The planned purchase of Taleo extends Oracle’s offerings in the growing arena of cloud-based computing. With such an approach, businesses don’t run software and services in-house, but rather send those tasks to remote locations operated by companies such as Oracle and IBM Corp.
The Golden State Warriors have reached a buyout agreement with Troy Murphy and placed him on waivers.
Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. have both held low-level talks with Twitter Inc. about purchasing the social networking service, according to a report published Thursday.
Published reports are saying that Google’s attempt to buy local-coupon site Groupon appears to have failed for now.
Oracle Corp. is adding to its software arsenal software with the $1 billion all-cash deal announced Tuesday for a company called Art Technology Group Inc., which helps businesses interact with online shoppers to boost sales.
Yahoo’s inability to snap out of a financial funk may be about to turn the Internet company into a takeover target for the second time in less than three years.