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How open source software took over the world – TechCrunch

How open source software took over the world – TechCrunch It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis was that Redhat was a snowflake and that no other open source company would …

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Tesla names Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Walgreen’s executive to board as part of SEC settlement – TechCrunch

Tesla names Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Walgreen’s executive to board as part of SEC settlement – TechCrunch Tesla has added two independent directors to its board, Oracle founder and executive chairman Larry Ellison and Walgreens executive Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, as part of a settlement with U.S. securities regulators over CEO Elon Musk’s infamous …

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AWS signs on to defend itself in Oracle’s JEDI RFP lawsuit against US government – TechCrunch

AWS signs on to defend itself in Oracle’s JEDI RFP lawsuit against US government – TechCrunch Just when you didn’t think there could be any more drama over the Pentagon’s decade long, $10 billion JEDI contract RFP, the plot thickened again last week when Amazon Web Services (AWS) joined the …

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Oracle is suing the U.S. government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract process – TechCrunch

Oracle is suing the U.S. government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract process – TechCrunch Oracle filed suit in federal court last week alleging yet again that the decade-long $10 billion Pentagon JEDI contract with its single-vendor award is unfair and illegal. The complaint, which has been sealed at Oracle’s request, is …

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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds etcd to its open source stable – TechCrunch

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds etcd to its open source stable – TechCrunch The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source home of projects like Kubernetes and Vitess, today announced that its technical committee has voted to bring a new project on board. That project is etcd, the …

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The White House will meet with tech execs to talk ‘transformational ideas’ – TechCrunch

The White House will meet with tech execs to talk ‘transformational ideas’ – TechCrunch Top tech executives from Google, Microsoft, Qualcomm and Oracle will head to the White House next Thursday to discuss “bold, transformational ideas” focused on U.S. innovation. The meeting, framed as a “roundtable discussion” by The Wall …

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In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn – TechCrunch

In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn – TechCrunch Howie Xu is the vice president of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Zscaler. He previously co-founded TrustPath and served as an entrepreneur in residence at Greylock. This month marks the 5-year anniversary of Aileen Lee’s landmark article, …

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The hybrid cloud market just got a heck of a lot more compelling – TechCrunch

The hybrid cloud market just got a heck of a lot more compelling – TechCrunch Let’s start with a basic premise that the vast majority of the world’s work loads remain in private data centers. Cloud infrastructure vendors are working hard to shift those workloads, but technology always moves a …

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