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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has remade the company via acquisitions. Oracle has acquired a bevy of companies such as Siebel Systems, PeopleSoft, BEA Systems and others to become a significant applications player. Meanwhile, Oracle remains the database leader and displays strength in middleware. Oracle's next frontier: Hardware. The acquisition of Sun Microsystems could position Oracle as "T.J. Watson's IBM" or be a big headache.

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Photos: How Solarscope 'sees' the sun

Photos: How Solarscope 'sees' the sun

Developed by Light Tec Optical Instruments of Hyeres, France, the Solarscope is designed to allow safe viewing of sun spots and solar eclipses. The $89 "education version," shown here, has a screen big enough for several people to see at once.

July 20, 2006 by in Oracle

PeopleSoft today, 49ers tomorrow?

Following his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco,company CEO Larry Ellison answers questions about what's next in hisPeopleSoft buyout efforts--and if he has interest in purchasing SanFrancisco's football team.

December 8, 2004 in Oracle

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