Last week Oracle bought Textura for $663 million, giving the database giant a vertical construction solution in the cloud. Today it bought Opower for $532 million giving it a vertical utilities cloud solution.
The news that the Yahoo CEO could net a $55 million severance package made for breathless headlines this morning. [Photo: Max Morse for Techrunch].
A natural gas well in Longmont, Colo., where hydraulic fracturing had been banned. Colorado's Supreme Court said state law pre-empted the local rule.
Alejandro Garc�a Padilla, governor of Puerto Rico, is seen giving a speech on a television screen in a bar in San Juan on Sunday.
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