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It wouldn't be an Oracle/Ellison event without a yachting reference or two. Ellison is backing the next US America's Cup challenger.
Of further note is that the street that typically divides the North and South sections of the Moscone conference centre is closed and tents have been erected.
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San Francisco's weather was never far away.
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