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Ellison stalking Paramount?

Skydance Media CEO, David Ellison, is reportedly considering an all-cash bid for National Amusements, parent company of Paramount Global. Skydance’s existing investors, including The Ellison family (Oracle), RedBird Capital Partners, and Tencent. The intention would be a merger between Paramount Global and Skydance, known for films such as Top Gun: Maverick (pictured), Terminator: Dark Fate […]

January 11, 2024

Synacor’s Cloud ID now on Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Synacor has announced that its Cloud ID identity and access management platform for premium consumer and entertainment services is available onOracle Cloud Marketplace. Cloud ID enables consumer-focused applications to offer one of the easiest and most secure sign-in experiences and can now be deployed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Oracle Cloud Marketplace is a centralized […]

February 9, 2023

Survey: Sports fans desire immersive stadium experience

From their mobile devices to the metaverse, consumers are looking to tech to level-up their stadium outings, according to an Oracle Food and Beverage survey. For example, 57 per cent of stadium goers would like to pre-order food and drinks to avoid the lines and 53 per cent think it would be amazing to engage […]

August 11, 2022

Kaltura selects Oracle

Oracle has announced that Kaltura, the Video Experience Cloud with millions of active users, selected Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to support its growth and accelerate its global expansion. To meet fast-growing demand in the enterprise video market, Kaltura will deliver its Video Experience Cloud on OCI to power real-time, live, and on-demand video experiences to customers […]

September 23, 2021

Oracle Cloud to power EPL football analytics

The English Premier League has chosen Oracle as its official cloud provider. In teaming with Oracle, the Premier League aims to increase the excitement surrounding every game through new in-match statistics that provide a deeper understanding of the live action on the pitch. Oracle’s data and analytics and machine learning technologies will deliver these statistics […]

May 10, 2021By Colin Mann

Trump backs TikTok deal with Oracle, Walmart

TikTok has said it will separate itself from its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, and become an independent entity called TikTok Global – with Oracle and Walmart both taking minority stakes. In a deal that US President Donald Trump gave his blessing to over the weekend, US multi-tech company Oracle would become TikTok’s new cloud provider, […]

September 21, 2020

TikTok rejects Microsoft bid; Oracle favourite

Microsoft has reported that its offer to buy the US operations of video-sharing app TikTok has been rejected, leaving the door open for Oracle to make a last-minute bid. US President Donald Trump gave a September 15th deadline for the Chinese-owned app to sell or shut down in the country, citing national security concerns. Reuters […]

September 14, 2020

Oracle toys with TikTok race

Oracle has joined the race to acquire the US operations of Chinese-owned social media app TikTok. Microsoft had been the clear favourite to purchase the operations – valued in excess of $20 billion – whilst Twitter has also been touted as a potential buyer. But now Oracle, the software multinational, has emerged as a serious […]

August 19, 2020