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  1. UPDATE 1- Oracle revenue up 3.5 pct on strong growth in cloud

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    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    Dec 17 (Reuters) - Oracle Corp posted a 3.5 percent rise in total revenue in the company's first quarter since Larry Ellison stepped down as chief executive, bolstered by a 45 percent jump in its...

  2. UPDATE 1- Oracle shares slide after soft results, CEO change

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    Sept 19 (Reuters) - Oracle Corp's shares fell as much as 5.5 percent after the database software maker reported disappointing quarterly earnings late Thursday and said Larry Ellison was stepping...

  3. Oracle's Quarterly Results Provide Little to Excite or Concern, as Ellison Moves to CTO

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    Oracle posted results for the first ..... its enterprise customers. Oracle 's customers are slow to ..... growth. While we do not expect Oracle to generate significantly ..... of three key executives ( Larry Ellison , Mark Hurd, and Safra Catz

  4. Friday Five: Rate Hike Hints and Alibaba Uncertainties

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    away anytime soon. Stipp: Larry Ellison is giving up the CEO post at [TICKER:ORCL] Oracle in some unexpected news ..... leaving [TICKER:ORCL] Oracle by any stretch of the imagination ..... our [TICKER:ORCL] Oracle analyst, sees this as more

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    particularly in Europe, that aren't going to go away anytime soon. Stipp: Larry Ellison is giving up the CEO post at [TICKER:ORCL] Oracle in some unexpected news this week. What's your take on the company's management now? Glaser: This was somewhat of a surprise that he is stepping down as CEO, but he is not leaving [TICKER:ORCL] Oracle by any stretch of the imagination. He is going to become chairman now. He is going to be the chief technology officer, and he promoted his co-presidents Mark Hurd, who used to be at HP, and also Safra Catz into co-CEO positions. Rick Summer, our [TICKER:ORCL] Oracle analyst, sees this as more of a change in titles than a change in responsibilities. Reporting structures are going to remain very similar, and there is not going to be a big change in direction. This is probably just an acknowledgement of the roles that the co-presidents were already playing. That being said, [TICKER:ORCL] Oracle does have some work ahead of it. They had somewhat disappointing first-quarter results as they move into more of a cloud computing
  5. Is College Worth It? Yes

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    Mon, 12 Aug 2013

    After all, titans of business such as Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Dell, Richard Branson and Larry Ellison don’t seem to regret dropping out of school. If Zuckerberg concentrated on his grades rather than building Facebook

  6. The New Philanthropists: More Sophisticated, More Demanding – and Younger

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    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    Pledge” public in 2010, 105 billionaires have signed on. Bloomberg LP founder Michael R. Bloomberg, Oracle Corp. co-founder Larry Ellison , Huntsman Corp. founder Jon Huntsman and wife Karen, film entrepreneur George Lucas, investor Ronald

  7. The Legacy of Steve Jobs and the Record of Apple Will Live On

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    Thu, 6 Oct 2011

    management and the Board of Directors at that time did not share Steve’s vision for Apple. His friend, Larry Ellison , CEO of Oracle Corp., recently quipped upon the firing of another high profile CEO: “That it was the second dumbest

  8. Asian Emerging Markets Will Grow On You

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    Fri, 25 Feb 2011

    control of a single party. The biggest of these include the Walton family’s 47% stake in Walmart, Larry Ellison ’s 22% ownership of Oracle , and Jeff Bezos’ almost 20% holding in Amazon.com. Oh, and we had better not forget the U

  9. A Case of Poor Governance?

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    Wed, 22 Sep 2010

    has since been named co-president at Oracle Corp and I tend to agree with Larry Ellison , CEO of Oracle , who stated that HP’s board made a big mistake here ..... 7, when Hurd became co-president of Oracle . On a day when the NASDAQ fell by 1

  10. SAP Earnings Preview

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    Tue, 10 Oct 2006

    In Oracle 's ORCL most recent quarterly earnings call, CEO Larry Ellison claimed his company had been stealing market share from SAP SAP over the past few quarters. While we are skeptical that there

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