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  • Oracle app development chief leaves

    A top executive at Oracle in charge of application development has left the company, according to reports, raising questions about the status of its high-profile Fusion applications project as its annual OpenWorld conference nears.

  • AMD to make Fusion chips

    A senior AMD executive says the chipmaker plans to manufacture the first of its upcoming Fusion chips itself, quashing speculation that the task would be outsourced.

  • Will Oracle fuse BEA into Fusion?

    Market share and technology, a sometimes unbeatable combination, is the raison d'etre behind Oracle's acquisition of BEA, say several industry analysts. What Oracle wanted was access to the high-quality, large installed customer base that BEA owned. The high-end customers who use middleware for the most demanding applications are owned by either BEA or IBM, so this acquisition inches Oracle closer to IBM's scale, says Yefim Natis, a Gartner vice president. If the acquisition is approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, it will still put Oracle in second place behind IBM as the leading application infrastructure vendor.

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