Oracle has a new mission statement from Larry Ellison, and it comes with a brand-new look that downplays its classic bright-red color scheme (ORCL)

Oracle unveiled a new user experience and brand that features a “warmer” and more global look and feel. The new look downplays Oracle’s classic bright-red hues. The new design was inspired by Asian, African and Aboriginal art, according to lead designers. It also includes a new mission statement written by founder Larry Ellison: “Our mission is to help people see data in new ways, discover insights, unlock endless possibilities.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Oracle this week unveiled a new website design that the database giant’s designers says features a “warmer” and more global look and feel. The new site was inspired by Asian, African and Aboriginal art,… Read More

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Faster Wi-Fi officially launches today

Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge The next generation of Wi-Fi has been trickling out over the past year, but this week, its launch is going to accelerate. The Wi-Fi Alliance, the organization that oversees implementation of the Wi-Fi standard, is launching its official Wi-Fi 6 certification program. That might sound boring, but it means the Wi-Fi 6 standard is truly ready to go, and tech companies will soon be able to advertise their products — mostly brand new ones — as certified to properly support Wi-Fi 6. Wi-Fi 6 includes a bunch of new technologies that combine together to make Wi-Fi more efficient. This is particularly important because… Read More

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Buzzy exercise startup Peloton is being sued for $300 million over accusations it stole songs by Taylor Swift, The Beatles, and many more

Buzzy exercise startup Peloton is facing a $300 million claim that it used songs by artists including Taylor Swift, The Beatles, and many other prominent musicians without proper licenses. The National Music Publishers’ Association originally filed a suit in March alleging exercise bike startup Peloton used over 1,000 songs without a license. Now the NMPA has updated the suit, claiming it’s found a further 1,200 songs Peloton used without license. It has doubled the damages it’s seeking from $150 million to $300 million. Peloton is gearing up for its IPO, and is pursuing a countersuit accusing the NMPA of anticompetitive conduct. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Buzzy exercise… Read More

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The Saudi drone attack took out a known weak spot in the supply chain with low-tech weapons that Saudi was powerless to stop

An attack Saturday on a major Saudi oil facility knocked out 5% of global supply, and roiled the markets. What’s more, it was achieved with easy-to-acquire and relatively cheap military equipment. Saudi Arabia has spent billions defending its oil fields, but this came to nothing. The attacks appears designed to show how easily such an attack can threaten the world economy. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The drone and cruise missile attack on Saudi oil production facilities sent an unmistakable message: that even low-tech weaponry like that used by Iran and its allies in Yemen, the Houthis, can easily overcome billions of dollars of air defenses. The strike, and… Read More

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LastPass fixes bug that could let malicious websites extract your last used password

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge LastPass has patched a bug that would have allowed a malicious website to extract a previous password entered by the service’s browser extension. ZDNet reports that the bug was discovered by Tavis Ormandy, a researcher in Google’s Project Zero team, and was disclosed in a bug report dated August 29th. LastPass fixed the issue on September 13th, and deployed the update to all browsers where it should be applied automatically, something LastPass users would be smart to verify. The bug works by luring users onto a malicious website, and fooling the browser extension to use a password from a previously visited website. Ormandy… Read More

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The world’s oil producers keep a massive amount of capacity in reserve. But it’s almost all in Saudi Arabia and the drone attack messed with that too.

The drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil plants didn’t just halve the country’s production and send the price of oil rocketing. They also harmed the country’s spare production capacity, which can produce some 2 million barrels a day and used during emergencies. Drones hit two refineries owned by state-owned giant Saudi Aramco on Saturday, shutting down production on around 5% of the world’s daily crude oil production and causing oil prices to surge up to 20%. The world’s oil market is well supplied for now, but other oil producing countries are unstable, don’t have these facilities, or are under sanctions. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The attacks on… Read More

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A website selling unofficial Trump campaign merch stole and edited a reality TV star’s picture to make it look like he was wearing a MAGA 2020 hat

“Love Island” contestant Rykard Jenkins’ image was used on the internet by Trump campaigners without his permission. A fan from California sent him the doctored photo, which was being used on a website called Conservative News Daily. His face appeared alongside many others wearing red hats embroidered with “President Trump 2020 Make America Great.” Jenkins tweeted the before-and-after images with the caption: “Woke up this morning to know I’m the new face for the 2020 @realDonaldTrump campaign?” The tweet swiftly went viral, but he told Insider “it caused that massive controversy for someone like me who’s not at all involved in politics let alone American politics.” “I made a joke… Read More

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All The Highlights From Sunday At London Fashion Week

Kicking off Sunday was Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. The duo showed at a warehouse space on Vauxhall’s Malthouse Road, filled with giant moving spotlights. It’s clear that what separates the wheat from the chaff at London Fashion Week is the ability to carve out aesthetic DNA while evolving on that recognisable aesthetic each season: some do, some don’t. Preen is in the former camp, and while guests of course look forward to the dramatic romanticism of the brand’s hyper-feminine dresses (ruffles, pleats and balloon sleeves galore), it’s the subtle innovation that keeps us on our toes. This season, the design duo took inspiration from a host of references to Japanese… Read More

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Sport shorts: Pettersen retires after securing Solheim Cup for Europe and England captain Root targets Ashes win in 2021

Description Suzann Pettersen and her European team-mates celebrate the Solheim Cup win at Gleneagles Credits David Cannon/Getty Images Alt Text Suzann Pettersen and her European team-mates celebrate the Solheim Cup win at Gleneagles Ten things from the world of sport on Monday 16 September One-Minute Read Monday, September 16, 2019 – 12:21pm 1. Fitting end for Pettersen Suzann Pettersen says holing the putt to win the Solheim Cup for Team Europe is a fitting end to her professional golf career. See related Today’s back pages: England and Root will ‘urn’ Ashes revenge down under The Norwegian, 38, secured Europe’s thrilling 14½-13½ win over Team USA at Gleneagles in Scotland then… Read More

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Trump officials claim that satellite imagery and the direction of the Saudi oil field attack prove that Iran was to blame

US officials have revealed evidence that they claim indicates likely Iranian responsibility for Saturday’s attack on two major oil fields in eastern Saudi Arabia. President Donald Trump on Sunday said that the US is “locked and loaded” in response to the attack, though he declined to name Iran as the culprit. US secretary of state Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attack on Saturday, despite Houthi rebels in Yemen claiming responsibility. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Trump administration officials have claimed that intelligence assessments indicate that Iran was likely responsible for Saturday’s attack on two major oil fields in Saudi Arabia that put global markets in chaos. In… Read More

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