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Revelers join in the fun on Sunday at San Francisco's famous Folsom Street Fair. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Suits and leather jock straps

Last week is a blur. In retrospect, I’m not sure why I…

 

Bruce Springsteen, pictured at the start of his “The River Tour in January, played for nearly 3 1/2 hours in Oakland on Sunday.  (Keith Srakocic/AP)

Springsteen very much a rocker on ‘River’ tour in Oakland

About 30 minutes into his nearly 3 ½ hour concert at the…

 

Paul Sakuma/ap file photoInvestors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold.

Salesforce stock soars on takeover talk centering on Oracle

Investors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold,…

 

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Larry Ellison gives up Oracle CEO role, becomes chairman

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is ending his 37-year reign as CEO of…

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Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco

SF offer to host America’s Cup again falls short of other bids

San Francisco has officially been knocked off the list of candidates to…

Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco
Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco

SF confident in chances to host next America’s Cup despite reports

City officials are still hopeful that San Francisco will prevail — much…

Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco

S.F. can vastly improve direction of next America’s Cup if city wins bid

About halfway through the 34th America's Cup finals this past summer, Oracle…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 19 of the America's Cup Finals on September 25

S.F. makes pitch to host the America's Cup races in 2017

San Francisco isn't done with the America's Cup. With the Champagne that…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 19 of the America's Cup Finals on September 25
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Cheating scandal threatens Oracle's America's Cup defense

After years of preparation and countless controversies, software mogul Larry Ellison's Oracle…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
AP Photo/Eric RisbergOracle CEO Larry Ellison watches Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge of Italy during their America's Cup challenger series sailing race Tuesday

New Zealand Cup boss accuses Oracle of cheating

The head of America's Cup challenger Emirates Team New Zealand accused defending…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergOracle CEO Larry Ellison watches Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge of Italy during their America's Cup challenger series sailing race Tuesday
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

America's Cup festivities get underway in San Francisco

Let the races begin. The 34th America's Cup officially started Thursday with…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
Michal Czerwonka/Getty ImagesPresident of Electronic Arts Sports (EA Sports) Peter Moore talks about new games at an EA press briefing ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Orpheum Theater June 14

Oracle, Microsoft team up for cloud computing

Oracle Corp. and Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a partnership to give…

Michal Czerwonka/Getty ImagesPresident of Electronic Arts Sports (EA Sports) Peter Moore talks about new games at an EA press briefing ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Orpheum Theater June 14
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Industry eyes tech copyright fight

Although legal experts say a reversal of last year's Google vs. Oracle…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
AP File PhotoOracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison bought a small Hawaii airline Tuesday

Oracle's Larry Ellison buys small Hawaii airline

HONOLULU (AP) — Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison bought a small Hawaii…

AP File PhotoOracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison bought a small Hawaii airline Tuesday
Courtesy photoSinger-songwriter: Soul songstress and songwriter Joss Stone brings her world tour to Union Square. Her appearance is part of the Oracle Music Festival.

Joss Stone brings her world tour to Union Square

Who’s in townAuthor, historian, and Pulitzer Prize recipient Robert Massie talks about…

Courtesy photoSinger-songwriter: Soul songstress and songwriter Joss Stone brings her world tour to Union Square. Her appearance is part of the Oracle Music Festival.

Larry Ellison denies buying house in squabble about views of San Francisco Bay

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has denied buying a house next door to…

Ellison's Christmas list includes one giant boat race

The San Francisco Examiner predicts what The City’s leaders, losers, and movers…