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Trump will get Olympic update in LA, part of whirlwind western sweep

President Donald Trump will be briefed on preparations for the 2028 Olympics and raise millions for his reelection campaign as his three-day, four-state swing to Western states touches down in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 18. During this trip, the White House says Trump will stop in for top-dollar fund-raisers in Beverly Hills and Rancho Mirage, discuss Western water supply and delivery issues in Bakersfield and speak at a graduation ceremony for prisoners in Las Vegas. Trump will also host two ...
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Over 1,000 Alleged Oracle Employees Have Signed a Petition Demanding Founder Larry Ellison Cancel a Trump Fundraiser

Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison‘s decision to throw a fundraiser for President Donald Trump has apparently angered some of his employees. So much so that they have allegedly set up a Change.org petition demanding he cancel the Feb. 19 event and have asked other Oracle employees to sign. The , first reported by Vox, launched on Friday and so far has over 1,000 signatures from alleged employees. (The computer technology company employs around 136,000 people worldwide). It asks company l...
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Oracle employees are protesting Larry Ellison's planned fundraiser for Trump: 'His alliance with this ignoble and destructive figure damages our company culture' (ORCL)

Oracle employees are protesting founder Larry Ellison's plan to host a fundraising dinner for President Trump at his southern California home next week.  A petition being circulated by some employees are calling on the Oracle leadership to take a stand against what they called Larry Ellison's "damaging association with the Trump campaign." "His alliance with this ignoble and destructive figure damages our company culture as well as our relationships with partners and customers," the petition s...
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Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison is holding a fundraiser for Donald Trump, where supporters can pay $100,000 for a golf outing and photo op with the president — and some Oracle employees are livid

Billionaire Oracle chairman Larry Ellison plans to host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, The Desert Sun's Sam Metz reported Wednesday. A group of Oracle employees launched a calling for the event's cancellation, saying, "Ellison's support of Donald Trump does not affirm Oracle's core values of diversity, inclusiveness, and ethical business conduct." Tickets for the event, which will be held on Ellison's estate in Rancho Mirage, California, cost up to $250,000, a...
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Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison is holding a fundraiser for Donald Trump, where supporters can pay $100,000 for a golf outing and photo op with the president

Billionaire Oracle chairman Larry Ellison will host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, The Desert Sun's Sam Metz reported Wednesday. Tickets for the event, which will be held on Ellison's estate in Rancho Mirage, California, cost up to $250,000, according to The Desert Sun. Billionaires from other industries including Home Depot cofounder Bernie Marcus and real-estate developer Stephen Ross faced public outrage and boycotts of their companies in 2019, following repo...
Tags: Google, Home Depot, America, Trends, Tesla, Gop, United States, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Peter Thiel, Marco Rubio, Warren, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Donald Trump, Ellison


The most unusual, extravagant ways tech executives like Larry Ellison and Elon Musk have spent their money

Tech executives like Larry Ellison, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk have found unusual ways to spend their billions.  Elon Musk bought the submarine car from "The Spy Who Loved Me," while Jeff Bezos dredged pieces of the Apollo 12 engine from the bottom of the Atlantic.  Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison owns 98% of the Hawaiian island of Lanai.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're among the richest people in the world, chances are you've found some unusual ways to spend yo...
Tags: Google, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Larry Page, South Africa, Hawaii, Larry Ellison, Sergey Brin, James Bond, Jeff Bezos, Boeing, Ellison


Experts say these were the 19 most consequential enterprise tech acquisitions of the last decade, transforming companies like Dell, Microsoft, and Google for a new era

We asked analysts their picks for the smartest enterprise technology acquisitions of the past decade. The list ranges from Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC and its major subsidiary VMware – the largest pure-tech deal of all time – to Google's acquisition of the artificial intelligence startup DeepMind. Read below for the 21 smartest enterprise technology acquisitions from 2009 to 2019, according to analysts. Click here to read more BI Prime stories The last decade saw some massive upheav...
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These are the 20 best tech jobs in America in 2020 based on salary, job openings, and employee satisfaction

Glassdoor's annual compilation of the best jobs in America is filled with tech positions, many of which topped the list for 2020. The company takes three main factors into account when ranking the positions: median annual base salary, overall job satisfaction, and number of job openings. Front end engineer topped the list this year, replacing the role of data scientist, which has ranked as the number one job on Glassdoor's roundup since 2016. The list is further evidence of the growing demand ...
Tags: America, Trends, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States, Ellison, Marketwatch, Glassdoor, CareerBuilder, Michael Ellison, Amanda Stansell Glassdoor, Network Engineer Overall, Salesforce Developer Overall, Devops Engineer Overall, Java Developer Overall


Pompeo Plans Dinner With Tech Leaders Including Oracle’s Ellison

(Bloomberg) -- Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is planning to attend a private dinner on Monday with tech leaders including Oracle Corp.’s Larry Ellison, according to people familiar with the matter. The dinner, which will be held in San Francisco, comes as tensions between the U.S. and Iran run high, and days after Pompeo announced new sanctions on the country.The hope is to drum up support for the Trump administration in Silicon Valley amid the ongoing conflict with Iran, according to one of...
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These are the 19 smartest enterprise tech acquisitions from 2009 to 2019, according to analysts

We asked analysts their picks for the smartest enterprise technology acquisitions of the past decade. The list ranges from Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC and its major subsidiary VMware – the largest pure-tech deal of all time – to Google's acquisition of the artificial intelligence startup DeepMind. Read below for the 21 smartest enterprise technology acquisitions from 2009 to 2019, according to analysts. Click here to read more BI Prime stories The last decade saw some massive upheav...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Japan, London, Microsoft, Softbank, Trends, Linkedin, Cisco, European Union, Intel, Larry Ellison, Gartner, Sun, Ibm


Hawaii's growing garbage heap, Honolulu police kill escapee, billionaire Ellison wants to buy Lanai electric grid, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Garbage at Hawaii landfill ©2020 All Hawaii News Trashing The Islands: Tossing, Forgetting No Longer Viable. While some conditions have changed for the better, each county continues to struggle with this reality: that we’re producing more trash than we can reasonably handle. Our trash is quite simply eating up scarce tax dollars and harming the environment. Hawaii Public Radio.Legislature to Hold Hawaiʻi Homelessness Summit. In an effort to address homelessness, the Hawaiʻi State Legislat...
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Reading Isaac Asimov at 100

In his recently published book “Astounding,” the author Alec Nevala-Lee brings American science fiction’s Golden Age back into focus by following four key figures: John W. Campbell, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard — and Isaac Asimov, who officially turned 100 today (his exact birth date was unknown). Nevala-Lee’s warts-and-all portrait paints Asimov — known to his fans as the Good Doctor — far more sympathetically than the genre’s other founding fathers. He’s charming and self-deprecating, ge...
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New gig economy law will force businesses to rethink staffing

By Joyce M. Rosenberg, The Associated Press A California law that makes it harder for companies to treat workers as independent contractors takes effect next week, forcing small businesses in and outside the state to rethink their staffing. The law puts tough restrictions on who can be independent contractors or freelancers rather than employees. Supporters say it addresses inequities created by the growth of the gig economy, including the employment practices of ride-sharing companies like Uber...
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Ralph Ellison’s Life in Letters

Saidiya Hartman talks about Ellison’s correspondence, and Olaf Olafsson discusses his new novel, “The Sacrament.”
Tags: News, Ellison, Ralph Ellison, Books and Literature, Saidiya Hartman, Olaf Olafsson


A Wall Street analyst says Oracle should consider these 3 CEOs to build its 'next layer of leadership' and to fill the void left by Mark Hurd's death (ORCL)

Oracle has said it is not looking for a new CEO to replace the late Mark Hurd, meaning his co-CEO Safra Catz will be the company's sole chief exec for the foreseeable future. However, a Wall Street analyst says the company needs a "next layer of leadership" nonetheless — and offered three suggestions. Patrick Walravens of JMP Securities said Oracle should consider the "capable executives" of three prominent cloud companies: Todd McKinnon, CEO of Okta; Dan Springer, CEO of DocuSign; and Rob Ber...
Tags: Google, Okta, Trends, Larry Ellison, Ellison, Oracle, Todd Mckinnon, JMP Securities, Dan Springer, Safra, Hurd, Amazon Microsoft, ORCL, IBM Oracle, Amazon Web Services Microsoft, Safra Catz


Small Businesses Rethinking Staffing As New California Contractor Law Looms

ONTARIO (AP) – A California law that makes it harder for companies to treat workers as independent contractors takes effect next week, forcing small businesses in and outside the state to rethink their staffing. The law puts tough restrictions on who can be independent contractors or freelancers rather than employees. Supporters say it addresses inequities created by the growth of the gig economy, including the employment practices of ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft that use contractor...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Politics, Texas, News, California, California News, Los Angeles, Ap, Tennessee, Social Security, Houston, Ellison, Gig Economy, Ontario, Legislature


Ralph Ellison’s Letters Reveal a Complex Philosopher of Black Expression

“The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison” capture the fiercely intelligent and irreverent author of “Invisible Man” in conversation with other novelists and critics of his day.
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Before and after photos show how dramatically 14 world-famous CEOs changed since they started the job

Many of America's longtime top CEOs have held their positions for years. They've weathered their companies going public, internal turmoil, and public scandals. Tech execs like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon's Jeff Bezos were once fresh faces on the scene. Now, they've crafted themselves into multibillionaires while growing their businesses into worldwide success stories.  Take a look at how dramatically these longtime top execs have changed since they've started the job. Visit Business ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Spacex, Cook, Microsoft, Congress, Steve Jobs, John Sculley, Ebay, Ipo, Satya Nadella, Africa


The DNC Chairman Knows No One Is Happy. Neither Is He.

WASHINGTON -- Some Democrats say the party's presidential debate stage is too big.Some say it is too small.Some say it is too white.Nothing that Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez does is just right."I've had days where I've gotten calls, literally, one after another, from person A, who I have great respect for, who said, 'You've got to help. We need a narrower field,' " Perez said from the couch in his office, four blocks south of the Capitol. "Then person ...
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The D.N.C. Chairman Knows No One Is Happy. Neither Is He.

Tom Perez has the worst job in American politics, and he beat Pete Buttigieg to get it.
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Safra Catz will remain Oracle's sole CEO while the company grooms a new exec to replace the late Mark Hurd as co-CEO (ORCL)

Oracle is considering naming a president who could be groomed to replace Mark Hurd, the tech giant's co-CEO who died last month, according to a Bloomberg report. Oracle had said it plans to maintain its dual CEO structure, but the company is now planning to name a president first to give that executive time to grow into the role, the report said. Hurd died last month after taking a leave for medical reasons, leaving Safra Catz as Oracle's sole CEO. Before Hurd's passing, founder and chairman ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Bloomberg, Larry Ellison, Ellison, Oracle, Hurd, Amazon Microsoft, Don Johnson, Julie Bort, Catz, Safra Catz, Mark Hurd, Steve Miranda


Meet Masayoshi Son, the Japanese billionaire with a $14 billion personal fortune whose SoftBank mega-fund lost more than $4.7 billion investing in WeWork

Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder and CEO of Japanese holding company SoftBank, is worth an estimated $14.1 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate that invested almost $11 billion into WeWork, lost more than $4.7 billion after the coworking company's failed IPO, The Wall Street Journal reported. Son is the third-richest person in Japan after Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai and Keyence founder Takemitsu Takizaki. Through SoftBank and his first ...
Tags: Japan, New York, Microsoft, Saudi Arabia, Ipo, Softbank, US, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, United States, Alibaba, Wisconsin, Sharp, Tokyo, Silicon Valley


Take a look inside the gala Marc Benioff hosted for USC, where the Red Hot Chili Peppers performed, James Corden emceed, and billionaires dined with Ashton Kutcher

Marc Benioff hosted the fourth Rebels With A Cause Gala at The Water Garden in Santa Monica on Thursday, a representative for USC told Business Insider. At the last Rebels With A Cause Gala in 2016, Benioff's friend and former boss Larry Ellison made a $200 million donation to USC; at this year's gala, he was honored for the donation. The event raised over $12 million for the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
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Meet Masayoshi Son, the Japanese billionaire with a $14 billion personal fortune whose SoftBank mega-fund is taking over WeWork

Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder and CEO of Japanese holding company SoftBank, is worth an estimated $14.1 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. SoftBank, WeWork's largest investor, will take control of the office-sharing company in a deal that will give former CEO Adam Neumann almost $1.7 billion, Maureen Farrell reported Tuesday for The Wall Street Journal. Son is the third-richest person in Japan after Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai and Keyence founder Takemitsu Takizaki...
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The life and career of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle who has died at age 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, died on Friday. The 62-year-old chief executive had been on medical leave from the company since September. Before joining Oracle, Hurd was the chairman, CEO, and president at Hewlett-Packard. He resigned in 2010 amid allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him. He was widely credited with the company's dominance in computing hardware during his tenure. Hurd began his career at NCR Corp., where he worked for 25 years and eventually rose to occupy the CEO cha...
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The life and career of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle who passed away at the age of 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, died on Friday. The 62-year-old chief executive had been on medical leave from the company since September. Before joining Oracle, Hurd was the chairman, CEO, and president at Hewlett-Packard. He resigned in 2010 amid allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him. He was widely credited with the company's dominance in computing hardware during his tenure. Hurd began his career at NCR Corporation, where he worked for 25 years and eventually rose to occupy the C...
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Larry Ellison and insiders say that these 5 execs are on the short list to one day be the CEO of Oracle (ORCL)

On Friday, October 18, Oracle announced that CEO Mark Hurd passed away at the age of 62. This story was originally published after he left on medical leave, and is presented as it appeared at that time. When Oracle CEO Mark Hurd went on medical leave last month, there was speculation that Safra Catz would become the tech giant's sole CEO. But Oracle founder and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison has said the company plans to keep its dual-CEO structure. He also said he planned to recommend...
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Experts remember late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd as a brilliant leader with a complicated and controversial legacy (ORCL, HPQ, HPE)

Mark Hurd rose suddenly as a major tech figure when he was tapped to lead Hewlett-Packard during a time of crisis in 2015. He went on to have brilliant but controversial career, marked by incredible successes on the business front, but also scandals. He was head of HP when it got mired in a spying scandal. Hurd was eventually forced out amid allegations of sexual harassment, though the HP board eventually found the accusations to be inaccurate. Hurd went on to join Oracle where he rose to be c...
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Late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd once told us the challenges he faced turning around the company and how he dealt with the pushback

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd died on October 18, 2019, at the age of 62. Earlier this year, he spoke about his leadership style and strategy at the tech company in an episode of Business Insider's podcast "This Is Success." Hurd joined as president in 2010 and soon began an overhaul of the company's sales team to prepare for an industrywide shift to cloud software. He said he faced a lot of pushback after making that call. The experience taught him that the most difficult leadership challenge is gett...
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Read Larry Ellison's email to employees honoring the memory of 'brilliant and beloved' Oracle CEO Mark Hurd

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison honored the memory of the late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, whose death was announced Friday morning. Hurd was 62. Ellison described Hurd as "a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us." In 2010, Ellison appointed Hurd co-president of Oracle, the company Ellison founded in 1977. When Ellison stepped down as CEO in 2014, he appointed Hurd and Safra Catz as CEOs of Oracle. Hurd had stepped away from his role as CEO last month due to ...
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