A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid August 25, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Electric Car Makers Think Outside The Garage At Silicon Valley Symposium

Sustainability advocates convened in Silicon Valley this week to share ideas about how to enhance the electric vehicle charging infrastructure as the technology slowly becomes mainstream.


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Software Firm SAP Buying Sunnyvale-Based Ariba Inc.

Business software maker SAP AG says it will buy spending-management software company Ariba Inc. for about $4.51 billion.


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Oracle Rejects Court-Ordered Award In SAP Dispute

Database software maker Oracle is rejecting a court-ordered award for $272 million from German rival SAP, saying it would rather have another trial over SAP’s theft of software and customer-support documents.


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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.”


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

Oracle Seeks To Add To $1.3 Billion Fine Against SAP

Oracle wants to make SAP’s $1.3 billion penalty for stealing intellectual property even bigger.

CBS San Francisco–12/10/2010

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Jury Orders SAP To Pay Oracle $1.3 Billion

A federal jury has ordered SAP to pay $1.3 billion to its archenemy, Oracle, for stealing customer-support documents and software in a scheme to steal customers.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

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Oracle CEO Ellison Testifies In SAP Damages Trial

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said he was deeply worried about bleeding customers because of what seemed like a masterstroke of an acquisition by archenemy SAP in 2005.


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Oracle, SAP Square Off In Business Software Battle

A battle between two of the world’s biggest makers of business software hinges on the value of a trove of millions of stolen customer-support documents.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

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HP Picks Former SAP Executive Leo Apotheker As New CEO

Hewlett-Packard has named veteran computer software executive Leo Apotheker as its new CEO.

CBS San Francisco–09/30/2010


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