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Oracle to Buy Micros Systems for $5.3 Billion

The deal for Micros Systems, a maker of software for restaurants and hospitality providers, is Oracle’s biggest since the takeover of Sun Microsystems five years ago.

Oracle's Database of Youth

Lawrence J. Ellison, Oracle’s chief, has positioned the new version of his flagship database as a great marriage of stability and change from a company now worth more than IBM.

More Scrutiny, Still Spectacular

Executive compensation boards are growing more independent and rewards are increasingly tied to results. But C.E.O. pay remains enormous.

Falling Price of Shares Creates Risk at Salesforce

Some analysts say the cloud-computing juggernaut is overly reliant on stock-based pay and that a prolonged slump in its share price could harm the health of its core operations.

Oregon: Suit Sought Over Health Site

Gov. John Kitzhaber asked the state attorney general to sue the company that built the state’s online health insurance enrollment system, the failure of which resulted in multiple investigations.

Prosecutors Trail Grants Used for Site In Oregon

Grand jury subpoenas demanded all records, including email correspondence and memos related to federal funds that might have been used in developing, building or administering the state’s website.

OpenSSL and Linux: A Tale of Two Open-Source Projects

For years, Linux has enjoyed the backing of a range of big tech companies. How has Linux flourished while other open-source efforts have begged for resources?

C.E.O. Pay Goes Up, Up and Away!

So much for getting executive compensation under control.

Still No. 1, and Doing What He Wants

Larry Ellison, the chief executive of Oracle, may not care what you think about his $78.4 million in 2013 compensation, the highest in the Equilar 100 C.E.O. Pay Study.

Health Care Exchange in Oregon Not Meeting High Hopes

Oregon may have among the most dysfunctional online insurance exchanges in the nation.

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