies see the decision in a very different light.
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