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5 Private Islands Owned By Billionaires

CNBC | Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

Owning a private island is something very few people can even dream of. But some of the super-rich not only own a slice of paradise, they’ve also ma...

Oahu's New Vibe May Surprise You

George Hobica | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Some repeat visitors to Hawaii advise you to shun Oahu, where Honolulu is located, because it's a bit too bustling and "urban." But if you haven't visited Honolulu lately, you might be in for a surprise.

You Don't Have To Be Larry Ellison To Own Your Own Island

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | Money

(The author is a Reuters contributor.) By Lou Carlozo CHICAGO, June 29 (Reuters) - You don't have to be Larry Ellison t...

Billionaires... They're Not Like You And Me

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 06.28.2012 | Money

Billionaires could be a dying breed in the United States--but not so in China. The country saw a 20 percent increase in the number of households with ...

Thanks To Eurozone Crisis, Buy The Castle You've Always Dreamed Of

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

There might be an upside to the eurozone crisis after all. And that upside is a genuine castle of your very own. Property values in the eurozone h...

Smooth Sailing: America's Cup Lining Up Lucrative Sponsorship Deals

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.01.2012 | San Francisco

The America's Cup has seen more than its fair share of rough waters in its quest to bring the world's most prestigious yacht race to the San Francisco...

TechStar Interview: Hermann Hauser

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology

Hermann Hauser may not be known far and wide in America but in Europe, he's a certified tech and investing rock star.

Tech Giant Considered Creating Its Own Android Rival

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp Chief Executive Larry Ellison said the software maker had considered building its own smartphone to compete with...

America's Cup May Move To New York

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.05.2012 | San Francisco

In a move that came as a surprise to officials on San Francisco's Board of Supervisors, the organizers of the America's Cup yacht race may be moving o...

The 5 Richest Divorcés In The World

Posted 03.08.2012 | Divorce

Forbes published their annual World's Billionaires list on Wednesday, which broke records for the largest number of billionaires (1,226) ever include...

The World's Billionaires 2012

Forbes | Luisa Kroll and Kerry A. Dolan | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

Record Numbers, Record Wealth: 128 new billionaires made their debut this year, while 117 dropped out of the ranks. The net result is a record 1,226 b...

PHOTOS: Tech Billionaire Selling His Sprawling Estate

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

On the climb up the tech ladder, there are concrete measures of success: a philanthropic project, an MC Hammer appearance at the launch of said philan...

America's Cup Forces Out San Francisco's Theatrical Institution

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.13.2011 | San Francisco

After over a decade delighting audiences from its perch on the edge of the bay, San Francisco's premiere vaudeville/cabaret/dinner theatre experience ...

Oracle Announces New Products At Massive Conference

Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison unveiled new all-in-one data center products as the world's No.3 software maker steps u...

These Billionaires Call California Home

| Agustin Armendariz | Posted 11.29.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of California Watch. By Agustin Armendariz The Golden State boasts the most billionaires living within its borders among all U.S....

PHOTOS: The Ten Wealthiest Locals (& Their Net Worths)

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.23.2011 | San Francisco

On the cusp of the 2008 financial collapse, San Francisco magazine dared to pose the question, "Recession? What recession?" Their front page story dur...

The New Age Of Inherited Wealth

WSJ | Robert Frank | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

By Robert Frank of the Wall Street Journal The release of the latest Forbes 400 List of Americans is, once again, being billed as a triumph of self...

Robin Wilkey

America's Cup Navigates Troubled Waters | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.01.2011 | San Francisco

Any plan that costs hundreds of millions of dollars and brings 5 million people into San Francisco is bound to cause a few headaches. But the batt...

Larry Ellison for Republican Nominee

Stephan Jenkins | Posted 09.27.2011 | San Francisco
Stephan Jenkins

The problem is that Larry is not a Republican. No worries mate! Ronald Reagan (debt raiser in chief) isn't a Republican by today's standards either. I have five reasons to believe Larry would make the kind of moderate Republican we need.

The Real Motivation Behind Going Public in Philanthropy

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

For Warren Buffet and me, giving feels really good, because the truth is, we receive more than the supposed recipient. This thing we call "love of humankind," philanthropy, infuses our whole being with love of self.

The Top Rated Tech CEOS: Schmidt Beats Jobs

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

Eric Schmidt on April 4 will step down from his position as Google CEO, passing the torch to the company's co-founder Larry Page. Schmidt is going ...

The 10 Wealthiest Divorcées In The World (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Forbes published their annual Billionaires List on Wednesday, comprised of the 1,210 wealthiest people on the planet, totaling a net worth of $4.5 tri...

The World's Nine Richest People

Forbes | Luisa Kroll and Kerry A. Dolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By This 25th year of tracking global wealth was one to remember. The 2011 Billionaires List breaks two records: total number of listees (...

PHOTOS: The Homes Of America's Top Tech Titans

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

We recently learned that Steve Jobs was planning to tear down his 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival mansion and build a more modest domicile in its place...

Why Oracle's CEO Should Be Fired and Its Board Sued by Shareholders

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Compensation of CEOs is generally deemed outrageous. But what is now at stake, is that, while the amounts themselves are outrageous, their correlation to performance is questionable, too.