Tag Archives: Oracle

Oracle CEO Gave $250K To Graham During TikTok Deal

The Verge reports: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison donated $250,000 to a super PAC supporting Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) reelection campaign as his company closed in on a coveted position as TikTok’s US technology partner. FEC documents show that Ellison made the $250,000 donation to the Security is Strength PAC on September 14th. The Security is Strength PAC has bought ads …

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Trump Ally Oracle Wins Bid To Partner With TikTok

Bloomberg News reports: Oracle Corp. edged out rival Microsoft Corp. in negotiations for the U.S. operations of TikTok, people familiar with the talks said, as the Chinese-owned music-video app attempts to avoid getting shut down in a clash between the world’s two superpowers. Oracle has nurtured a relationship with Trump since before his administration began. In 2016, Chief Executive Officer …

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Trump Backs Oracle As Potential Buyer Of TikTok

The New York Post reports: Speaking to reporters today, Trump called Oracle a “great company” following reports that the software giant had preliminary talks about buying TikTok’s operations in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. “I think that Oracle would be certainly somebody that could handle it,” the president said. Trump also said he thinks the company’s owner “is …

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Lawsuit Claims Labor Sec Interfered In Oracle Case

The New York Times reports: A senior Labor Department lawyer contends she faces removal from her job after objecting to Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia’s intervention in a pay discrimination case against Oracle, a tech giant with close White House connections. Oracle has a lot at stake in the case, which originated in the Obama administration: potentially hundreds of millions of …

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Oracle Lands Huge Deal To Support Surging Zoom

Reuters reports: Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it has started using Oracle Corp’s cloud computing service to help handle the surge in online video call volumes brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic. As corporations and schools shift to remote work and billions of people subject to stay-at-home orders seek ways to remain connected, Zoom has seen daily …

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Trump Admin Backs Oracle In Court Battle On Day Oracle’s Founder Holds High-Ticket Trump Fundraiser

Axios reports: The Trump administration is siding with Oracle in the database giant’s dispute with Google before the Supreme Court — a move that comes as Oracle’s founder hosts a high-dollar fundraiser for the president. Billions of dollars — and, Google argues, the future of software innovation — are at stake as a long-running copyright dispute between the two giant …

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Billionaire Oracle Chair To Host Trump For Fundraiser

USA Today reports: Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison has become one of the few tech moguls to publicly back President Donald Trump’s reelection bid after announcing a Feb. 19 campaign fundraiser to be hosted at his golf course and estate in the California desert. Less than two weeks before California’s Super Tuesday primary election, Ellison will host supporters on a golf …

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