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IBM Releases Big Data Software On SmartCloud; Cognos for iPad

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

On Monday, IBM announced the release of the Infosphere BigInsights application for analyzing massive volumes of structured and unstructured data on it...

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...

Oracle Rival To Pay Millions In Criminal Case

Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - SAP AG has agreed to pay $20 million to resolve a criminal probe into allegations that it downloaded millio...

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...

Jason Gilbert

Meet Office Leaks, The Startup That Wants You To Bash Your Boss Online | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

Office Leaks, a new online forum for discussing, condemning and otherwise straight-up insulting your co-workers, bosses and work environment, may seem...

Oracle Wants To Grill Google's CEO

Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Oracle Corp wants to question Google Inc Chief Executive Larry Page in the course of high stakes patent litigation between the two c...

U.S. Tech Company Cash, Parked Overseas, Is Unlikely To Come Back

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

At a time when the United States is marred in debate over deficits and debt ceilings, American tech companies are keeping about 70 percent of their ca...

Student Journalists Guarded Jose Antonio Vargas' Secret

Mountain View, CA Patch | Posted 08.23.2011 | Media

When Jose Antonio Vargas told the Oracle editorial staff his immigration status, silence fell upon the room....

Lawsuit Could Cost Google $6.1 Billion

Posted 08.18.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle is seeking between $1.4 billion and $6.1 billion in a patent lawsuit against Google over the lucrative smartphone mar...

Competitor Sues Google For Billions

Posted 08.16.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp is seeking damages "in the billions of dollars" from Google Inc in a patent lawsuit over the smartphone market, ...

Banality of Capitulation: Why Silicon Valley's Support for AT&T Is Less Than Meets the Eye

Art Brodsky | Posted 08.10.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

The fact that many companies have business relationships with AT&T should not be seen as an excuse for them to take a position that will hurt millions of consumers while changing the landscape of the wireless business by consolidating control into two companies.

Google's Android Contains Legal Landmines for Developers and Device Manufacturers

Edward J. Naughton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Edward J. Naughton

I have serious doubts that Google's approach to the Bionic Library in its Android programming works under U.S. copyright law. At a minimum, Google has taken a significant gamble.

Oracle Wins $1.3 Billion Over Stolen Files

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - SAP AG (SAPG.DE: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) has been ordered to pay Oracle Corp (ORCL.O: Quote, Profile, Research...

SAP May Have Oracle Even More In High Stakes Copyright Trial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAP AG must pay Oracle Corp prejudgment interest on a recent $1.3 billion copyright infringement verdict, but not at the formula suggested by Oracle, ...

Governing Magazine's Public Officials of the Year

Suzanne Langlois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzanne Langlois

Political scandal and corruption have become so commonplace as to be scarcely newsworthy.

New Index Returns Astound Wall Street

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

In January, 2010, I created the Solin Random Stock Index (SRSI). I wish I could report that my index was a complex algorithm, but it was really very simple. So how did the SRSI do from January, 2010 through November, 2010? It's up an astounding 45.14%.

Nine Great Brands That Had To Change Their Names

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

lightly (Apple Inc. was once Apple Computer), but hardly enough for most people to notice. Some of the world's largest companies have changed their na...

October Surprises Bring Drama to Brazil's Presidential Race

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's economy has been outperforming the United States and all the Euro zone nations, which is why it is attracting investment from so many globalist companies and speculators.

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.

Mark Hurd Just Wants to Be Free

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

Smart companies know that talent is more important than technology. If you doubt that, look at how fast Larry Ellison moved to grab Mark Hurd.

Billionaire Boys: The Story of Larry and Mark

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michelle Kraus

Boys will be boys even in Silicon Valley. Wall Street does not have a monopoly on arrogance or audacious wealth. Just watch all of the hoopla about ...

CEOs, Horny or Otherwise, Get too Many Breaks

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

If there's information out there about your negative financial background, your crummy criminal background, or your salacious sexual background, you're going to find it hard to find a job. Unless you're a CEO.

Nice Work If You Can Get It: Highest Paid CEO Of The Decade

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of software maker Oracle Corp., topped the list of best-paid executives of public companies during the pas...

The 10 CEOs With The Largest Stock Option Grants

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The following are the ten CEOs who received the largest stock option grants in 2009. Together, they enjoyed gains which totaled $230 million based on ...

BANK 2.0: Branch Networks under threat!

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

I've spent the better part of the last three months meeting and talking to some of the best and brightest bankers in Australia, Asia, UK and the USA a...