Phil Matier: SF’s Chances Of Hosting America’s Cup Sailing Away? Could San Francisco's chance to host the next America's Cup be sailing away? That's what one of the race organizers recently said, indicating that they were looking at other venues like Hawaii and San Diego.
Obama Gets Help From Oracle, Google To Fix Healthcare SiteThe Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.
Oracle Defends CEO Larry Ellison's Pay Package Against Shareholder RevoltOracle is trying to ward off a shareholder rebellion against policies that have consistently made its billionaire co-founder, Larry Ellison, one of the best-paid CEOs in the world.
Australia Becomes Oracle’s First Challenger For Next America’s CupAustralia is back in the America’s Cup for the first time since 2000 after a challenge by winemaker and sailor Bob Oatley was accepted by software billionaire Larry Ellison.
Oracle's Ellison, Coutts Turned America's Cup Into 21st Century Adrenaline Rush"I think a lot of people who were never interested in sailing suddenly got interested in sailing," Larry Ellison, the software billionaire who owns Oracle Team USA, said after the American boat kept the America's Cup with one final thrilling win.
America's Cup Was 21st Century Adrenaline RushLarry Ellison and Russell Coutts got it right. The staid old America's Cup can be an adrenaline rush.
Larry Ellison Says He Wants To Keep America's Cup In San FranciscoFor much of the finals, it seemed all but certain the next America's Cup would be contested in New Zealand. After Oracle Team USA’s stunning comeback Wednesday, organizers declared the regatta a success.
KCBS Sports Fans: America's Cup Return To SF Should Be Easy CallAnywhere else on Earth, the chance to host a world-class event like the America's Cup would have the civic leaders abuzz.
Phil Matier: Ellison Put A Lot On The Line For America's CupI 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.
Fans Jumped On America's Cup Bandwagon As Historic Comeback UnfoldedJust 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.
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.
Oracle CEO Ellison's Pay Drops 18% To $78.4MThe 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.
Plucky Kiwis At It Again In America's CupNearly 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.
'Cursed' America's Cup Set For Final Act On San Francisco BayThe 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.
Oracle's Ellison Defends 'Risky' Tactics In America's CupThe 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."