Does Microsoft fear Google's Chromebooks or the people who buy them?

Microsoft never liked Larry Ellison's network computers. Clinging to that orthodoxy risks another mis-step.

The Terminator to Return to the World of Video Games

Within the next few years, we may actually have a new Terminator film because Larry Ellison’s kids, Megan and David, currently own the rights to the character. They have until 2018 to get another Terminator film made before the rights lapse, and current plans have a new movie in the works for a June 26, 2015 release at Paramount. (If The Terminator does indeed get rebooted, it will make 2015 a very packed genre year with Avengers 2, Star Wars, and Batman Vs Superman.) 

Apple without Jobs? Nyet, says Larry Ellison

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is not exactly optimistic about the future of Apple without Steve Jobs at the helm.

Oracle's Ellison earns $3 a second

The CEO of Oracle, dashing Larry Ellison, earned $96.4 million last year and it’s hard to figure out how he can make ends meet.

Qualcomm doesn't think much of Oracle

Qualcomm CIO Norm Fjeldheim is in the limelight following statements made about Oracle at the SuiteWorld 2013 conference on Tuesday, claiming NetSuite is a better fit for the company than Oracle. 

Activision's salaries questioned

A key watchdog has bitten the rump of the boss of Activision claiming that his fat cat salary is a little too much.

Ray Lane heads off from the HP lane

HP's Ray Lane has quit as chairman of the HP board.

Oracle fails to see the writing on the wall

Oracle has blamed its sales force for its rubbish miss in third-quarter software sales and warned that its ailing hardware business will lose more ground this quarter. It is not clear why Oracle should be suffering. Its sales teams have been boosted over recent months and it should be doing much better.

Oracle boss buys Hawaiian island

With an asking price of over $500 million, there were never going to be many potential purchasers for the Hawaiian island of Lana'i. But Larry Ellison, co-founder and CEO of Oracle, has now snapped it up - or almost all of it, at least.

Is Larry Ellison stalking Leo Apotheker?

Oracle's Larry Ellison is reportedly hot on the trail of Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker.

Oracle vs. SAP update: Catz does partial recovery but can't make up for Ellison

Safra Catz took the stand after Larry Ellison this evening and appears to have done a vastly better job of being a convincing witness.  

Oracle vs. SAP: Larry Ellison Testimony – Advantage SAP

Years ago I did a lot of litigation work and covered a number of trials over the last several decades for major media outlets. 

One of the historic problems when you put a CEO on the stand is they often feel they are vastly more convincing than they actually are.

Oracle, Mark Hurd and Jodie Fisher's revenge

The drama keeps swirling around Mark Hurd and his reality show-like experience. 



Larry Ellison says the madness must stop

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says he is "speechless" over the fact that Hewlett Packard (HP) selected former SAP chief Leo Apotheker to replace Mark Hurd. 

Larry Ellison doesn't like Red Hat Linux

Larry Ellison isn't exactly a big fan of Red Hat Linux. As such, Oracle will now offer customers an indigenously developed variant of the OS known as the "Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel."

Mark Hurd's salary at Oracle will be a mere $950,000

It's not quite the salary of a CEO of the country's top PC manufacturer, but it sounds like Mark Hurd will still be doing alright for himself.

Hurd and Ellison: The crazy rich old guys of Silicon Valley Reality TV show

Some days it almost feels like we are living in a Reality TV show with all of the drama. 

 Over the long weekend when most of us were planning on taking it a bit easy, Mark Hurd showed up at Oracle and we seemed to have the first in a new series called "The Crazy Rich Old Men of Silicon Valley." 

 What follows is what you would have seen had this show been on TV. The story opens with the surprise departure of the sexy CEO, Carly Fiorina running HP because she was spending too much time trying to get herself set up for a government job.

Fired HP CEO Mark Hurd takes job as Oracle co-president

After stepping down from the top position at HP in what many consider to be an unfair ousting, Mark Hurd has accepted a new position as co-president of fellow computer services firm Oracle.

Does Oracle's anti-Google rampage benefit Apple?

Larry Ellison and Oracle do not want Google's Android to keep on rockin' in the free world. 



Mark Hurd falls, could Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs be next?

 Mark Hurd has fallen. Could Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs be next?