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EBay splitting PayPal off as a separate company

EBay's splitting off PayPal after being prodded by activist investor Carl Icahn.

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European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

The tax probe focuses on use of transfer pricing arrangements by two Apple subsidiaries

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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the cloud

Hurd has something to sell customers at all levels of the cloud stack

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Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services

Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade

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Apple tax probe details to be published by European Commission on Tuesday

Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities. We'll find out tomorrow whether it did or not.

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Intel investing $1.5 billion in two Chinese chip firms

Intel is targeting China's booming mobile market

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Symantec names Michael Brown as new CEO

The company is trying to reverse a decline with the slide of the PC market, and the interim CEO, Michael Brown, was the best candidate.

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Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The vendor's massive annual conference gets underway Sunday

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InfiniDB going out of business, but its database will live on as open source

InfiniDB explored "all possible investment options" before calling it a day, CEO says

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Turn service incidents into sales opportunities with proactive support

Your support strategy should be about more than solving issues. Here's how to make customer support a critical tool for building loyalty.

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Alibaba shares open at a high $92.70

Shares were trading a tad lower around $90 later in the afternoon

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Larry Ellison's best zingers: a look back

Ellison stepped down as Oracle's CEO on Thursday. Here's a look back at some of his choice quotes

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Ex-Ambitel/GreenNet CEO jumps ship to Sierra Leone's Smart Mobile

Smart Mobile gains traction as Libya's Lap Green expansion plans hit a snag

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison steps down as CEO, Catz, Hurd named co-CEOs

Ellison will become CTO and executive chairman of Oracle, while two of the company's management team will lead the company.

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Pink slips rain down on Microsoft (again)

Another 2,100 employees were let go on Thursday.