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  • Dr Nabil, Djibouti

    Oracle e-campus goes live

    June 27, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The University of Djibouti has implemented a new software system to help it achieve its ambition to deliver tertiary education to students in countries on the horn of Africa. Sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, the University of Djibouti e-campus...

  • Botswana's Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi (image: file)

    Connecting Industry to Government and Civil Society

    October 5, 2013 • EventsComments Off

    Industry giants HP, Google, Oracle & IBM are just some of the high profile global organisations attending Innovation Africa 2013 in Botswana this month. The summit, being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre this October 15-17, will also...

  • BlackBerry, Oracle’s SA mobile app challenge

    July 12, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    BlackBerry® and Oracle are bringing a Mobile Apps Challenge to South Africa with the goal of inspiring local developers to build mobile business solutions that can help customers boost productivity and efficiency in their mobile workforces. The Mobile Apps...

  • Oracle to support Java’s future in Africa

    July 11, 2013 • SoftwareComments Off

    Oracle Corporation has this week announced a series of programs and activities for Java developers and aspiring developers around the world. These programs set to run under the tagline ‘Make the Future Java’ will enable developers to share their...

  • Bill Gates once-again world’s richest

    May 17, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Microsoft creator Bill Gates is once again the world’s richest person, as an upsurge in Microsoft’s stock price pushed him beyond former number one Carlos Slim. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Gates is valued at $72.7 billion (an increase...

  • EMEA Businesses struggling to protect their value chains

    April 26, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    A research study launched by Oracle revealed that the majority of businesses in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have been unable to protect their value chains against unforeseen events. The report ‘Managing the Value Chain in Turbulent Times’...

  • Oracle’s Digital Store helps meet demand

    September 23, 2011 • Hardware, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Software and hardware systems company Oracle has said its Communications Digital Store would help service providers meet growing demand for digital content. The company made the introduction on Thursday. “With the addition of Oracle Communications...

  • James Gosling joins Google

    March 30, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments Off

    Google has hired James Gosling, the man who created the Java programming language. It is not clear what Gosling’s responsibilities will be, but speculation is rife that he will advise Google in a lawsuit against Oracle Corporation. “I don’t...

  • Avnet appointed Oracle distributor in MENA

    March 3, 2011 • Hardware, SoftwareComments Off

    Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., added another major brand to its portfolio in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region by acquiring the value added distribution rights for the full range of Oracle software  and Oracle...

  • Oracle acquires ATG

    January 10, 2011 • SoftwareComments Off

    Oracle has completed the acquisition of Art Technology Group (ATG), Inc. With the addition of ATG, Oracle can now provide cross-channel CRM, Retail and Commerce that enables unified marketing, merchandising, service and order management, supply chain, and a...