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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 30- Larry Ellison was the main draw for tens of thousands of technology professionals at Oracle Corp's annual conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, where he joked about losing his name after relinquishing his role as the company's CEO.
Ellison, 70, intends to still play an influential role at Oracle Corp. He is taking over as Oracle's executive chairman, replacing Jeff Henley in the position, and will oversee the engineering departments as chief technology officer.
The digital age is shattering the traditional learning model. Now VC-backed tech start-ups are revolutionizing teaching methods.
Sept 9- Business software maker Salesforce.com Inc said a malware designed to steals users log-in credentials could have targeted some of its users. Salesforce currently had no evidence that any of its customers were hit by the Dyre malware, which was identified on Sept. 3, the company said in post on its website.
A new crop of start-ups is creating cloud software for mom-and-pop shops, bringing them into the digital world for the first time.
Aug 27- Workday Inc reported a better-than-expected 74 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to strong growth in subscription for its Web-based human resources and financial management software, and the company raised its full-year revenue forecast.
Shares of Salesforce.com are spiking after strong earnings. FMHR trader Jon Najarian is a bull, and Mike Santoli, Yahoo! Finance is a bear.
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Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive Editor, and the "Squawk Alley" crew, discuss the "growth at all costs" mentality at Salesforce.com. Swisher also weighs in on stock based compensation.
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Salesforce said on Thursday it expects an adjusted profit of 50- 52 cents per share on revenue of $5.34- $5.37 billion for the year ending Jan. 31. It had previously forecast an adjusted profit of 49- 51 cents on revenue of $5.30- $5.34 billion.
Salesforce.com is reporting EPS of $0.13 ex-items on revenue of $1.3 billion, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
*Family Dollar rejects Dollar General buyout offer. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open on Thursday, after jobless claims data pointed to continued improvement in the labor market and before the start of a meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday, as the closely-watched Jackson Hole symposium of central bankers gets underway.
*Jackson Hole conference to begin. *Bank of America gains before expected settlement deal. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Thursday, ahead of a flurry of economic data and the start of the meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Markets are more likely to get a schooling on the labor market than a road map for rate hikes when the Fed meets in Jackson Hole in the week ahead.
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It's been a decade since Salesforce.com's IPO that introduced cloud software. Now industry-focused applications are set to grow.