Oracle, VMware Agree to Deal on Cloud Technology, Technical Support

Oracle Corp <ORCL.N> and VMware Inc <VMW.N> on Monday announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service. Oracle is competing against Amazon.com, and Microsoft to offer cloud services, where businesses use Oracle’s data…

Google Antitrust Probe Opened by US States, Advertising in Focus

Attorneys general from 48 US states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of US technology giants. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who is leading the probe, said it will focus on Google’s “overarching control of online advertising markets and…

Zomato Determined to Add Gold Programme to Its Delivery Menu

Zomato Gold is priced at Rs. 2,400 per year HIGHLIGHTS Zomato says there is a long-standing demand to bring Gold to delivery NRAI doesn’t want Zomato Gold for deliveries No word on when Zomato will expand the plan While the tussle between the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and food aggregators as well as…

India Said to Woo Firms Like Apple to Capitalise on US-China Trade War

India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn, and Wistron with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade war-hit China, according to a source and a document seen by Reuters. Several Indian officials met on August 14 and discussed a list of “target companies” that also include Taiwan-headquartered contract manufacturer Pegatron, a…