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Oracle names ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd co-president

(AP) -- Oracle Corp. has hired former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd to help lead the database software maker in a pivotal moment in Oracle's 33-year history as it tries to muscle in on more of HP's turf.

dateSep 07, 2010 in Business
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HP reaches settlement with DOJ in kickbacks case

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. said Monday that it has agreed in principle to settle a lawsuit by the Department of Justice, which alleged that HP and other technology companies paid kickbacks to Accenture PLC in exchange for ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Business
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Oracle's net jumps 25 pct in first full Sun qtr

(AP) -- Oracle Corp.'s net income jumped 25 percent in the most recent quarter as CEO Larry Ellison trumpeted momentum in the company's efforts to sell computer hardware and in its showdown with IBM Corp.

dateJun 24, 2010 in Business
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Java designer resigns from Oracle

Former Sun Microsystems technology executive James Gosling, designer of the popular Java computer programming language, has resigned following Sun's takeover by Oracle.

dateApr 12, 2010 in Business
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