Billionaire Larry Ellison has hired UC San Diego energy expert Byron Washom to help fulfill his vision of sustainable energy for the Hawaiian island of Lanai, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Oprah Winfrey owns just about as much of Hawaii as Larry Ellison, the June issue of O, the Oprah Magazine visits the media mogul at one of her farms out there. Because there's nothing better than seeing Oprah grinning under...
TweetFrom Andrew Alderson of The New Zealand Herald comes this quote from an America’s Cup 2013 competitor: “I hope like hell that whoever survives this thing and wins it changes the boat class to anything safer than these God-forsaken death traps.” That’s not a vote of confidence, Larry Ellison. Larry Ellison giving the finger to the world [...]
Larry Ellison threw a big, private bash on Wednesday night to celebrate the run-up to the America's Cup race that begins in July. The highlight of the party was the premier of a documentary called "The Wind Gods: 33rd America’s Cup,” produced by Skydance Productions. Show More Summary
In Friday's morning roundup: vegan breakfast with Mark Bittman at the Ferry Building, A-Cup boats scrutinized, Larry Ellison documentary reviewed, the rad old Richmond District remembered, a reason to visit the Upper Haight and more. [ more › ]
Just because Larry Ellison has at least one of his mansions listed for sale doesn't mean the he doesn't have plenty others to fall back on: he owns some two dozen properties in Malibu, Calif., alone, plus most of a...
Love him or hate him, Oracle CEO, billionaire, America's Cup aficianado Larry Ellison is nothing if not interesting.
Tech billionaire Larry Ellison (he's the CEO of hardware/software firm Oracle) might be trying to buy up all of Malibu. Don't laugh! The man is so property-hungry that last year he bought 98 percent of the Hawaiian island of...
Larry Ellison planned the biggest, fastest and most exciting yacht race in history. Then Team Oracle wrecked one of his massive catamarans in San Francisco Bay, showing just how fragile the big boat, and the event itself, really is.
If you are Larry Ellison, you can buy the best talent, the best technology and the best boat to win the America's Cup. Your son also might make a movie about you.
Malibu has long been a playground for moguls, with billionaires Larry Ellison and Jeffrey Katzenberg vying for spots along coveted Carbon Beach.
The Los Angeles Times reports that the world's third richest individual has set his sights on "billionaire beach," and may have dropped anchor in the neighborhood.
In Friday's morning roundup: a Larry Ellison documentary, Samsung users get mugged too, Humphry Slocombe expansion, some adjectives, yesterday's heat and Beyoncé makes the cover of the Examiner. [ more › ]
Let's be honest: A lot of rich guys sound awful. They're reclusive (Howard Hughes) or partisan (the Koch brothers and George Soros) or extravagantly out of touch (Larry Ellison, docking his yacht a block away from homeless encampments). Show More Summary
A former Hawaiian Airlines president will become the new CEO of billionaire Larry Ellison's carrier.
The average American worker made $19.77 per hour last year. Let’s contemplate the hourly pay of some other Americans’ wages. Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL)‘s Larry Ellison made $46,000 per hour. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)‘s Jeffrey Immelt made $12,000 per hour. Show More Summary
The average American worker made $19.77 per hour last year. Let's contemplate the hourly pay of some other Americans' wages. Oracle's Larry Ellison made $46,000 per hour. General Electric's Jeffrey Immelt made $12,000 per hour. Boeing's W. Show More Summary
One of the oldest, most epic rivalries in the tech world is Oracle versus SAP. Execs at both enterprise software companies like to trash talk and otherwise insult each other. SAP cofounder Hasso Plattner once mooned Larry Ellison's boat on the high seas. Show More Summary
Larry Ellison, is one of the most outrageous, outspoken personalities in the tech industry. And he has been for years. He's held the CEO role at Oracle since 1977. That makes him the longest-running tech CEO in Silicon Valley history. Show More Summary
By Dana Blankenhorn: In the long run, we're all dead. Some are just dead faster than others. Oracle (ORCL) has been swimming against industry trends for many years, with a broad smile on CEO Larry Ellison's face. But recent events show...Show More Summary