In a complaint made public on Tuesday by lobbying group FairSearch -- whose members include Oracle, Expedia and more -- Google's rivals accused the company of using Android to divert traffic to its search engine.
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Mar 21 - Oracle's profit hits a speed bump but the problems may not last, plus Google's chairman sheds light on the company's browser plans.
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Google impressed civil rights and privacy groups on Thursday when it resisted a demand by the FBI to give up its users’ personal information. The request came in the form of a National Security Letter just three weeks after a San Francisco judge ruled such letters to be unconstitutional. Advocacy groups say Google’s pushback represents one of the only times a major...
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You can now buy a music subscription from Google. Here's everything you need to know about Google's crack at rocketing to the top of the charts. Get ready for Google Play Access. Google Play All Access launches in the US today. It costs $10 per month. Everybody gets a 30-day free trial, and if you sign up soon, it will only cost you $8 per month. Google claims that All...
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Oracle and Hewlett-Packard's ongoing legal battle over software for Itanium has run into another delay, and this time there's no telling how long it will last.HP sued Oracle in 2011 after the database company announced it would stop porting software to Itanium, the chip architecture at the heart of HP's high-end "business critical" servers. HP won in the first phase of the...
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A few years ago I taxied past a hangar at San Carlos airport. The door was open to the immaculate interior and I could see an array of jets and aerobatic light aircraft. My instructor said it was Larry Ellison’s private plane collection. Not for nothing is the airport known to IATA as SQL, after Oracle’s database language. From my little Diamond Katana, I looked on in envy....
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SAN FRANCISCO - Google is challenging a demand by the U.S. government for private user information in a national security probe, according to a court filing.
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Filed under: Investing Last year, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was awarded 7 million stock options, valued at $90.7 million, in the face of significant shareholder disapproval. Oracle's board defended the decision by pointing out that the $90.7 million valuation isn't necessarily an accurate measure of the compensation Ellison will receive. The board is right to claim that the...
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Other prominent Silicon Valley figures on this year's top 50 include Sequoia Capital chairman Michael Moritz, who gave $116 million; Oracle chairman Jeff Henley, who donated $50 million; and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who gave $45.6 million.
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SHORTFALL: Oracle Corp.'s fiscal third-quarter results fell shy of Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday. The business software bellwether attributed its revenue decline to a lackluster performance by its expanding sales force rather than a lack of demand.
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