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A crude view of technology - The Economist
A crude view of technologyThe Economist (blog)You've heard of all of them: It's Bill Gates, it's Larry Ellison, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, on and on. There are 25 people who made it in mining natural resources. You probably haven't heard their names. And these are basically cases of ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 5:23 pm
The CMO in the crossfire as the gloves come
The CMO in the crossfire as the gloves come off in the marketing cloud warsDiginomicaMake no mistake. If Larry's coming out to pitch the Oracle gospel around the marketing cloud, then this means business. I've said it before in the context of the HCM market, Ellison (on form) remains Oracle's biggest weapon and letting the 'big beast ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 6:18 am
Skydance Productions Names Larry Wasserman
Hollywood ReporterSkydance Productions Names Larry Wasserman CFODeadline.com“Larry's wealth of knowledge and depth of experience make him the perfect addition to our company as we continue to grow and expand our film and television business,” Ellison said. Skydance has become a franchise factory, aligned with Paramount ...David Ellison's Skydance hires Dreamworks CFO Larry WassermanBoston HeraldSkydance Taps DreamWorks Veteran Larry Wasserman as CFOHollywood Reporterall 8 news articles »
Posted on 16 September 2014 | 9:04 am
Oracle slurps another storage upstart: Front
Oracle slurps another storage upstart: Front Porch Digital joins Ellison's crewRegisterThe ceaseless hoovering up of small companies and startups by business behemoths has seen Oracle buy Front Porch Digital. Why did Larry Ellison latch on to this outfit? Front Porch Digital (FPD) is a content storage management (CSM) business.and more »
Posted on 16 September 2014 | 1:00 am
Hey, CMO: Larry Ellison and Oracle Want Your
Hey, CMO: Larry Ellison and Oracle Want Your BusinessAdAge.comOn a sunny September day at his sprawling Woodside, Calif., property, Larry Ellison was ready to talk marketing. Just a few years ago, the thought of Mr. Ellison having such a conversation would have seemed nearly impossible. After all, he's the man ...
Posted on 15 September 2014 | 3:56 am
Oracle Just Made A Deal To Gain More AccessFlickr/Oracle_Photos_Screenshots Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. Oracle announced Sunday evening that it acquired Front Porch Digital, a company that provides content storage management solution to some of the largest media companies in the world. Oracle declined to disclose the exact terms of the deal. Front Porch Digital makes it easier for big media companies to manage, archive, and monetize its ...
Posted on 15 September 2014 | 10:54 am
Oracle slashes Larry Ellison's stockOracle has granted CEO Larry Ellison 3 million stock options, a significant reduction from the 7 million options he received in previous years, according to a regulatory filing . Other Oracle executives, such as co-presidents Mark Hurd and Safra Catz, were also awarded smaller stock option grants than in the past, other filings made Monday show. Each received 2.25 million stock options, compared ...
Posted on 13 September 2014 | 8:52 am
The Fabulous Life Of Oracle Heiress MeganGetty Images / Frazer Harrison With a net worth of $51.3 billion, Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison is the fifth wealthiest person in the world. Even as Ellison scoops up mansions and entire Hawaiian islands, he has transferred much of his wealth to his children, David and Megan, who have inherited some 3 million shares of Netsuite stock and 900,000 shares of Oracle stock each. According to ...
Posted on 6 September 2014 | 8:37 am
The 30 Most Expensive Homes In Tech, Ranked!Flickr/WLCutler Larry Ellison spent between $300 million and $500 million on a majority of Lanai. No man is an island. Although, some men happen to own one. We found the most expensive properties belonging to tech investors, entrepreneurs, and CEOs. Some of the big tech personalities you’d expect to have extravagant homes actually live quite modestly. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, for example, lives ...
Posted on 5 September 2014 | 7:48 am
Judge To Oracle: SAP Doesn’t Have To PayFlickr/Oracle_Photos_Screenshots Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Oracle has lost an appeal to get SAP to fork over $1.3 billion. Oracle was trying to make its arch rival pay a huge fine after a now-defunct SAP subsidiary called TomorrowNow was found liable for illegally downloading software owned by Oracle subsidiary PeopleSoft. Oracle bought PeopleSoft in 2004 via one of the longest, ugliest hostile ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 2:41 pm
Atlanta mayor: 'No less than six prospectiveSo potential "buy-and-relocate" parties like Larry Ellison (who is worth $48 billion and has been shopping for an NBA team for over a half-decade) and Chris Hansen in Seattle may not even get close to the process. How much the team fetches for local ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 4:22 am
Hey, CMO: Larry Ellison and Oracle Want YourFrom spending trends to the biggest marketers and agencies, this handy guide gives you the lay of the b-to-b land. On a sunny September day at his sprawling Woodside, Calif., property, Larry Ellison was ready to talk marketing. Just a few years ago, the ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 4:02 am
A crude view of technologyWhere do they make money? 11 of them made it in technology, and all 11 were in computers. You’ve heard of all of them: It’s Bill Gates, it’s Larry Ellison, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, on and on. There are 25 people who made it in mining natural ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 2:53 am
Island Air offering $68 fare for flightsIsland Air flies between Maui, Oahu, Kauai and Lanai. The airline flies 64-seat ATR-72 turboprop aircraft. The airline is owned by billionaire Larry Ellison, who owns most of Lanai. For more information, go to www.islandair.com or call (800) 652-6541.
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 2:36 am
Larry EllisonOracle gave Ellison fewer stock options last year, amounting to a $16.6 million pay cut. He probably won't miss it too much. Ellison is already Oracle's largest stockholder, owning approximately 25% of shares -- worth about $45 billion at current prices.
Posted on 16 September 2014 | 11:21 pm