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Oracle CEO skips speech to watch America's Cup

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is so immersed in his boating team's stirring comeback in the America's Cup that he backed out of giving the keynote speech at his software company's biggest customer conference of the year.

dateSep 24, 2013 in Business
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Oracle CEO Ellison's pay drops 18 pct to $78.4M

The value of Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison's pay package dropped 18 percent in fiscal 2013, to $78.4 million, after the company missed its internal financial targets and he declined his annual cash bonus.

dateSep 21, 2013 in Business
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Young tech moguls try to change world with pet projects

Google's Sergey Brin puts his money where his meat is, funding the world's first test-tube hamburger in a bid to change the way the world eats. Tesla's Elon Musk pushes space tourism as a down payment on ensuring our intergalactic ...

dateAug 15, 2013 in Business
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Tech sector rides on rich list

America's technology sector remained a driving force for the world's billionaires, led by Microsoft's Bill Gates and other familiar names, a Forbes survey showed Monday.

dateMar 04, 2013 in Business
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At 68, Oracle's flamboyant CEO still going strong

Rising from a college dropout who was derided as a failure by his adopted dad to the world's sixth richest man, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has earned the right to retire after shepherding his company for 35 years into one of ...

dateOct 07, 2012 in Business
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Oracle chief buys Hawaiian island

Oracle boss Larry Ellison has bought a Hawaiian island from a fellow multi-billionaire businessman, the governor of the US Pacific Ocean state said Wednesday.

dateJun 21, 2012 in Business
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Apple's Cook top-paid US CEO in 2011: report

Apple chief executive Tim Cook topped the list of the best-paid CEOs in the US in 2011 thanks to stock options that put him more than $300 million above his next rival, a Wall Street Journal survey showed ...

dateMay 21, 2012 in Business
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