Oracle signs naming rights deal for NBA stadium

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    I wasn't sure whether to put this under "Science and Technology" or "Sports"... here goes....

    Oracle is the largest manufacturer of databases in the world. It is also the 2nd largest software company in the world (right after, you guessed it, Microsoft). If you've ever used Google or shopped online, chances are you've used an Oracle database and didn't realize it. I believe USMB's database is not Oracle, but MySQL, although I'm not certain....

    Larry Ellison, founder and CEO of Oracle, is estimated to have a net worth of about $20 billion


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