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Oracle buys US cloud security startup Palerra

Monday, September 19, 2016 | More »

Tech giant Oracle is buying Palerra, a US-based cloud security startup co-founded by Oracle’s Indian-origin alumni Rohit Gupta and Ganesh Kirti. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Palerra was founded in 2013 and was previously known as Apprity. It had raised $25 million from investors including...


Exclusive: I-banking firm Springforth ropes in former ITC exec, others to launch startup accelerator

Mid-market focused investment banking firm Springforth Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd has joined hands with several high-profile names to launch a startup accelerator, Springforth Investment Managers (SIM), a top company executive told Techcircle. Kalyan Vijay Sivalenka, CEO of Springforth Capital, said ...

9 August, 2016 | More »


Meet the five startups selected for Oracle’s accelerator programme

A fin-tech company, an augmented reality solutions company and a mobile-first automated employee on-boarding platform are among the five startups selected by computer technology giant Oracle for the maiden edition of its startup accelerator programme. Christened Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Prog...

6 June, 2016 | More »


Oracle to set up startup incubators in India

To mentor budding entrepreneurs and help the emerging companies access best technology, IT major Oracle today will set up nine startup incubators across the country. “Our goal is to make it extremely easy for people to access the Cloud and we want to make it accessible not just to big companie...

7 April, 2016 | More »


Oracle announces Internet of Things developer challenge to reward innovative Indian app developers

While India is under prepared to embrace Internet of Things (IoT), Oracle is giving Indian app developers a chance to be a part of the global IoT movement. The company has announced an ‘Internet of Things developer challenge’ for the same, which is open for entries until May 30, 2014. “In this...

13 May, 2014 | More »


Indus Khaitan co-founded Bitzer Mobile sold to Oracle in just two years

It was a quick exit for a company that was started only in 2011. Bitzer Mobile Inc, a mobile solutions company co-founded by Ali Ahmed, Naeem Zafar and Indus Khaitan, has just been lapped up by global technology major Oracle Corporation. The transaction has been closed, although the terms remain und...

16 November, 2013 | More »


Apple CEO’s pay takes big hit vs. record 2011 package

Apple Inc  CEO Tim Cook’s 2012 compensation package of $4.17 million is a huge cut on paper for the top executive of the most valuable US corporation, after a 2011 package fattened by more than $376 million in long-term stock awards. Cook received the largest single pay package awarded to a c...

28 December, 2012 | More »


LinkedIn lists 100 most sought-after cos; Accenture tops Indian employers

Technology companies seem to be the red hot favourites among the professionals globally, if LinkedIn’s list of ‘100 most in-demand employers’ is to be believed. According to the professional network’s official blog, Google tops the list globally while Accenture is the top employer among the ...

12 October, 2012 | More »

Cloud threatens to rain on Silicon Valley giants

A decade ago, Larry Ellison, the outspoken head of Oracle, declared an end to innovation in the software industry. No big new companies, he told the Financial Times, would ever rise up to challenge companies like his in the market for so-called “enterprise” software, used by companies and gover...

2 August, 2012 | More »

Cloud computing specialists snapped up

Less than a week after VMware announced plans to spend $1.26bn to acquire Nicira, the cloud computing network virtualisation specialist, Oracle has agreed to buy Xsigo, another supplier of network virtualisation technology, for an undisclosed sum. Xsigo claims several hundred business customers incl...

31 July, 2012 | More »

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