BMW Oracle's skipper James Spithill lifts up the America's ...
May 13th, 2010
(Reuters) - BMW Oracle's skipper James Spithill lifts up the America's Cup trophy next to owner Larry Ellison (R) in Valencia in this February 14, 2010 file photo. Ellison makes a cameo as a billionaire, playboy software magnate in the movie Ironman 2. It is a role he knows well. He is playing himself -- chief executive of Oracle Corp, one of Silicon Valley's most enduring, successful and flamboyant figures. Picture taken February 14, 2010. To match Special Report ORACLE/ REUTERS/Heino Kalis/Files (SPAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS PROFILE) -
By Dan Levine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday closely questioned Google's claim that Oracle does not enjoy copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language. The issue, under review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, is being closely watched by software developers... [Full Article]
PARK RIDGE, N.J. (AP) - Cast members of "The Sopranos" were on hand over the weekend as a New Jersey town remembered native son James Gandolfini (gan-dahl-FEE'-nee). (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket developed by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, blasted off on Tuesday to put the company's first commercial satellite into orbit, staking a potentially game-changing claim in a global industry worth nearly $190 billion a year. The 22-story rocket lifted off... [Full Article]
Congratulations to 2008 and 2012 also-rans Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney, both of whom will be the subjects of upcoming TV/Netflix shows, one of which looks like it might be the best of this rapidly-growing genre. Her new show is called Amazing America with Sarah Palin and is on something called The Sportsman Channel. On the show, Palin will "ta... [Full Article]