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Oracle’s efforts to catch up to Amazon in the cloud market are running into obstacles—from Oracle customers upset with the company’s aggressive sales tactics.
Several big Oracle customers, including oil and gas exploration company Halliburton, toy maker Mattel and electricity provider Edison Southern California, have recently rejected big cloud services deals proposed by ...
Walmart and Target have decided that the best way to compete with Amazon in shopping is to follow its playbook in the cloud.
Both companies are switching to cheap unbranded “white box” servers running open-source software for their data centers, instead of equipment made by firms like Dell or Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said a person with knowledge of their plans. It’s a ...
Until very recently, developers who wanted to add a skill to Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana had to fill out a roughly 30-line form and paste it into an email to the Cortana team, with links to their privacy policies and terms and conditions. Then they had to wait for sometimes weeks to get feedback and final approval.
Amazon’s Alexa team, in contrast, has a portal for ...
Salesforce COO Keith Block is as effusive as any sales executive when discussing Salesforce’s “amazing” culture or the potential of digital technology to reinvent businesses. But when it comes to the impact of artificial intelligence, Mr. Block is much more restrained. AI has significant promise, he says, but Salesforce is still in learning mode.
In an interview with The ...
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