Oracle Corp

Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Fortune

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million

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Top U.S. CEOs reaped billions from stock gains in recent years, Reuters analysis shows

CEOs at large U.S. companies collectively realized at least $6 billion more in compensation than initially estimated in annual disclosures in the five years after the financial crisis first hit, according to a Reuters analysis. The reason for the windfall: the soaring value of their stock awards.

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Oracle sales flat, lifts dividend; shares rise

Oracle Corp posted flat third-quarter revenue and slightly lower profit as the U.S. dollar strengthened, but the business software maker on Tuesday raised its quarterly dividend 25 percent to 15 cents a share.

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Oracle's Ellison took smaller pay package in fiscal 2014

Oracle Corp's (ORCL.N) Larry Ellison, who is stepping aside as chief executive officer, took less money home in fiscal 2014 that the year before following criticism of his compensation and concerns about the software company's struggles against smaller rivals.

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When music stops for Oracle CEO dance, Catz may grab Ellison's chair : analysts

If Larry Ellison sailed off on his yacht for good tomorrow, who would really run Oracle Corp (ORCL.N)? Reuters asked a cast of Wall Streets analysts, and the verdict is dealmaker and finance guru Safra Catz.

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Oracle's Ellison steps aside, co-CEOs Catz and Hurd take over

Larry Ellison, co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) for almost four decades, stepped aside as chief executive on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, but stressed that nothing at the business software company will change.

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Activist hedge fund Elliott bids to buy Riverbed Technology for $3.08B

Elliott Management Corp., a hedge fund run by activist investor Paul Singer, has made an offer to acquire network equipment maker Riverbed Technology Inc. for $3.08 billion. Riverbed was reportedly working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in November on a potential sale.

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Hellman & Friedman, JMI Equity mull over Kronos sale

Private equity firms Hellman & Friedman LLC and JMI Equity are reportedly looking to sell workforce management software company Kronos Inc. The two investment firms privatized Kronos in 2007 for $1.8 billion.

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JMI Equity takes a liking in Chicago tech companies

American investment firm JMI Equity is reportedly partnering with Hellman & Friedman to takeover Applied Systems Inc. from Bain Capital for USD1.8 billion. JMI has also been an investor in various Chicago companies including BigMachines, Trustwave and CouponCabin.

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Oracle acquires Bitzer Mobile for bring-your-own-device business

Oracle Corp made an announcement on its website via a redirect from Bitzer Mobile's site link that it had acquired the startup at an undisclosed amount to expand its business in the bring your own device (BYOD) market.

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Highfields Capital Management sells stake in JPMorgan, Oracle

Boston-based hedge fund Highfields Capital Management exited from its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co and Oracle Corp and halved its holdings of Capital One Financial Corp.

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Shareholders reject executive compensation scheme for second straight year

Oracle Corp shareholders had rejected for the second year the executive compensation scheme for CEO Larry Ellison et al.

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Avaya to explore sale to Oracle after elusive IPO

Avaya Inc had explored a sale earlier this year instead of taking the company private, said a Reuters report.

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IPO no longer Avaya's plan, explores sale - sources

Sources told Reuters that Silver Lake and TPG Capital LP, owners of hardware and software giant Avaya Inc, were contemplating on a sale of the company after plans for a public listing fizzled out.

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Ellison gives up USD575 million payout to settle suit over Pillar buyout

Oracle Corp founder Larry Ellison agreed to give up 95% of his USD575 million payout from terms of a buyout agreement with Pillar Data Systems Inc in order to appease the software company's investors.

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