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Zelizer: Are Democrats afraid of the inequality issue?

In the early 20th century, industrial tycoons like the Rockefellers and Carnegies amassed fortunes in railroads, steel or oil.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Bernie Madoff, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

Oracle's Improved Systems Are Great for Business

Oracle's lower profit can be chalked up to its heavy investments in the cloud arena.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, 9

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Journal

Theme for Larry Ellison's Lanai Documentary Film Festival to focus on Africa

The inaugural Lanai Documentary Film Festival, an event established by billionaire Larry Ellison for the island in Hawaii he purchased in 2012, will be themed "Governance for Africa," organizers said Thursday.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Quinn: Meet Elizabeth Holmes, Silicon Valley's latest phenom

Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford in 2003 as a 19-year-old to start Theranos, a company now poised to disrupt the medical diagnostic test market.


Related Topix: Theranos, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Oracle Corporation

Business Journal

Larry Ellison's Island Air offering pizza, massages and music at Honolulu gates

Island Air is adding free food and massages to the free USB charging stations at Honolulu International Airport as some of the perks for its interisland airline passengers.



25 CEOs Who Are Perfectly Happy Making a $1 Salary

In the business world, there's a sneaky version of success that goes beyond the seven figure salary: It's the one figure salary.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

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Oracle: Updates still work for Java on Windows XP

Oracle has told customers "don't believe everything you read on the Internet" as it explains that it will continue to push updates to Java users on Windows XP.


Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Startups, Science / Technology, Oracle Corporation, Microsoft

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Oracle gives sneak peek at its plans for OpenWorld

Dreamforce 2013 may also see the appearance of a previously unthinkable guest: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Salesforce, Assistly, Radian6, Dimdim

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Larry Ellison planning a Lanai Food and Wine Festival

Another wine and food festival is being planned for Hawaii, this time on the island of Lanai, which will be spearheaded by Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison , the tech billionaire who owns 98 percent of the island.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Kapalua, HI


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Gartner's Lovelock: "On-premises deployments are going away or reaching an equilibrium point."



Narcissistic CEOs Get Paid The Most, Says Study

M. Wilson, an executive at enterprise software maker Oracle, once said of his CEO Larry Ellison, "The difference between God and Larry Ellison: God doesn't think he's Larry Ellison."


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara University, Business News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Journal

Architect Olle Lundberg talks Slanted Door, Aziza and S.F. restaurant trends

A seminal project for Lundberg Design, said Olle Lundberg, was Charles Phan's James Beard Award winning restaurant, Slanted Door in the Ferry Building.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Startups, Oracle Corporation

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Zuora's Journey To Managing The Subscription Economy

The idea for subscription billing startup Zuora was born in Marc Benioff's office.


Related Topix: Zuora, Salesforce, Startups, Oracle Corporation

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Journal

Ellison updates $10M plan to upgrade Lanai's water infrastructure

A street scene in Lanai City. Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison, who owns 98 percent of Lanai, gave an update on a $10 million plan to upgrade the island's water infrastructure.


Related Topix: Lanai City, HI, Startups, Oracle Corporation


Here's Why Oracle Is a Solid Investment Now

In 2008, Oracle 's CEO, Lawrence Ellison, called cloud computing a "nonsensical" concept, and had absolutely no strategy for maneuvering the company in that direction.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Salesforce

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Bill Gates wealthiest living US entrepreneur

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the wealthiest living US entrepreneur, with an estimated net worth of $80.2 billion, according to Wealth-X.


Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Facebook

Business Journal

Meet Larry Ellison's Personal Fireworks Designer

Mike Workman, a SVP of hardware and software development at Oracle, has his own fireworks factory in the middle of the desert.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Pillar Data Systems

Daily Kos

Income Inequality: A Desperate Situation With Real Solutions

Consider this: the top 1% of American income earners make as much as the bottom 48%.


Related Topix: Startups, Telecom, WorldCom, IT Services, Oracle Corporation


Billionaire Scorecard: Michael Jordan Becomes Billionaire, Larry Ellison Loses $1.9 Billion

Each issue, Forbes tracks the billionaires who made and lost the most money since we last published.


Related Topix: Business News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Oracle Is A Solid Buy On The Pullback

Oracle is making solid progress as far as the transition is concerned, and recently agreed to acquire Micros to bolster its position further.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Salesforce, Computers, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science