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Forbes' tech billionaires list shows rich got richer, with Gates at No. 1

Bill Gates has added $3 billion to his net worth, cementing his position as the world's richest tech billionaire -- and once again as the richest person in the world.

By March 2, 2015

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Next up for Oracle v. Google -- the US Supreme Court?

Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.

By October 9, 2014

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Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO Larry Ellison resigns

In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software giant and what legacy does Ellison leave? CNET News Executive Editor Charlie Cooper discusses.

By September 18, 2014

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Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO

Oracle's fiery frontman becomes CTO as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs. Meanwhile, Oracle delivers another shaky quarter.

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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Court sides with Oracle over Android in Java patent appeal

Oracle wins big in protracted legal fight over use of Java APIs in Android, as appeals court rejects pro-Google ruling.

By May 9, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates top Forbes list as most philanthropic Americans

The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.

By October 4, 2014

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Appeals court considers Oracle's Java copyright claims

Oracle is appealing a judge's ruling last year that its APIs were not copyrightable, which led to the dismissal of claims against Google.

By December 4, 2013

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'Secret' patent review system raises innovation concerns

A law firm obtains documents that it says reveal potential problems with the US Patent and Trademark Office's covert system for red-flagging controversial applications.

By December 3, 2014

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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

By November 22, 2014