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Elon, Remember Thy Stakeholders

Many employees whose position at Twitter was to take input and register customer concerns are among the recently eliminated jobs. It's as if the message is: we don't want your input.

Mozilla believes the high-tech industry has lost its soul by putting profits ahead of people and is going to try and do something about it. It has announced Mozilla Ventures, a US$35 million venture capital fund to finance early-stage startups producing products and technologies that advance values ...

Arm is in trouble primarily because it depended on Nvidia acquiring it to fund its future growth and success. Now it's hungry for revenue. I think we are beginning to see the end of Arm, and it will only have itself to blame.

In the coming year, lawmakers will be paying increased attention to workplace monitoring, and whistleblowers may also be demanding monitoring information to support complaints about labor law violations, according to the predictions put together by 10 Forrester analysts.

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CloudWorld Reevaluated

CloudWorld was a show about the stack and infrastructure, from databases to cloud data centers, as well as the platforms. It was designed to say that Oracle has the goods to support global business with minimal technical debt.

How do they do this? That's all I want to know. On Tuesday at CloudWorld, Oracle introduced MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse, which it says offers 17-fold faster query performance against Snowflake and 6-fold faster than Redshift on a 400 TB workload.

Oracle Alloy Debut

With Oracle Alloy, service providers, integrators, and ISVs working with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) can keep workloads in-country and operate clouds independently -- innovating and customizing as the need arises and taking advantage of new opportunities.

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Oracle CloudWorld Kicks Off

CloudWorld, Oracle's rebranded user conference, kicks off this week in Las Vegas. The venue change during Covid also changed the vibe of the conference that once dominated San Francisco, but it's for the best.

Adobe expects consumers to start spending on holiday gifts earlier this year, starting with Amazon's second Prime Day event of 2022 on Tuesday and Wednesday. The report noted that early buying could impact Cyber Week sales later this year.

Compared to last year, my holiday shopping budget this season is...
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