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*Putin tells parliament he does not want more of Ukraine. *Microsoft shares rally, near $40 for first time since 2000. NEW YORK, March 18- U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 within striking distance of its record after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin soothed anxiety that tensions over Ukraine could escalate.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 18- Oracle Corp on Tuesday reported increased revenue and profit for its fiscal third quarter, but the results disappointed investors, who were looking for signs of a sustained turnaround, and its shares fell sharply. "They still have heavy lifting ahead in order to declare this a turnaround story," Dan Ives, an analyst with FBR, said.
Oracle is among the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Oracle posted higher revenue and profit that failed to satisfy investors looking for signs of a sustained turnaround. Its shares fell about 4 percent.
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Jive has hired Qatalyst Partners, the investment bank led by Silicon Valley dealmaker Frank Quattrone, to find a buyer, the blog Re/Code reported, citing sources. Jive approached Oracle Corp, SAP AG and Workday Inc, but was rebuffed by them, the sources told the blog.
Oregon's crippled Obamacare exchange is making moves that could remove primary vendor Oracle from future work.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- ServiceMax field service management company said Tuesday it had raised $71 million in new financing, bringing its total funding to $120 million. He said the closest competitors are elements of software services provided by customer relations management businesses Oracle Corp and SAP AG.
March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
NEW YORK, Feb 28- A five-year bull market may have finally outdueled one of the U.S. stock market's biggest bulls, and Warren Buffett will probably tell investors on Saturday that his 43- year run of beating the Street has come to an end.
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Feb 24- Oracle Corp said it would buy online data management startup BlueKai to bolster its marketing platform. However, Business Insider reported last week that Oracle was looking to buy BlueKai for about $400 million. Oracle's shares closed at $38.10 on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20- Shortly after moving to Silicon Valley in 2004, the young Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pulled a prank on Sequoia Capital by making an investment pitch in his pajamas. The discussion never got serious and Sequoia never invested in Facebook.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20- Shortly after moving to Silicon Valley in 2004, the young Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pulled a prank on Sequoia Capital by making an investment pitch in his pajamas. The discussion never got serious, and Sequoia never invested in Facebook.
When it comes to the most influential in tech, you might jump to Jobs and Gates. But here the names you really need to know, these pros say.
Buyout firms Advent International Corp, Blackstone Group LP and Bain Capital LLC submitted binding offers last week for Kronos, a competitor of Workday Inc, the people said on Wednesday.
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The company also said Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board.