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Phil Matier: Ellison Put A Lot On The Line For America’s Cup

I can’t say I’m the biggest fan of Larry Ellison and Oracle, but they’re the ones who put a lot on the line. Ellison brought it to the city and it was even timed to line up with his annual Oracle World Conference. It could have been a really embarrassing loss for him, but things worked out.

09/25/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill crosses the finish line ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 18 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Team USA swept two races today against Team New Zealand to tie the series at 8, settiing up a winner-take-all race tomorrow. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Fans Jumped On America’s Cup Bandwagon As Historic Comeback Unfolded

Just a month ago, the America’s Cup “village” along San Francisco’s waterfront had few visitors. Then Oracle Team USA launched one of the greatest comebacks in the sport’s history. On Wednesday, tens of thousands lined up along the city’s waterfront to watch them retain the cup.

09/25/2013

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Ellison kicked off the week-long Oracle Open World conference that runs through September 26. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oracle CEO Ellison Skips SF Speech To Watch America’s Cup

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is so immersed in his boating team’s stirring comeback in the America’s Cup that he backed out of giving the marquee speech at his software company’s biggest customer conference of the year.

09/24/2013

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Oracle CEO Ellison’s Pay Drops 18% To $78.4M

The value of Oracle Corp. founder and CEO Larry Ellison’s pay package dropped 18 percent in fiscal 2013, to $78.4 million, after the business software company missed its internal financial targets and he declined his annual cash bonus.

09/23/2013

34th America's Cup - Oracle Team USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand, Race Day 4. (© ACEA / PHOTO RICARDO PINTO)

Plucky Kiwis At It Again In America’s Cup

Nearly 20 years after beating Mr. America’s Cup himself, Dennis Conner, Team New Zealand is on course to scuttle software billionaire Larry Ellison’s hopes of keeping sailing’s biggest prize.

09/13/2013

Oracle Team USA competes in the America's Cup World Series in 2012 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

‘Cursed’ America’s Cup Set For Final Act On San Francisco Bay

The America’s Cup Finals begin in San Francisco on Saturday, and city and team officials are hoping that the races themselves will finally take center stage rather than the tragedy and controversies that have overshadowed the regatta thus far.

09/06/2013

Larry Ellison in an interview from his Bay Area compound with CBS News. (CBS)

Oracle’s Ellison Defends ‘Risky’ Tactics In America’s Cup

The new, cutting-edge America’s Cup boats are not without criticism and Oracle’s Larry Ellison defends what some call risky engineering and sailing tactics, explaining, “It has to be a little bit risky.”

08/14/2013

Larry Ellison in an interview from his Bay Area compound with CBS News. (CBS)

Tech Tycoon Ellison: Google CEO Did ‘Evil’ Things, Apple Is Going Down

Larry Ellison, America’s third richest man and the CEO of Bay Area tech giant Oracle, took aim at Google in a wide-ranging interview with CBS News, calling out Google CEO Larry Page “specifically” for overseeing Google’s decision to “take our [Oracle's] stuff.”

08/13/2013

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Oracle’s Ellison Calls NSA Surveillance ‘Absolutely Essential’ For U.S. Security

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said the National Security Agency’s surveillance program is “absolutely essential” in the war against terrorism.

08/13/2013

Oracle Corp. company headquarters in Redwood Shores. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oracle’s Fiscal 4Q Sales Disappoint Wall Street Again

Oracle is still having trouble closing enough business software deals to keep Wall Street happy. The quarterly results announced Thursday could escalate investors’ fears about Oracle’s ability to adapt to the changing demands of its customers.

06/20/2013

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