Update: Oracle Gets Chosen as TikTok’s Secure Cloud Provider

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced yesterday that TikTok chose them to become their secure cloud technology provider in the US, through a decision heavily influenced by the recent success Zoom had after they moved a large portion of their video conferencing capacity to Oracle’s Public Cloud. The following announcement was also made by TikTok’s communication…

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Update: Trump Administration to Consider the ByteDance-Oracle TikTok Deal Today

According to CNBC’s Jim Cramer, approval of Oracle’s deal for becoming a trusted technology partner for TikTok will be announced on Tuesday afternoon. This means that, if accepted, Oracle will become a trusted technology provider for TikTok in the US, including running the cloud computing operations and processing data for US users. This deal, however,…

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Oracle Wins Bid for TikTok Operations in the US

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) won the bid for TikTok’s US operations. According to The Wall Street Journal, Oracle has been selected as a “trusted tech partner”. ByteDance is not selling TikTok completely to Oracle. Microsoft said earlier today that ByteDance rejected their bid. As a result, Oracle was the last bidder left. In a blog…

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Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Has Died at Age 62

My thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with Mark Hurd’s family, friends, loved ones, and everyone at Oracle. Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle Corporation, has passed away earlier today at age 62. The news of Hurd’s death was first emailed to Oracle employees and shared in an announcement by Larry Ellison on Hurd’s website. In September, Hurd took…