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Oracle Buys Cloud-based Customer Service Company RightNow For $1.5 Billion

Oracle this morning announced that it has acquired RightNow – both companies are listed on NASDAQ – for $43 per share or roughly $1.5 billion net of RightNow’s cash and debt. With the acquisition, Oracle is adding a robust cloud-based customer service offering to its own Public Cloud solution. 

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Zend Floats PHP Cloud Development Platform

Zend has announced a cloud for building and deploying PHP apps on other clouds – but without the management hassle.…...

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Open Source Jobs: What's Hot, Where to Look, What to Learn

What does the future hold for eager, talented software developers, and people with related essential skill sets? The overriding trend, as in all industries, is you're on your own, chum. But free/open source software (FOSS) offers considerably more richness of opportunity than anything else. Let's peer into the crystal ball and see what the future holds.

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Ubuntu Server Aims to Own the Cloud

With a lack of any license fees and a focus on cloud features from its primary sponsor, Canonical, Ubuntu has flourished in the cloud, becoming a popular guest operating system on Amazon EC2 and other infrastructure-as-a-service options.

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Google Guns for Amazon Web Services with New Storage, App Engine Offerings

Google is turning up the heat with its cloud services for the enterprise.

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