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Oracle Ordered to Pay HP $3 Billion in Itanium Case
Court Cases

Oracle Ordered to Pay HP $3 Billion in Itanium Case

Oracle said it would appeal the verdict.
Google Beats Oracle in $9 Billion Android Trial
Google

Google Beats Oracle in $9 Billion Android Trial

A U.S. jury handed Google a major victory on Thursday in a long-running copyright battle with Oracle over Android software used to run most of the world's smartphones.
Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google
Copyright Infringement

Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google

Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
Google, Oracle Compete for Innovation Label in Android Retrial
Lawsuits

Google, Oracle Compete for Innovation Label in Android Retrial

Oracle claims Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of the Java programming language, while Alphabet Inc.'s Google says it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial
Copyrights

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.
Oracle Wants $9.3 Billion From Google in Software Copyright Battle
Lawsuits

Oracle Wants $9.3 Billion From Google in Software Copyright Battle

This is the latest development in a long-running lawsuit between the two technology companies.
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google's Appeal in Oracle Case
Legal Issues

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google's Appeal in Oracle Case

The move means Oracle is allowed to seek licensing fees for the use of its Java programming language.
How Disruptive Startups Spread the Wealth by Encouraging Derivative Businesses
Business Growth

How Disruptive Startups Spread the Wealth by Encouraging Derivative Businesses

Genuinely revolutionary companies create opportunities for yet more startups. The shrewdest disruptors embrace the process to create a bigger market for everyone.
Sohin Shah
Larry Ellison Is the George Lucas of Tech
Make More Happen

Larry Ellison Is the George Lucas of Tech

Like the visionary who brought us the Star Wars trilogy and revolutionized film, Ellison's influence ranges far and is certain to persist.
Jason Wesbecher
Is Oracle's Co-CEO Move a Trend or Just Something That Works for Oracle?
Leadership

Is Oracle's Co-CEO Move a Trend or Just Something That Works for Oracle?

The lone visionary is the ideal of entrepreneurial mythology but one of the world's largest tech companies has done notably well with bifurcated leadership.
Jamie Pennington and Sarah Crossman Sullivan
Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work?
CEOs

Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work?

With the announcement of Larry Ellison's stepping down, here are three tips for companies considering having co-ceos.
Doug and Polly White
Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO of Oracle
Larry Ellison

Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO of Oracle

The company's co-founder will move to the board of directors. Two co-CEOs have been named to replace him.
Jason Fell
2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About
Pivots

2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About

Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want.
Eric Siu
Oracle Inks $5.3 Billion Deal to Buy Micros Systems
Mergers and Acquisitions

Oracle Inks $5.3 Billion Deal to Buy Micros Systems

The deal marks Oracle's biggest buy in four years, and comes just days after a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report.
Benjamin Kabin