Mar 21, 2013 16:54 EDT
US stocks fell Thursday, hit by uncertainty over the Cyprus banking crisis and some surprisingly weak corporate earnings.
Mar 04, 2013 16:47 EST
Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, Microsoft's Bill Gates and Zara fashion house boss Amancio Ortega of Spain topped the Forbes list of the world's billionaires Monday.
Mar 04, 2013 16:44 EST
The Dow Jones Industrial Average defied the effects of new US spending cuts and pushed to a new five-year high Monday.
Mar 04, 2013 10:40 EST
America's technology sector remained a driving force for the world's billionaires, led by Microsoft's Bill Gates and other familiar names, a Forbes survey showed Monday.
Feb 27, 2013 11:50 EST
Tech billionaire Larry Ellison, who bought his own Hawaiian island last year, now has an airline to go with it.
Feb 19, 2013 17:58 EST
Apple on Tuesday said it suffered a cyber attack similar to the one recently carried out against Facebook, but that it repelled the invaders before its data was plundered.
Feb 19, 2013 14:59 EST
Apple on Tuesday said it was hit by hackers who wormed their way into the California company's system but evidently failed to steal any data.
Feb 15, 2013 18:47 EST
Facebook said Friday its computer system was "targeted in a sophisticated attack" last month, but that it found no evidence any user data was compromised.
Feb 04, 2013 16:56 EST
US stocks closed sharply lower Monday as signs of political instability in Italy and Spain renewed worries about the the eurozone's long-running public debt crisis.
Feb 04, 2013 10:13 EST
Oracle said Monday it was buying Acme Packet for $2.1 billion in cash, helping the business tech group expand its capacity to deliver voice, video and data over IP networks.
Jan 14, 2013 15:42 EST
Oracle on Monday was distributing a patch for Java software flaws deemed so dangerous that the US Department of Homeland Security said that people should stop using it.
Jan 10, 2013 18:57 EST
The US Department of Homeland Security warned Thursday that a flaw in Java software is so dangerous that people should stop using it.
Jan 03, 2013 15:45 EST
US regulators closed a lengthy antitrust probe into Google on Thursday, saying there was not enough evidence to show the Internet giant manipulated its search results to harm its competitors.
Dec 20, 2012 17:17 EST
US stocks swung higher Thursday as the market appeared to show optimism about a deal in Washington to prevent the economy from going over the "fiscal cliff."
Dec 06, 2012 23:43 EST
Republican Mitt Romney raised $85.9 million in the final weeks of the White House race, his campaign said, bringing the total spent on the presidential election to a record $2 billion.
Dec 04, 2012 17:52 EST
US stocks closed slightly lower Tuesday as Washington continued to wrangle over a budget plan that would avoid the year-end "fiscal cliff."
Nov 29, 2012 01:49 EST
US companies are rushing to make huge payouts to shareholders before year-end to beat a tax increase on dividends expected to emerge from deficit talks under way in Washington.
Oct 19, 2012 00:49 EDT
The spectacular capsizing this week of Oracle Racing's 72-foot catamaran will cost them valuable testing time as they prepare to defend their America's Cup title next year.
Sep 19, 2012 14:21 EDT
Bill Gates remains the richest person in the United States with a fortune of $66 billion in 2012, up 10 percent from last year, Forbes magazine said Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2012 16:47 EDT
Eleven billionaires added their names Tuesday to the effort by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to donate half their fortunes to charity, bringing the total to 92.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Type||Public (NASDAQ: ORCL)|
|Founded||California, USA (1977)|
|Headquarters||Redwood City, California, United States|
|Key people||Larry Ellison (CEO)|
Jeffrey O. Henley (Chairman)
Safra A. Catz (President)
Charles Phillips (President)
|Revenue||▲ US$ 23.252 billion (2009)|
|Operating income||▲ US$ 8.321 billion (2009)|
|Net income||▲ US$ 5.593 billion (2009)|
|Total assets||▲ US$ 47.416 billion (2009)|
|Total equity||▲ US$ 25.090 billion (2009)|
|Employees||73,201 (as of 3 December 2009[update])|
|Divisions||List of acquisitions by Oracle|