Mark Hurd, co-president and co-chief executive officer of Oracle   speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2015 conference in San Francisco . Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

*US group Oracle scrambled to clarify its position yesterday after comments from a senior executive indicated that it was one of the first multination(...)

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison reacts after Oracle Team USA beat Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America’s Cup Finals last night in San Francisco. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

What would you do? On one hand, you have 60,000 people at a conference, plus hundreds of thousands online, waiting for you to appear and speak to them(...)

Mark Hurd, co-president of Oracle Corp, speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2013 conference in San Francisco, California

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