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Oracle chief quits after 37 years

Larry Ellison,  Oracle founder

Larry Ellison, co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp for 37 years, stepped aside as chief executive officer on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, raising questions about a jo

Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies

Earthquake wreaks havoc in California’s Napa Valley

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude rocked the San Francisco Bay area early on Sunday, seriously injuring two people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages in th

Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car

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The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn’t lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable.

Vintage Ferrari sold for $38m

A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, which was once involved in a fatal accident, has set the world record for a car sold at auction, going for $38.1 million at a sale in California, auction house B

The spiritual world has known so many wonderful mystics and most of them have been men.

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.