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  1. Amazon Adds 28 New Services as It Keeps Expanding Cloud InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNet News

    Amazon Web Services this week showed once again just how much farther ahead of the pack it is in cloud computing and how high it is setting the bar for the future - not just for cloud computing, but all of IT. At the company's re:Invent conference here, AWS CEO Andy Jassy and CTO Werner Vogels made 28 announcements over two days, each one seeming to top the last and eliciting cheers on several occasions from the keynote audiences, which this year totaled 32,000, a significant increase from last year's 19,000.

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  2. Oracle Says It Plans to Support Newly-Acquired NetSuite ForeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNet News

    "More" was the operative word at an event here at Oracle headquarters Dec. 1 that focused on the software giant's acquisition of NetSuite. "It's important to say that we're thrilled," said Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who repeatedly insisted there was very little overlap between the two companies.

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  3. Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures moves into video game publishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | TechCrunch

    Annapurna Pictures , the production company behind films including Zero Dark Thirty and Her , is launching a new division focused on video game development and publishing. Annapurna was founded by Megan Ellison, daughter of Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, and has developed a reputation for writing relatively large checks for arty, director-driven films - though it's also faced questions about whether it can become a real commercial force .

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  4. Amazon Unveils Artificial Intelligence Products for CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Insurance Networking

    Amazon.com Inc. introduced an image recognition program, a speech-to-text service dubbed Polly, and tools for building conversational apps, highlighting its push to add artificial intelligence to its cloud-computer offerings. Andy Jassy, chief executive officer of the Amazon Web Services unit, unveiled the new products Wednesday at the company's fifth annual re:Invent conference, which drew 32,000 people from diverse industries to Las Vegas.

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  5. AWS re:Invent - AI, Oracle & start-up agilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Aurora Era-Banner

    Amazon Web Services, no longer the feisty upstart that's taking on the big tech companies, now an incumbent with a polished conference but enough innovation to impress the most agile of start-ups. The widely accepted public cloud market leader held its annual showpiece conference in Las Vegas and demonstrated its popularity by stuffing in 32,000 people into the conference centre beneath The Palazzo and Venetian hotels.

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  6. Amazon's cloud boss Andy Jassy just slammed Larry Ellison and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Albany Times Union

    Oracle founder Larry Ellison has a decades-long history of publicly slamming his competitors and lately he's trained his sights on one of the most fierce competitors he's ever had: Amazon Web Services. In September, during the keynote speech at Oracle's huge customer conference in San Francisco, Ellison spent a good deal of time trash talking Amazon, mostly by saying how much slower it was to run databases on Amazon's cloud than it was to run them on Oracle's cloud.

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  7. AWS to Oracle: Now it's our turn and we got nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | ZDNet

    At re:Invent, CEO Andy Jassy characterized his company's services as "super powers" that free customers from the shackles of "old guard" companies like Oracle. AWS CEO Andy Jassy took a few jabs at Oracle CTO Larry Ellison during his AWS re:Invent keynote address on November 30, 2016.

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  8. Oakland City Leaders Running No-Huddle Offense For RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | NBC Bay Area

    Even as Oakland city leaders huddled up Tuesday, they began their no-huddle offense in the push to keep the Raiders in Oakland. In a closed session Tuesday, Mayor Libby Schaaf and City Council members discussed a Raiders stadium proposal spearheaded by Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott and his group of investors.

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  9. Peninsula Humane Society mired in controversy over treatment of animals, shelter conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Peninsula Humane Society, which provides animal control for San Mateo County, is facing animal cruelty accusations from some current and former employees that its executive director blames on a union pay dispute. The saga began in October when a dozen employees represented by the Teamsters accused the humane society of mistreatment and sometimes needlessly euthanization of animals, a retaliatory work environment, and lavish spending on upper management compensation while scrimping on staff salaries and animal care.

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  10. Nobu, Nobu, Nobu! Famed High-End Sushi Chain Officially Headed To Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Sfist

    A status byword in hip-hop and popular culture generally, the New York-founded sushi chain from chef Nobu Matsuhisa has spread around the globe with more than 40 locations. Until now, it's evaded the Bay Area, but no longer: As initially speculated in March , Nobu will arrive in Palo Alto, where Eater confirms it's bound for the former Lure + Till space in Larry Ellison's Epiphany Hotel.

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  11. Tech Searches For Fountain Of YouthRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | BioSpace

    Technologists are famous for upending and redefining entire industries, from finance to media. Now, some of these same visionaries are targeting a much grander goal: extending life.

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  12. Nobu to Hit Palo Alto in June 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Eater

    After months of speculation , and following the departure of the restaurant's chef, comes news that Palo Alto's Lure + Till will be replaced by Nobu . The space in the bottom of Larry Ellison's Epiphany Hotel will host Northern California's first outpost of the scene-y sushi spot bearing the name of chef/founder Nobu Matsuhisa.

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  13. Nobu to replace Lure + Till in Palo Altoa s Epiphany HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | SFGate

    Chef Nobu Matsuhisa is opening his first Bay Area outpost. Here, he is pictured earlier this month at Nobu Next Door in New York City.

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  14. Why for-profit education failsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 27 | University Business

    Earlier this year, LeapFrog Enterprises, the educational-entertainment business, sold itself for $1 a share. The deal came several months after LeapFrog received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange that it would be delisted if the value of its stock did not improve, a disappointing end to the public life of a company that had the best-performing IPO of 2002.

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  15. NFL Legend Ronnie Lott Working to Keep Raiders in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | NBC Bay Area

    Football legend Ronnie Lott tells NBC Bay Area the next few days will be critical for his plan to keep the Raiders in Oakland. The biggest issue now is presenting a formal deal to Raiders owner Mark Davis, who continues to stay committed to Las Vegas, where a glistening stadium deal has already been approved.

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  16. Presidential Medal of Freedom for Computer NerdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    According to Wikipedia , Barack Obama has handed out more Presidential Medals of Freedom per year in office than any other president. Does this reflect lower standards or simply a larger population? There are five awards that fall into the "computing" category .

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  17. Apple seeking political peace? Safra Catz in the cabinet? The strange dance between tech and TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    Safra Catz, Oracle President and CFO, shakes a finger towards the stage while sitting in the audience during the company's CEO Larry Ellison's keynote address during the Oracle Open World conference held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco Wednesday November 14, 2007. Catz was jokingly reprimanding the CEO for revealing too much information about the company's upcoming ventures.

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  18. Oracle to buy DNS, cloud infrastructure provider DynRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | ITworld

    Oracle plans to acquire internet performance and DNS provider Dyn in an effort to pump up its cloud-based offerings and challenge infrastructure and platform service leaders like Amazon and Microsoft. Dyn, in the news last month when it was targeted in a massive distributed denial-of-service attack, operates a global network that makes 40 billion traffic optimization decisions each day for more than 3,500 enterprise customers, including Netflix and Twitter.

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  19. Oracle acquires DNS powerhouse Dyn to take on leading cloud playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | ZDNet

    Oracle is a strong player in the datacenter realm, but with this deal, perhaps Larry Ellison's cloud dreams are coming closer. Oracle has agreed to acquire cloud-based Internet performance and DNS provider Dyn in the hopes of extending Oracle cloud computing solutions and taking on rivals such as Amazon.

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  20. Oracle Closes Acquisition of NetSuiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | NewsFactor

    Tech giant Oracle announced the completion of its deal to acquire cloud company NetSuite for $9.3 billion in cash today. Oracle said that enough NetSuite shares -- 53 percent -- had been tendered in favor of the vote as of midnight Friday.

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