Oracle Corp


  • Oct 20- International Business Machines Corp reported a marked slowdown in business in September and abandoned its 2015 operating earnings target on Monday, as weak client spending and a slumping software sector weighed down quarterly revenue. IBM shares fell nearly 7 percent to a three-year low, a blow for legendary investor Warren Buffett whose Berkshire...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Corporate America's cash stockpile increased to a record $1.65 trillion in mid-2014 from $1.64 trillion at the end of 2013, although the pace of growth has slowed sharply, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday. "U.S. corporate cash balances continue to grow on the back of modest economic expansion," Richard Lane, Moody's senior vice president,...

  • *Sees 5.6- 5.8 billion euro operating profit in 2014. FRANKFURT, Oct 20- German software maker SAP cut its 2014 operating profit forecast on Monday as customers shifted faster than expected to products delivered over the Internet, delaying when those orders can be booked as sales. SAP said it now expects 2014 operating profit, excluding some special items, of 5.6...

  • BOSTON, Oct 14- Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack. "If Shellshock and Heartbleed were Threat Level 10, then Poodle is more like a 5 or a 6," said Tal Klein, vice...

  • Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was widely derided Thursday for his foot-in-mouth statement at an event celebrating women in computing. During his stage interview, Microsoft director Maria Klawe asked Nadella to give advice to women who want to advance their careers but are uncomfortable asking for promotions and raises. He didn't say if he has employed that...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 8- Google Inc has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to wade into contentious litigation against Oracle Corp, arguing that the high court must act to protect innovation in high tech. Google's request, filed on Monday, seeks to overturn an appeals court ruling that found Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language, which Google used to...

  • Mobile revolution shakes up Silicon Valley Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. Long-established companies such as Hewlett-Packard Co. and eBay Inc. are scrambling to regain their footing to better compete against mobile-savvy trendsetters like Apple and Google, as well as rising technology stars that have built businesses around "...

  • 7 companies that could be the next to split: Pros Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Dan Ives of FBR Capital and the CNBC "Fast Money" traders discuss which companies could be next to split.

  • 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.

  • Oracle CEO: Don't underestimate us in cloud era Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 5:43 PM ET
    Safra Catz, co-chief executive officer of Oracle Corp., speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 conference in San Francisco, on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

    Oracle's CEO spoke about the company's acquisition strategy and dismissed skeptics who doubt Oracle's future in the cloud era.

  • CEO Hurd: Here's what moves the needle for Oracle Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:22 AM ET
    Mark Hurd, co-CEO of Oracle

    Oracle's newly minted co-CEO Mark Hurd talks about the tech company's growth drivers and its unusual management structure.

  • Cramer Remix: Fitful market and a good grocer play Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:53 PM ET

    Think unrest overseas is causing the wild swings in the market? You're half right. But there's something else.

  • Lightning Round: Dow Chemical, Oracle & more Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • BOSTON, Sept 26- Oracle Corp warned customers on Friday that more than 30 products are vulnerable to the "Shellshock" bug, including its high-end Exadata computer systems.

  • Sept 23- Oracle Corp's 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.

  • UPDATE 1-Oracle's Ellison got $67.3 mln as CEO in 2014 Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    Sept 23- Oracle Corp's Larry Ellison, who is stepping aside as CEO, received $67.3 million as compensation in that role in 2014, a 15.5 percent drop from a year earlier. Oracle surprised Wall Street last week with the announcement that Ellison would be replaced by presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd..

  • Michael Dell on the state of PCs and going private Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:59 PM ET
    Michael Dell

    A year after his company went private, Michael Dell talked about the PC business, whether he'll take Dell public again, and cloud startup valuations.

  • Oracle's Ellison got $67.3 mln as CEO in 2014 Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:43 PM ET

    Sept 23- Oracle Corp's Larry Ellison's salary as chief executive dropped 15.5 percent to $67.3 million in 2014, according to a company filing on Tuesday. Oracle surprised Wall Street last week with the announcement that Ellison was stepping aside as CEO to be replaced by presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd in a joint role..

  • Aging tech giants look to deals to help sales Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Aging technology giants are having a hard time staying relevant in today's post-PC world, and some are looking for deals to push growth. NYT reports.

  • Which tech entrepreneur do you most admire? Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:23 AM ET
    Jack Ma Alibaba Group during IPO at the NYSE September 19, 2014

    Tell us which of these entrepreneurs do you admire the most?