Thursday Sep 25, 2014

Famous (Haunted) Hotels in San Francisco

San Francisco is known for its natural beauty and iconic man-made landmarks. But what is not commonly known is that the city is also haunted.

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Tuesday Sep 23, 2014

App City: Transportation

San Francisco, California, has become the testing ground for the new sharing economy with apps for doing just about everything. At the forefront of this sharing economy is transportation.

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Tuesday Apr 30, 2013

Save $300 on Registration. Spend it When You're in San Francisco.

Super Saver registration ends on Friday, May 3. So don't miss this last and best chance to save $300 over the Early Bird rates that go into effect on May 4.[Read More]

Thursday Mar 28, 2013

Register This: Sign Up Now for Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Registration for Oracle OpenWorld has officially opened. Here are just a few reasons why you shouldn't wait to register.

 

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Thursday Oct 27, 2011

Where Can You Get More?

If you live in Latin America but couldn’t make it to Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, São Paulo is the place you’ll want to be December 6-8. There you can learn more about Oracle’s latest technologies, products, and partners. Increase your knowledge and skills so you’ll be more competitive─and get hands-on with demos and labs. Reconnect with colleagues while making new connections, and enjoy all the variety and excitement that Oracle OpenWorld has to offer.[Read More]

Tuesday Oct 25, 2011

Extra, Extra! Show Daily Newspaper Archives Now Available

From opening day through It's a Wrap!, the official show daily newspaper covered all the highlights of Oracle OpenWorld 2011.

Now, in addition to watching keynote and session replays on YouTube.com/Oracle, and downloading presentations from Content Catalog, you can also download free .pdfs of each issue.

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Thursday Oct 06, 2011

Pens, Candy, Tote Bags, and Beyond

Yes, Oracle OpenWorld is a must-attend technology event, where one can learn about Oracle and partner solutions to enhance business. Another great reason to attend? To visit the massive, sold-out Exhibition Halls for tchotchkes and booth fun.

Here's a recap of all the great goodies and giveaways. And in the meantime, get ready for next year's goodies & giveaways: Register for Oracle OpenWorld 2012.

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Monday Oct 03, 2011

How to Put a Boat in a Bottle

Now that’s something one doesn’t see every day! A full-size, 45-foot, 2,910-pound catamaran in the lobby of a convention center. But the boat is there, in Moscone West at Oracle OpenWorld, as part of the ORACLE Racing and America’s Cup Extreme Experience.

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Wednesday Jun 08, 2011

Vote Now: Suggest-a-Session Ends June 19th

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Tell Us What You Want. You Deserve It.VoteSession

You always think of other people. “What would my fellow cube- dwellers want for an Oracle OpenWorld 2011 session?” you ask. How nice. How noble. OK, it’s time to get selfish. What do you want in a session? What topic will help you do your job better? What excites you in the way of technology and solutions?

Don't feel guilty about being selfish. Chances are, other people will share your wants, and will vote for your ideas. So send us your suggestions for Oracle OpenWorld sessions or presentations. And while you're at it, vote for all your favorites.

Submission/Voting Deadline: June 19
Act now, time is running out—Oracle OpenWorld Suggest-a-Session on Oracle Mix ends Sunday, June 19th.

Wednesday May 18, 2011

Sting to Perform at Oracle OpenWorld 2011

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Grammy-winning musician appearing live at Appreciation Event

Sting photoOracle is excited to announce that world-renowned musician Sting will perform live during Oracle OpenWorld 2011. Sting took a few minutes from his busy schedule to answer our five questions:

Q: When were you last in San Francisco and what do you love about the city and California?
Sting: I was last in San Francisco a couple of years ago (May 18, 2009) to perform at a benefit concert for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. It’s a great city and one I truly enjoy visiting. Like so many who grew up in England under the rain clouds, coming to California is always a breath of fresh air for me.

Q: What excites you the most about playing live and what kind of experience do you want your audience to have?
Sting:
All I ever wanted to be in life is a musician. I love being on stage and seeing the audience enjoy themselves and most importantly, be surprised. The element of surprise is really the one essential in music. I think every time you perform a song you have to breathe new life into it, especially with a song like “Roxanne” that I’ve performed thousands of times. It’s my job to discover something new or some alternate meaning and to present even the smallest variation each time I sing it.

Q: Why are you passionate about protecting the rainforest—what's the one thing that everyone could do to help?
Sting:
I see what’s happening in the rainforest as a universal problem that affects us all. I was fortunate enough to travel to the Amazon and meet with indigenous peoples, and that really gave rise to a passion in me to help protect these natural resources for present and future generations. Trudie and I are very proud of the work we’ve done in the Amazon and with The Rainforest Foundation. I think the most important thing to do is raise awareness and try to stir a desire in people to do whatever they can to help out.

Q: You've got a busy summer planned, capped off with your performance at Oracle OpenWorld 2011. What do you like most about touring?
Sting:
There’s no way to describe the feeling of going on stage in front of thousands of people who are pleased to see you. That’s something you can’t be blasé about. I also feel as though I’m probably at my most free when I am singing, and touring gives me the opportunity to experience that honesty and candidness almost every night.

Q: How can fans follow you via social media?
Sting:
Follow @OfficialSting on Twitter and visit the official Sting Website at Sting.com.

Register Today and Save
Don’t miss Sting performing live at Oracle OpenWorld 2011: Register today and save $500.

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