Larry Elllison

Measuring Rich People's Toys Against Average Incomes

The gap between America's super-wealthy and the rest of us has grown so vast it's hard to even comprehend the sums they spend on their luxuries. But if you measure, say, a $200 million luxury yacht in terms of the average U.S. family's household income, the picture comes back into focus.

HP Chief Won't Testify at SAP Trial

Before taking over the top spot at Hewlett-Packard, Leo Apotheker was CEO of SAP, the German business-software maker now on trial over corporate espionage allegations from Oracle. But HP says Apotheker won't testify at the trial.

Mark Hurd Pitches New Oracle Data Servers at Annual Confab

Oracle Corp. Co-President Mark Hurd, who was brought aboard by the software giant after leaving his CEO post at Hewlett-Packard Co. last month amid controversy, unveiled four new versions of the company's Exadata storage servers at Oracle's annual customer conference in San Francisco today, the Wall Street Journal reported.