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Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

America’s Cup Critics Want Details on SF’s Agreement With Oracle CEO

Oracle CEO and billionaire Larry Ellison’s plans to bring the America’s Cup to San Francisco in 2013 just got a whole lot smaller and even still, critics of the race aren’t ready to sign off on the deal just yet.


An Oracle Racing sailboat practices in San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Waterfront Plans For America’s Cup In SF Scaled Back

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced Monday that a scheduled vote by the Board of Supervisors on final approval for hosting the America’s Cup sailing race has been postponed.


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Judge Overturns $1.3 Billion Verdict Against SAP In Oracle Dispute

A federal judge has overturned a $1.3 billion verdict against business software maker SAP, calling it “grossly excessive.”


Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd. (AP)

Pay For Oracle’s Ellison, Hurd Valued At More Than $77M Each

Mark Hurd may get his $100 million payday after all. On Friday, Oracle disclosed that Hurd’s compensation for the year came in slightly higher than even CEO Larry Ellison’s.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011


HP Boardroom Makeover OKd; New Fight With Oracle

Hewlett-Packard Co. has won investors’ approval for its deep boardroom makeover in the wake of the company’s CEO scandal.

CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

Yachts racing in the America's Cup. (AP file photo)

America’s Cup Bosses Stoked With Move To Fast Cats Across SF Bay

Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison are certain they made the right decision to have the next America’s Cup sailed in fast 72-foot catamarans.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

The America's Cup-winning trimaran 'USA 17' rests aboard a freighter on February 28, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tangible Sign of America’s Cup Arrives At San Francisco’s Pier 80

The trimaran that won America’s Cup last year has arrived in San Francisco.


US challenger BMW Oracle Racing giant trimaran sails during the second race of the 33rd America's Cup off Valencia's coast on February 14, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

Newsom Given Prominent Role In America’s Cup Race

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will publicize the America’s Cup and help with fundraising for the yacht race as its ambassador at large, race officials said Wednesday.


Oracle Corporation CEO Larry Ellison (AP)

Ellison Tried To Buy NBA’s Hornets In Addition To Warriors

Larry Ellison told the San Jose Mercury News that he put in a $350 million bid to buy the New Orleans Hornets, but was rebuffed and outbid by the league.

CBS San Francisco–01/06/2011

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom points to the America's Cup Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, during a public ceremony to celebrate San Francisco hosting the 34th America’s Cup. (AP)

San Francisco Celebrates Pick As America’s Cup Host

Members of the America’s Cup Event Authority joined city leaders and billionaire software mogul Larry Ellison at City Hall on Wednesday to celebrate the Dec. 31 announcement that San Francisco will host the high-profile regatta in 2013.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011