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Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

By September 18, 2014

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Oracle’s Larry Ellison looking to buy the LA Clippers?

The billionaire CEO is said to be joining forces with record producer David Geffen and media mogul Oprah Winfrey to place a bid on the basketball team -- if and when it goes up for sale.

By April 30, 2014

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Billion-dollar babies: Far-out pet projects of the tech elite

From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.

By October 26, 2013

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Beats trying to launch streaming music service with AT&T

Exclusive: Music industry legend Jimmy Iovine wants to launch his Spotify competitor with a big splash, which is why he's trying to partner with a wireless carrier.

By July 8, 2013

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Beats' curated music service heading for summer launch

Beats cofounder Jimmy Iovine is counting on his long-time music industry connections, superior curation and a more equitable ecosystem for artists and labels to succeed where others have failed.

By February 12, 2013

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Beats' Iovine: I talked to Steve Jobs about music subscriptions

The famed record company giant says that he tried to sell Jobs on launching a music-subscription business for three years to no avail.

By January 11, 2013

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David Attenborough interview on 3D, flowers and Bono's iPod

Jason talks to the national treasure about his new series, Kingdom of Plants 3D, and the problems of shooting in three dimensions.

By May 20, 2012

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Beats Electronics has a plan and it's much bigger than Mog

Beats intends to acquire Mog and sources tell CNET that the headphone maker wants to use the music service as the backbone for a new Web store that will sell music, headphones, and much more.

By March 21, 2012

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Netflix, DreamWorks Animation in licensing talks, report says

Shrek could be headed to Netflix soon. The Web video rental service is in talks with DreamWorks Animation to take over a distribution deal that HBO once possessed, Bloomberg says.

By July 25, 2011

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Is Google's Eric Schmidt the next David Geffen?

Fans use Google's YouTube to legally share music. The Android phone is helping to sell tunes, and the search engine is still all-powerful. What does this mean for the music industry?

By February 4, 2009