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Effort Begins for More Say on Directors

Scott Stringer, the New York City comptroller who oversees five pension funds, is leading a drive to let shareholders nominate board directors.

Paul Singer's Hedge Fund Pushes Technology Giant EMC to Break Up

In a letter, Elliott Management criticized the tech company for being overly complex and suggested selling off a range of assets, including the separately traded cloud computing firm VMWare.

Cisco: The Internet Needs More Control

Cisco has a novel approach for selling its big Internet vision, called Intercloud: There is no better way to impose government policies on the Internet.

OpenWorld 2014

Yes, it is that time of year again - OpenWorld is here!

My focus continues to be: Cloud Applications, Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing and Big Data.

There will be some very exciting & game-changing announcements that I got a preview of at the ACE Director briefings last week.

As is customary, here is my list of sessions you may not want to miss:

Hurd: Oracle Takes On Microsoft in the Cloud

The opening keynote at Oracle’s annual conference will be about its“unique opportunity to be the leader of the next generation of cloud,” according to Mark Hurd, the new co-chief.

Larry Ellison Keeps a Hand on the Wheel at Oracle

Mr. Ellison’s 25 percent stake in the company — and dual role as chairman and chief technology officer — ensure he’s far from relinquishing control, Robert Cyran of Reuters Breakingviews writes.

Daily Report: Ellison Retires as Oracle's Chief

The top job at the database giant will be shared by Mark V. Hurd, now co-president, and Safra Catz, who is co-president and chief financial officer.

Larry Ellison Stepping Down as Chief of Oracle

The top job at the database giant will be shared by Mark Hurd, currently co-president, and Safra Catz, who is co-president and chief financial officer.

Oregon: State Sues Over Health Website

The state sued Oracle America Inc. and six of its top executives, accusing the software giant of fraud for failing to deliver a working website for the Affordable Care Act program.

Seattle Takes Oracle's Cloud

Oracle is kicking off a 100-person engineering facility in the city, which is continues its rise as the world’s center of cloud computing, moving from infrastructure to applications.

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