TikTok Rejects Microsoft, Partners With Oracle

L.A. Business Journal

and reportedly accepted a bid from Oracle Corp TikTok’s parent company, Beijing-based ByteDance Ltd., has rejected the acquisition proposal from Microsoft Corp.

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CoreSite Connects LA Data Center To Oracle Cloud

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CoreSite Realty Corporation , which operates data centers across the United States, said today that it has connected its Los Angeles Campus to the Oracle Cloud, via Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect program. CoreSite--which is based in Denver, and has data centers around the United States--said the program gives its customers a fiber interconnection to the Oracle Cloud, offering up low latency access to the Oracle Cloud Phoenix region.

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DataScience.com Acquired By Oracle

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Culver City-based DataScience.com , a developer of data science software led by serial entrepreneur Ian Swanson, has been acquired by Oracle , the companies said on Wednesday. Oracle said it will add DataScience.com's platform to its Oracle Cloud, to allow its customers to "fully utilize" machine learning. learning machine exit swanson acquisition merger software oracle datascience

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Meed Links With Oracle

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Santa Monica-based Meed , a developer of financial technology and banking applications, said late Thursday that it has linked up with Oracle , to deliver its digital financial services to banks worldwide. Meed said it will integrate with Oracle's Digital Banking Experience (OBDx) solution. meed oracle digital banking international software finance financial fintech

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FloQast Connects With Oracle, SAP, Microsoft

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Los Angeles-based FloQast , which develops software to help accountants manage closing their books, has connected its software to Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft with a new software product. According to FloQast, its new Robotics Process Automation (RPA) connectors provides "near real time" access to Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft, and helps automate the currently manual aspects of running and uploading reports for month-end close.

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Tekelec Acquired By Oracle

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Tekelec , a developer of telecommunications switching equipment which had its roots in Southern California, has been acquired by Oracle , Oracle announced this morning. oracle tekelec merger acquisition telecom signalingFinancial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Tekelec had started in Southern California back in 1978, and had been a onetime technology darling when it had its IPO back in 1986.

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Roambi Connects To Oracle

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San Diego-based MeLLmo , the developer of the Roambi business application for the iPhone and iPad, said this morning that it has integrated its software with Oracle's Business Intelligence (BI) suite. The Oracle support comes on top of existing support for SAP, IBM, and Microsoft products. The software is now able to pull up reports from Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g and other Oracle products, showing them to Roambi users on their devices.

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USC Gets $200M From Oracle's Larry Ellison For Cancer Research

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The University of Southern California has just received a huge, $200M donation from Oracle founder Larry Ellison , to create a new cancer treatment research center. larry ellison cancer research medicine transformative gift donation nonprofit oracle founderAccording to the school, the donation will create the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC , a multi-disciplinary center focused on the prevention and treatment of cancer.

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TigerText Poaches Oracle VP As Sales Chief

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Santa Monica-based secure texting and messaging provider TigerText has bolstered its enterprise sales expertise, saying this morning that it has hired Justin Nelson, most recently a VP at Oracle, as its new Chief Sales Officer. tigertext oracle enterprise sales messaging text health texting executive

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Sophoi Acquired By Oracle

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Los Angeles-based Sophoi , a developer of media IP mananagement software, has been acquired by Oracle, Oracle said Monday. Oracle said that Sophoi's products will become available as Oracle Media Intellectual Property Management. Oracle said it expects that Sophio's management and employees are expected to become part of its Communications Global Business Unit. Sophoi was backed by Oracle which had funded the firm to the tune of $17.5M

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Auction.com Adds Former Oracle CFO To Board

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Irvine-based online real estate marketplace Auction.com --fresh off a massive funding round from Google--is further bolstering its board, with the addition of former Oracle Chief Financial Officer Jeff Epstein. auctioncom auction real estate marketplace venture capital google investment realestate commercial executive board oracle

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UCSB Gets $50M From Oracle Chairman For Energy Efficiency Institute

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The UC Santa Barbara has received a big boost to the firm's technology programs with a $50M gift from the Chairman of Oracle and his wife, Jeff and Judy Henley. Jeff Henley, who is a UCSB graduate, is currently Chairman of the Board of Oracle, and served as Chief Financial Officer of the company from 1991 to 2004. education research power green cleantech efficiency energy oracle henley jeff ucsb

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Oracle Founder Larry Ellison's Latest Investment: Malibu Real Estate

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In the latest Silicon-Valley-tech-mogul-buys-into-SoCal story, it looks like Oracle founder Larry Ellison has been making some big investments in Southern California--in the real estate area. oracle larry ellison malibu real estate realestate silicon valley mogul The LA Times said this weekend that Ellison has spent an estimated $200M to $250M acquiring at least nine properties in Malibu. It''s unclear what Ellison plans to do with property.

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Oracle CloudWorld 2013 - Los Angeles

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 -- Oracle CloudWorld 2013 - Los Angeles. Discover your next steps at Oracle CloudWorld. Mobile, social, and cloud are redefining how business gets done. Immediate access to the latest technologies is essential to be able to innovate and thrive. See [link] (more

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Qualcomm Technologies Links With Oracle On Java for M2M

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a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, said that it has linked with Oracle to bring the popular Java programming language to its machine-to-machine (M2M) chipsets. The two said they are working to bring Oracle Java ME Embedded 3.2 qualcomm oracle java chipset semiconductor mobile embedded chips softwareSan Diego-based Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. ,

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Empowering Oracle OpenWorld with Data from Dun & Bradstreet

Tech Zulu Event

Excited about Oracle Open World? I’ve been invited to attend this year by Dun & Bradstreet to learn about how their data solutions power the Oracle Cloud Platform. General Manager of Dun & Bradstreet NetProspex, Michael Bird made the announcement back in May at Oracle’s Data Cloud Summit that Dun & Bradstreet’s leading commercial data is now available within the Oracle Data Cloud and through the BlueKai marketplace.

How This Startup Kicked Oracle’s A$$

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How did a small, open source software company from Finland capture billions in market share from Oracle? Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems , knows the answer and he delights in telling the story of how MySQL ate Oracle's lunch and dinner. The second major challenged faced by MySQL was the surprise acquisition of one of its key partners, InnoDB, by Oracle. In Marten's words, "Oracle never did any harm to us, but they didn't like to be shown as endorsing us.

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Relsys International Acquired By Oracle

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Irvine-based Relsys International , a developer of drug safety and risk management software for the health care industry, has been acquired by software giant Oracle. Oracle said this morning that it has agreed to acquire Relsys, which will become part of its Health Sciences Global Business Unit. Tags: merger relsys management oracle risk acquisition lifescience international

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President Trump reportedly has approved the Oracle deal for TikTok’s US operations

TechCrunch LA

President Donald Trump said has has given his stamp of approval “in concept” on the Oracle bid for the U.S. 12 stay, keeping it up through the US election and Oracle dealmaking.

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Sensei Ag, Backed By Larry Ellison, Launches AgTech Efforts

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A new, Santa Monica-based startup, Sensi Ag , which was founded by Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, and Dr. David Agus, founding director of USC's Lawrence J. capital venture oracle ellison larry lanai hydroponics agtech agriculture sensiEllison Institute for Transformative Medicine, said on Thursday that it has launched to tackle food growing, indoor farming, and other agtech efforts.

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An Investment Banking Oracle's Perspective on the Venture Capital Industry

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010 -- 2010 VC Outlook: An Investment Banking Oracle's Perspective on the Venture Capital Industry. San Diego Venture Group. Frank Quattrone, one of the most successful and sought-after investment bankers of the past several decades, will offer his analysis of critical factors that will determine the course of the venture capital industry for 2010. See [link] (more

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Software Firm Boosts Market

L.A. Business Journal

Software giant Oracle increases footprint with record Santa Monica office deal

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Larry Ellison To Keynote USC Commencement

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Larry Ellison , the founder and Chairman of Oracle , has been named the speaker for the University of Southern California commencement, the school said on Thursday. Ellison founded Oracle in 1977, and was CEO until 2014, when he shifted to Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer. larry ellison oracle founder university college commencement address education southern california

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SecureAuth Names Marketing VP

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Pendergraft was most recently at Oracle, and had also served at Quest Software (which is now part of Dell). According to the company, he was most recently driving marketing strategy for Oracle''s Identity management products. secureauth multi factor enterprise authentication executive marketing oracle Irvine-based SecureAuth , which provides two-factor authentication software, hsa named Darin Pendergraft as its new Vice President of Marketing, the company said this week.

OpenMethods Connects With $5M For Contact Center Integration Software

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The company's software connects the Oracle Service Cloud software, Oracle's CRM suite, with telephony software from Genesys, Cisco, Avaya, and Interactive Intelligence. cisco saas telephone telephony genesys cloud oracle anderson kayne software integration center contact openmethodsLos Angeles-based OpenMethods , a developer of software for the contact center and telephony market, has raised $5M in a funding round, according to the company.

Daz Systems Acquired by Accenture

L.A. Business Journal

an Oracle Cloud service provider based in El Segundo Accenture announced Oct. 22 it acquired Daz Systems Inc.,

Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub

TechCrunch LA

Companies like Google, Yahoo, Oracle and PayPal attract top talent for years; when they reach maturity or a major liquidity event, their talent disperses and germinates into the next generation of companies. If you were to write a history of Silicon Valley, you could do it by looking at a series of major diaspora.

Cornerstone Names New Chief Product Officer

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Awatramani has previously served at such companies as Adobe, Marketo, Oracle, and Siebel, and was most recently Head of Product and GTM at Adobe; he had joined Adobe after the company acquired Marketo in 2018. Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand said on Wednesday that it has named Ajay Awatramani as its new Chief Product Officer.

Cloudera, Hortonworks Plan To Merge As $5.2B Cloud Data Platform

Xconomy

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Sophoi Files For Bankruptcy

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in funding from database giant Oracle, which invested in the firm in May of 2007. Tags: oracle property intellectual bankruptcy sophoi Los Angeles-based Sophoi , which was developing software for intellectual property licensing, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month. Sophoi had been backed by $17.5M The bankruptcy filing was filed in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

Marketing Crushes Customer Experience through Data. DUN dun dun!

Tech Zulu Event

As a first-timer at Oracle OpenWorld , I’ve been quite impressed by the sheer number of people thronging Howard Street, Moscone Center and the local San Francisco area in business-suits and professional attire. I was invited to Oracle OpenWorld by the data company, Dun & Bradstreet to attend a speaker session featuring Craig MacDonald , Managing Director at Accenture, Inc. Events Accenture Customer Experience CX DnBUS Dun & Bradstreet Matt Collins OpenWorld Oracle

After Boom Years, Starburst and Podium May Signal Big Data’s Future

Xconomy

It seems like ancient history now, but “big data” was once a hot field with startups, investors, and big companies all buzzing with hype. Then the tech industry moved on, and marketers crowned data science and machine learning the Next Big Things (at least until blockchain takes over). Of course, big data never really went away—though many companies did.

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Ad Analytics Start-Up EDO Raises $12 Million

L.A. Business Journal

Entertainment Data Oracle Inc., or EDO, a company that uses data collection and analysis to measure the effectiveness of TV ads, announced Nov. 1 that it raised $12 million in its first round of outside investment

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ParAccel Finds New Funding, From Amazon.com

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amazon data analytics paraccel venture capital oracle database warehouseSan Diego- and Campbell-based ParAccel , the developer of data warehouse and big data analytics software, reported this morning that it has scored a new round of funding, which includes Amazon.com as the lead investor. Financial terms of the new funding was not disclosed.

Anaplan Ups Estimate For Its IPO Haul; Allogene IPO Raises $288M

Xconomy

San Francisco-based Anaplan , one of five companies planning to close initial public offerings this week, raised the expected price range for its shares in an SEC filing Wednesday, signaling an IPO that could be richer than it had anticipated. Enterprise planning software company Anaplan, which is privately valued at more than $1.4 billion, had originally proposed selling 15.5 million shares of common stock at a range of $13 to $15 per share.

nVerge 2018

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Key areas of exploration include solutions from Microsoft, Oracle NetSuite, and Salesforce, with additional emphasis on the related technology ecosystems. Thursday, October 11, 2018 -- nVerge 2018 is a one-day technology conference focusing on uncovering maximum value from current business technology, sharing new trends and discussing future possibilities for solutions ranging from ERP, CRM, business intelligence, collaboration, and productivity.

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BIOLASE Raises $10M In PIPE

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Schuler Living Trust, Oracle Partners, L.P. and Oracle Institutional Partners L.P., Irvine-based dental laser maker BIOLASE , which trades on the NASDAQ as BIOL, said this morning that it has raised a private placement worth $10M. The funding came from Jack W. along with a number of its directors and officers. Biolase said the investors are paying $113.00 per share in stock, for 88,494 shares of its convertible preferred stock.

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Tech Companies Share Shutdown Losses, With Little Chance of Back Pay

Xconomy

Big technology companies such as Oracle (NYSE: ORCL ), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ), and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), as well as smaller tech firms, are among the many contractors serving federal government agencies, which may stop paying their bills if they haven’t been exempted from the shutdown, according to the Professional Services Council , an advocacy organization for federal contractors.

LogicMonitor Names Sales VP

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Tarbet previously served at such companies as UnboundID, RightNow Technologies, and Oracle. Santa Barbara-based LogicMonitor said Thursday that it has named Michael Tarbet as its new Vice President of Sales. LogicMonitor is a developer of cloud-based, performance monitoring software for IT infrastructure. The company is backed by Providence Equity Partners. READ MORE>>. logicmonitor sales executive michael tarbet

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nVerge 2017

SoCal Tech Calendar

Join 400+ industry professionals to learn about the latest trends and technology updates for Microsoft, Oracle + NetSuite, SAP and a wealth of other technology solutions. Thursday, May 25, 2017 -- nVerge 2017. nVerge 2017—the must-attend technology conference—is back for the 5th year and better than ever! See [link] (more

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Everything about Java 8

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The Java 8 javadocs are hosted locally for the time being because I don't know of an official, Oracle-hosted location for them. When Oracle eventually hosts them, I'll change the links to point to the official home for the javadocs. The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8. This next iteration of the JDK is currently scheduled for general availability in September 2013.

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Data Collective | New Dawn for Big Data Entrepreneurs

Tech Zulu Event

The founders are not alone, they have a strong network of over 35 Equity Partners with experienced technical founders and executives, engineers, data scientists, and leading researchers with significant current or previous tenures at big firms Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Intel, Oracle, Amazon, Cisco, PayPal, VMware, NetApp, Zynga, Salesforce, Stanford University and UC Berkeley. A tweet by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on August 9th caused a stir in the tech scenes.

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Biolase Gets $35M In Private Placement

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Schuler, Oracle Partners, L.P. and other Oracle funds, three funds managed by Camber Capital Management, LLC, Eagle Growth Partners I and II, Birchview Capital L.P., Irvine-based dental laser manufacturer Biolase reported Tuesday that it has raised $35M in a private placement. The publicly held company said the investment came from Jack W. Trellus Partners, as well as its directors, officers, and employees.

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