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Maria Kingsley: An Oracle

Maria Kingsley | Posted 09.17.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Kingsley

The Earth is becoming polluted beyond repair. Soon, there won't be a single corner of the Earth where the air will be clean, the flowing rivers will be clear and the soil will be pure.

We're Halfway Thru 2013 and Here's the Latest on Social Business

Beverly Macy | Posted 09.15.2013 | Technology
Beverly Macy

Big data, mobile, social -- all in the cloud. That's been the big buzz for the last year or so. Social Business is the next big thing -- the Six Sig...

Online Shopping Made Easy -- It's (All) About Time!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology

Wouldn't it be great if there was a software program, website and mobile application that would consolidate all this searching, shopping, discounting headache into something more manageable?

7 Trends in Global Internet Growth You Can't Afford to Ignore

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

Eighty percent of the Top 10 global Internet properties -- including Facebook, Google, and Twitter -- are from companies headquartered in the United States. However, 81 percent of their combined web visitors hail from elsewhere

WATCH: The United States of Inequality

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Inequality in America is now at the greatest level in modern history and shows no signs of abating. Corporate profits are at record highs. But have those companies invested that in new jobs? No. Did they at least give their workers a bump in pay? Hardly.

Tech Firms Battle To One Up Each Others Perks

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's ring-shaped, gleaming "Spaceship Headquarters" will include a world class auditorium and an orchard for engineers t...

CEO Buys Airline Serving His Hawaii Island

AP | By AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — Larry Ellison bought a small commuter airline in Hawaii in part to ensure it would continue service to the island that is mostly own...

Oracle Issues Java Fix, But Is Still In Hot Water

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — Oracle Corp. said Monday it has released a fix for the flaw in its Java software that raised an alarm from the U.S. Department of ...

Company Acknowledges Huge Security Flaw in Software On Nearly Every Computer

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Oracle Corp. says it will soon fix a flaw in its Java software that caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...

Oracle's Java Is a Smelly Fish Tank

John Pavley | Posted 03.14.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I ran around the house this morning making sure the Java plugin was turned off in all our web browsers on all our computers. Why was I so panicked? Because the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning late this week about Java.

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison To Receive $198 Million Check Thanks To Fiscal Cliff

AP | By SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 02.02.2013 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. will pay three of next year's quarterly dividends this year in an apparent attempt to avoid possible tax hikes fo...

Apple Drops Widely Used Software Over Security Risks

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology

BOSTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc is removing old versions of Oracle Corp's Java software from Internet browsers on the computers of its customers when the...

Women's Leadership Redux -- Teaching, Honoring and Defending Women at Work

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Cari E. Guittard

When given access and the opportunity to develop and sharpen leadership skills, women dive in.

Larry Ellison Inches Closer To Cartoonish Super-Villainy With Island 'Laboratory'

AP | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a "little laboratory" for experimenting with ...

Ann Brenoff

These Billionaires Are Battling Over Malibu Beach | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.04.2012 | Los Angeles

A few years ago, the peons-with-no-beach access used to marvel over who would wind up as the King of Carbon Beach -- an exclusive stretch of Malibu, C...

Two Tech Giants Pair Up To Make Maps

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Phone maker Nokia Oyj is expected to announce a deal that will give customers of technology company Oracle Corp access to Nokia's mapping ...

$21 Million Pay Raise?

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2012 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - Technology company Oracle Corp increased billionaire CEO Larry Ellison's compensation for last year by 24 percent. E...

$306 Million Isn't Good Enough For Oracle

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2012 | Technology

STUTTGART (Reuters) - U.S. business software maker Oracle has launched an appeal on a five-year long court case that could see SAP pay millions more i...

Judge Says Google's List Of Paid Bloggers Isn't Sufficient

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 10.20.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc failed to comply with a court order to disclose the bloggers and other comment...

They May Have Been Bankrolling Journalists?

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 10.07.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc and Oracle Corp's copyright and patent battle took a strange twist on Tuesday,...

TechScape: Turning On the Crowdsourcing Spigit

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology

I'm going to make a prediction, right here; right now: This crowdsourcing phenomenon is just getting started and Yammer is just the beginning of what is sure to be a clown-car chase for the best companies in this sector.

Google Gains More Ground In Android Dispute

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Oracle Corp. received another setback Thursday as a federal judge in San Francisco undermined a central part of the company's multimi...

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.

Jury: Google's Android Violated Copyrights

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal jury failed to agree on a pivotal issue in Oracle's copyright-infringement case against Google, blunting the impact of its ...

Is This What The First Android Phone Almost Looked Like?

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.26.2012 | Technology

Time for a walk down Google's memory lane. In 2006, two years before Google unleashed the very first Android-powered phone (the T-Mobile G1), the ...