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    Keeping Larry Ellison Safe Is Very, Very Expensive

    Does Larry Ellison really have twice as many enemies as Michael Dell? It’s certainly possible. Owning outsized spaceships yachts is bound to increase the amount of attention you get personally, and (to reverse a saying) all attention is possibly dangerous attention. Maybe since his marriage, he’s been threatened a a rash of jealous female Ellison […]

    / Aug 24, 2006 at 3:57 PM
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    How Ellison’s Harvard Pledge Got Revoked

    Harvard’s counter-offensive against Oracle CEO Larry Ellison never made much sense. Ellison said he decided not to hand over the millions he had pledged to the University when president Larry Summers resigned amidst trouble with the faculty. Harvard protested that Ellison broke off talks over the gift months before Summers resigned. We speculated that maybe, […]

    / Jun 30, 2006 at 10:39 AM
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    Harvard Hates Ellison

    We’re sure Harvard is a bit embarrassed that the shabby treatment it gave former university president Larry Summers may have cost it $100 million. But is bashing a would-be donor really the best reaction? Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has said he lost interest in a planned $100 million donation when Summers resigned in February after […]

    / Jun 28, 2006 at 3:33 PM

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